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Reference: RHLOCT20

Job details

Location

Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2AL

Job type

Fixed-term, Part time

Closing date

15/11/2020 11:59 pm

Salary: All reasonable expenses covered 

Fixed Term 

“Help drive Portsmouth’s ambitious vision for transformational change” 

Ravelin Housing Ltd (RHL) is wholly owned by Portsmouth City Council.  This subsidiary company forms part of the Ravelin Group which also includes: Ravelin Group Ltd and Ravelin Property Ltd.  RHL is a commercial (non-teckal) subsidiary company that will deliver housing and property projects in and around the Portsmouth area.

Your new role

The role of Non-Executive Director (NED) will be with Ravelin Housing Ltd (RHL) and will report to the Chairman.

A NED will bring innovation and experience and will drive forward the strategic agenda of the Board.

There should be constructive challenge of proposals so that decisions made by the Board achieve the best commercial outcome and deliver in-line with the approved business case which is reassessed annually.

You must be able to balance the need to remain independent of the operational day-to-day business of the company while maintaining a level of knowledge that will enable them to challenge, where appropriate, and pose tough, objective questions.

You must be able to scrutinise operational and financial performance and be satisfied as to the integrity of financial, commercial and other business information.

This is an opportunity to be part of an organisation through its formative years and periods of change, establishing a pipeline of developments, a robust supply chain and a high quality Housing Service with customer care at its core.

What you’ll need to succeed 

As NED at Ravelin Housing Ltd you must have extensive experience of operating at a senior level within Housing or Property Development, preferably as a Director or Non-Executive Director.

A strong business acumen is essential.

You will need to be able to analyse and interpret complex data and on occasion present this information to the Board meaning the ability to effectively chair meetings is essential.

You will have a thorough understanding of how to provide strategic direction as well as knowledge of governance and how Boards can add value.

Have an interest in the delivery of mixed and balanced Housing Developments.

The ability to empathise with, communicate with, lead and inspire a wide range of people, both internally and externally.

Apply specialist knowledge and experience appropriately.

Relationships are key, you must be able to develop and maintain constructive professional relationships with the executive team, other board members, governors and key stakeholders. 

What next

For full details of this exciting opportunity, please read the “Job Profile” to ensure your application meets the requirements of the role and you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile.

If you would like additional information or to set up an informal discussion with Tristan Samuels – Director of Regeneration, please contact sharan.cooper@portsmouthcc.gov.uk making reference to this role and the reference RHLOCT20

Applications via email should be sent to: sharan.cooper@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Closing time/date – Midnight 15th November 2020 

Applications received after this may not be considered.

You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK.

How to apply

Email

If you would like additional information or to set up an informal discussion with Tristan Samuels – Director of Regeneration, please contact sharan.cooper@portsmouthcc.gov.uk making reference to this role and the reference RHLOCT20

Applications via email should be sent to: sharan.cooper@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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