Role No: 1010

A Non-Executive Director (Non Exec) specializing in Risk and Compliance is required for a leading housing association based in London.

Our client provides housing for those who are unable to afford to rent privately, and helps working households on modest incomes to own their own home. They also provide services to people with support needs to enable them to live fulfilling independent lives.

The appointed Non-Exec will be required to sit on the Audit and Risk Sub-Committee.


The Company

  • Our client is a provider of affordable housing and care and support services in London and the Home Counties and has strong social values allied to commercial and business expertise.
  • It owns and manages over 6,000 homes and has a turnover of £60 million.
  • Its services include key worker accommodation, shared ownership and social housing for both general tenants and vulnerable tenants with learning disabilities and mental health issues. These tenants often require additional support and services which the organization also provides.
  • They also build some homes for outright sale, because the profits from the sales help to finance their charitable activities
  • The organization is based in London, a short walk from a major rail and tube station.

Non-Exec Director Role/Requirements:

We are looking for a Non-Exec Director to sit on the Audit and Risk Sub-committee with the following requirements:

  • Strong understanding of Risk Management
  • Experience of designing and implementing compliance systems
  • Experience of operating compliance functions in a range of business sectors
  • An appreciation of finance and audit
  • Governance experience
  • Previous experience of being Non-Exec is not necessary

The Non-Executive Director will be expected to work on average 1-2 days per month (more during the first 6 months to accommodate induction).  They will be expected to attend 4 Board meetings a year (in early evening), 2 one day ‘strategy planning events’ (held on a weekend), serve on the Risk Committee in addition to the main Board which will meet 2-4 times a year and attend occasional training sessions and site visits.

The remuneration package for this role is of £4.5k per annum.

Applying for the role:

Candidates who feel they meet the above criteria are invited to apply having first registered their CV with First Flight Non-Executive Directors (if they have not already done so – there is no charge) by using our “Apply For Role” tab for role Number 1010 and completing the application form explaining how they match the key criteria we have set out for the role.


The role closes on: 4th November 2016


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