No.345 25 April 2016




25 April 2016

Tel: 020 3434 0990 | | | @CampbellTickel1

Opportunities bulletin | | 1

The Broadland Housing Group is a leading

independent affordable housing provider in

Norfolk and North Suffolk

Executive Finance Director


£85k per annum

We are looking for a creative individual who measures their contribution

through the eyes of the 'customer'; and their leadership impact through

the talent of their team. Your professional accountancy qualifications will

therefore just be the starting point for this role.

The operating environment that Broadland Housing Group has entered

provides opportunities and challenges in equal measure. We need

more than just accounting, treasury and economic acumen. The point

of difference for the appointed candidate will be their track record in

exercising financial ingenuity, whilst applying well-honed change skills

– ideally in a regulated environment.

This role will be of most interest to those with a progressive style,

a solutions focused approach, and an instinct to collaborate.

To find out more go to For an informal

discussion with our retained consultants, Campbell Tickell, please

contact their lead consultant Mark Glinwood on 07944 411484.

Closing date: Friday 13th May 2016

Part of the Broadland Housing Group,

incorporating Broadland Housing

Association, Broadland Meridian and

Broadland St Benedict’s.

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Operations Director

Circa £100K Euston, London

Leading change – delivering excellence…

Our next few years will be tough but

exciting, so our challenge is not for the

faint hearted; you will need to be

courageous in leading our staff teams

through the introduction of new

technology and new ways of working to

increase our efficiency, improve

customer service and deliver greater

results. An ambitious developing

organisation, we have a diverse

customer base and are committed to

great homes and services in

our communities.

As our Operations Director you will lead

and manage teams providing repair,

housing management, care and support

services, to customers in a broad range

of tenures. During this period of business

transformation you will play a key role in

framing the new activities, maintaining

performance and delivering efficiencies.

You will already have significant senior

experience of leading housing teams

through change, delivering consistent,

customer tailored services with excellent

results and maintaining our high levels of

staff engagement. Your varied housing

experience of our different customers

and tenures, together with a passion for

excellence will enable you to deliver in

this role.

If you are interested please contact

Mary Hope on 07948 978 804 or

020 3434 0990.

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Director of Neighbourhoods

c.£80K / North of England

“Quality homes and services in

mission relies heavily on the skills

Director of Neighbourhoods.

This is no ordinary housing job -

it requires a set of skills and an

understanding of customers and

The Director of Neighbourhoods

offers a very special opportunity

to push the boundaries of

housing service, innovate and

challenge the status quo.

Working with a great team you

housing values.

are looking for someone to join

our "Kirklees Family" who will

If all this matches your vision for

your future then please contact

our retained consultant

Kelly Shaw from Campbell Tickell

to find out more on

07900 363803 or email

Closing Date: 12 noon,

Friday 6th May 2016

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Chief Executive

£90K plus 10% Car Allowance


IDS is a specialist housing provider to the Jewish Community and

others, which owns and manages around 1500 properties in London.

Whilst we are proud of our heritage and history, with the appointment

of our new Chief Executive we are looking to the future to build on our

successes and adapt to sector challenges from a position of strength.

Having empathy with the social aims of a Jewish-led organisation, the

successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and the ability

to steer the organisation through the next stage of its development. In

particular, they will directly influence the development programme,

and provide an innovative lead in strategically maximising our assets

and resources.

This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact in a financially

strong organisation with a social ethos and focused sense of purpose.

For more information go to or for an

informal discussion call Denise Kirkham on 07833 475 669 or

020 3434 0990.

Closing: Tuesday 10 May 2016

First interviews: 25 May 2016

Second interviews: 15 June 2016

Campbell Tickell helping you find the right fit

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For over 40 years at Advance

we have put people at the

heart of everything we do.

We support thousands of people at home, at work and in the community – people who start from

a position of disadvantage due to their health or their disability, and who want more choice, more

control and more opportunities. Advance is currently at a strategic crossroads, and we are now

looking for an experienced and inspirational leader to work with us through the next phase of our

major change programme.

Director of Resources

c £93k pa Based in Witney,


This is an exciting opportunity for the

right candidate to really influence our

strategic direction, and inspire high

performance. As a wide-ranging role

which carries accountability for business

assurance and financial strength, it

requires the ability to form close links

with all specialist areas across the

business. As a qualified accountant you

will have substantial leadership

experience and a track record of

achievement at a strategic level. The

ability to secure strong commercial

performance whilst delivering social

outcomes is key – alongside a customer

focussed and collaborative approach.

At Advance our story is the story of

people’s hopes, dreams and wishes.

If you are interested in being part of this

story, go to and take

a look at the Candidate Pack. Then

contact our Lead Consultant, Denise

Kirkham on 07833 475 669

or 020 3434 0990 for a discussion.

Closing date: 9th May 2016

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Chief Executive @ Tai Calon Community Housing

Salary circa £105k plus benefits - South Wales

Our next Chief Executive will lead the organisation through a period of collaboration,

community growth and unrivalled opportunity for those living and working in South

Wales. Our objective is clear - to deliver great customer services whilst maximising

our assets for current and future generations.

A fundamental review of all key areas of the business has laid firm foundations for our

next leader to deliver the outcomes set out in our new strategic plan. Independence

will continue to characterise our distinctive offering; but greater collaboration will

widen the opportunities for all at Tai Calon to do even more, as ‘One Team’.

Your current role is not as important to us as your proven leadership talents. You

will have business instinct, and will have contributed to modernised governance in a

way that has connected strategic thinking to the realisation of genuine community

dividends. For more information visit:

For an informal conversation contact:

Mark Glinwood, lead consultant at Campbell Tickell,

on 079 444 114 84 or 020 3434 0990

Closing date: Monday 9 May 2016

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C £93k plus benefits / Colchester

Colchester Borough Homes is an award-wining organisation

providing management and maintenance services to around

7000 residential, commercial and public buildings in the area

– we even look after a castle! As an ALMO, set up and owned by

Colchester Borough Council, we have been part of the local

business community since 2003.

We are now looking for our next Chief Executive to take the

organisation forward through an exciting period of local and

organisational change. This is a great opportunity to join a

talented team in an open and customer focussed environment.

Currently operating at senior executive level, you will have

in-depth knowledge of housing and the current sector challenges.

However, you also need strong commercial experience, with the

proven ability to increase our trading activity and ‘future-proof’

the organisation. Equally important are your people skills, and

the ability to thrive and build relationships across the

organisation, the council and the wider

business and political environment.

For further information please contact our

retained consultant at Campbell Tickell,

Denise Kirkham on 07833 475 669

or 0203 434 0990.

A recruitment pack is available at

Closing date: Monday 9th May 2016 at 12 noon

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Going from

strength to strength...

Chair - £16k pa, Leeds

Yorkshire Housing is a strong, well established charitable housing association and social enterprise.

We own and manage more than 18,000 social, affordable and market rent homes throughout the

region and, as a major housing developer, we have ambitious plans to grow our house building

programme further. We also provide a range of high quality housing and care services helping people

with support needs to live independent lives.

With effective governance vital to the current and future success of Yorkshire Housing you will provide active

and inclusive leadership for the Board and strategic support and challenge to the Chief Executive and his team.

Your professional experience could be drawn from any field or sector, what matters is that you are a confident and

inspirational leader with the credibility that allows you to network and influence at a senior level in and outside

the sector. You will have a proven track record as an effective non-executive with strong strategic

financial, business and commercial skills, gained within a large, complex organisation.

For an informal discussion please contact Bill Barkworth on 07706 369 273 or Gera Patel on 0203 434 0990.You can

download the recruitment pack from or by emailing

Open evening: Tuesday 26th April Closing date: Wednesday 4th May

Yorkshire Housing aims to be as diverse as our communities and we positively welcome applications from underrepresented groups

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Want to make a

difference to grassroots

sport and physical activity across England?

Join our new Board!

The CSP Network leads, supports and represents the interests of 45 County Sports

Partnerships which are committed to improving lives by growing grassroots sport and

championing active lifestyles. We are looking to recruit a new Board to help shape

how CSPs achieve real outcomes for local people.

This is a really exciting time to get involved with

the Network – following the recent publication

of a game-changing new Government sport and

physical activity strategy.

We are looking for candidates who will bring

expertise from sport, education, health and

local government, as well as general corporate

skills, but who also importantly bring drive,

commitment, the ability to ask intelligent questions and be collaborative. Some of you

may have access to important networks or contacts in other sectors relevant to our

work and can enhance our strategic and political influence through your gravitas.

Others may bring a strong geographic overview of sports and physical activities.

Positions are non-remunerated but expenses can be paid.

Closing date for applications: 9am, 3 rd May 2016

First interviews: 19 th May 2016

For an informal discussion, please contact Radojka Miljevic via 020 3434 0983. You can download a

job pack from or by email at

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Finance Director

Salary package c.£83.500 pa

Suffolk Housing is an innovative and growing

organisation with over 2500 homes across

East Anglia. We are a values driven business,

expanding rapidly with constant change, and

balancing a strong business focus with a

social ethos.

We are looking for an innovative and flexible

FD to work as a key part of our Executive

team in achieving the strategic aims of the

business. A professionally qualified

Accountant, you will also have strong treasury

management skills. Equally important however

are your excellent leadership and motivational

skills, and affiliative and inclusive approach.

We’re looking for something different in our

FD! If you think that’s you then go to or for an

informal discussion call Denise Kirkham on

07833 475 669 or 020 3434 0990.

Closing : 27th April 2016

1st interviews: 12 May

2nd interviews: 24th May

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Executive Director

of Development

Yarlington Housing

- South West

Base Salary £100k, up to

10% Performance Pay

& 10% Car Allowance

Yarlington is at the leading edge of transformation in the housing sector

combining commercial drive with social purpose. Financially strong, ambitious

for customers and focused on alleviating housing need in the South West,

growth sits at the heart of our strategic plans.

We are looking to appoint an Executive Director who is accomplished in

delivering ‘in year’ outcomes in a way that achieves strategic aims. You will have

delivered a mixed spectrum of housing growth and led investment plans with

success measured in social and commercial return.

A team player, with tenacity, you will be joining a forward thinking influential

business that values progressive leadership. Our candidate pack is designed to

engage your curiosity and can be accessed at

If you would like further information, please contact Mark Glinwood on

07944 411 484 . The closing date for applications is Monday 25 th April 2016

at 12 noon.

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01/04/2016 10:38:43

If you love development, enjoy winning business and like the thought of

making an impact in a wider market - then this is a fabulous opportunity to get

in on the ground floor of a new and developing consultancy business.

Director -Head of Affordable


Competitive upto to £100k basic +

potential for 60% commission

Central London

If you are interested, please call Mary Hope on

0794 897 8804.

We will be talking to our client frequently about the

people we meet rather than a formal closing date, so

do contact us as soon as.

You can get more information at

Marsh and Parsons are a leading and expanding London estate agent, who pride

themselves on their ‘local know how’. They identify emerging opportunities in

the market and position themselves to reap the rewards. They see themselves as

in touch; confident not arrogant; competitive and fun. They have expanded

beyond traditional estate agents and offer a range of services including property

development consultancy.

Joining a dynamic and rapidly expanding team, you will be growing the

affordable housing offer to developers and RPs, on all stages of the

development process. With drive and determination, your offer will include

insight into development or sales, and a range of contacts amongst

development decision makers across London.

This is a start-up enterprise, so you will need to creative and tenacious in

exploring opportunity. But you will have a great brand behind you, with key

clients in place to get you started.

You will be coming in on the ground floor but the potential in the capital is to

grow very tall.

Campbell Tickell’s interim service

Looking for an interim to fill a

senior role?

We have a strong pool of experienced senior interims,

spanning a range of specialisms and functions. We can

help at short notice, offer competitive rates and provide

an on-going support service.

Contact us to find out how we can help: or 020 3434 0990.

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Senior Business Development Specialist

Competitive salary plus bonus/London

To express interest email:

Recently established organisation funding the development of new affordable housing seeks an established

development specialist to source new schemes. You will have strong experience in working with housing

associations, councils, housebuilders and developers. You will have a track record in originating deals and

bringing these to fruition. You will have a first rate understanding of these markets, excellent negotiating and

people skills, a credible and coherent presentational style, and a wide range of contacts. You will be working as

part of a growing team, but will have experience of operating on your own initiative. Live End of April 2016.


Director of Finance


This role will appeal to financial professionals whose advance technical skills are matched by their thirst

for leading in an environment driven by enterprise and change. It represents a rare opportunity to operate

in a tight geographical area but nevertheless shape a broad range of service ventures more akin to larger

organisations. Live End of April 2016.


Chief Executive

Competitive salary/West Midlands

National organisation with an exciting and growing portfolio of products and services for the social housing

and related sectors, seeks a new CE. With an impressive leadership track record; strong business and

commercial acumen; and infectious enthusiasm to help grow this successful business – you will appreciate the

influence that this role can have on this organisation, the sector and your career. Live End of April 2016.


Finance Director

Circa £70k/Central London

Unique housing provider seeks a senior financial professional. Your track record will give assurance on your

ability to give credible advice and support, quickly gaining the confidence of the CE and Board. You will be able

to motivate a small team to deliver a professional and proactive service. And have a keen interest in shaping the

corporate strategy. Live End of April 2016.


Chief Executive

Circa £60k/Reading

Innovative charity with a national profile, working in public protection, seeks a new CE. You are likely to have a

background in criminal justice or a related sector and you will be working with an expert board of trustees. This

might be your first CE role or you may already be operating at this level – but you will need an appreciation of

being the leader of an organisation that has a small staff team, as well as a national network of delivery projects.

This is a high profile role where you will need to effectively balance internal focus on viability and efficiency, and

an external profile to influence the national debate and policy on restorative justice.

Live End of April 2016.

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Excellent package with the

opportunity for flexible

working hours.

To apply please send your

CV, a covering letter and

your salary expectation to

the editor, via

Social Housing is part of the Ocean

Media Group, which also owns the

sector’s number one news title,

Inside Housing.

Social Housing, a leading and growing

national housing finance publication and

business information provider, is looking for

a housing data analyst to produce research

that makes a valuable difference to the

housing sector.

This is a rare opportunity for someone with

excellent analytical and data research skills

to make their mark as we enter a new

chapter for the social and affordable

housing sector.

You will have an in-depth understanding of

the housing sector; be able to collect,

manipulate, manage and develop data; and

use this to identify trends and spot data that

is highly relevant to the market. With good

communication skills and excellent attention

to detail, you will be highly analytical and


Social Housing is renowned for being a

trusted and timely source for data and

analysis - serving a sector that is firmly in the

political spotlight and at the heart of key

issues including the UK’s housing crisis and

welfare reform. Our data analysis is seen as

key reason for readership among

subscribers. So in this role so you will be

integral to our continued success.

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Voluntary board members

Our mission is to significantly improve the lives of those who are homeless,

vulnerable or in need of support by providing high quality, effective and

reliable housing, support and learning services – and we operate across

Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire and Sussex.

We’re recruiting three new voluntary board members with the passion and

expertise to drive our organisation forward. It’s not always easy and there are

sometimes tough decisions to be made.

We’re looking for people with a strong track record at board or management

level, together with experience in one of the following areas:

- services to vulnerable people (health, social care, supported housing)

- property management and maintenance

- human resources

- information and communication technology

As a non-executive director you’ll be required to attend quarterly board

meetings and two strategy days a year. You’ll also be expected to serve on

either our audit & risk or human resources & governance committee, which

both meet three times a year.

Board meetings are normally held in the evening in Southampton, while

committee meetings are normally held during the day at our head office in

Fareham. All reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

There are opportunities for our board members to attend training events and


Applications would particularly be welcome from women, people with

disabilities or from ethnic minorities as they are all currently under

represented on our board.

To apply please email Steve Benson, our chief executive and company

secretary at and he will send you all of the


The closing date is Tuesday 3 May 2016

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Cottsway is a Housing Association with over 4,500 homes based in West Oxfordshire. We have an ambitious programme to

deliver at least 750 homes in the next 5 years and are seeking to fill two new senior posts.

Assistant Director of Development and Assets

Salary up to £71,000 + car allowance

This new post brings together two key areas of the

business: development/sales and reinvestment in existing

stock. The successful candidate will be responsible for

effectively assessing the performance and return of our

assets in order to unlock further potential to increase

financial capacity and enhance our growth ambition.

Head of Property Services

Salary up to £62,500 + car allowance

Following a number of structural changes, we are now

ready to appoint a new Head of Property Services to take

our in-house property maintenance teams to the next level

of operation. We have a clear focus on driving productivity

and creating efficiencies, whilst providing a quality service.

Closing date for both jobs:


13 May

1/2/3 June

For further information about both posts and to apply go to For an

informal chat about either position please call Sue Lakin, Operations Director, on 01993-890140.

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leadership talent

The Campbell Tickell recruitment team have a brilliant track

record of attracting talent to leadership teams. We have helped

hundreds of organisations appoint the highest calibre executives

and non-executives, and senior interims. With a first time

success rate of over 97%, we will maximise value for money in

your recruitment.

Our success lies in understanding

your business; ensuring you

have a compelling message

about your opportunity in an

ever competitive market; and

delivering a recruitment process

that places a high premium on

candidate care, to further your


Make sure you recruit the right

leadership talent by giving us a

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