Head of Governance and Transformation

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Head of Governance and Transformation – Edinburgh


Location: Edinburgh
Working hours: 35 hours per week
Remuneration: £55,231 - £ 62,613 per annum
Closing Date: 25th April 2022 noon
Reference: 057

Head of Governance and Transformation

Hanover has been successfully housing and supporting people in Scotland for more than 40 years. Our core purpose is to help people feel safe and secure at home so they can live full and independent lives. We proudly provide and manage a wide range of housing throughout Scotland that enhances our residents’ quality of life.

Are you an experienced strategic improvement manager with a track record of delivering success? Someone who is innovative and able to lead and motivate others to succeed in an evolving environment? Do you have experience of and the core values to work with a leading specialist housing association?   Do you want to help us shape the next chapter of a sector leading organisation?

If so, our Head of Governance and Transformation post will offer you the opportunity to join our Executive Leadership Team and, reporting directly to our Chief Executive, contribute to our overall business improvement and transformation strategy and delivery plan with prime responsibility for ensuring effective assurance and governance.

We are dedicated to delivering amazing homes and services to older people across the housing and care sector in Scotland.  We have developed an exciting new Strategy setting out our vision for the next period of our development. You will lead a business-critical team to design and deliver a range of programmes with a flair for collaboration and eye for detail.

We are looking for a candidate that can identify with the values of the organisation, share our ambition for Hanover and the customers we serve and provide the drive and energy to achieve our outcomes.

About the Role

This role is responsible to the Director of Business Support & Transformation and will be an integral part of the Executive Leadership Team.  You will work closely with the Chief Executive as well as Directors and the Senior Management Team with collective responsibility to provide robust systems and frameworks to achieve continuous improvement and the delivery of strategic objectives.

This is a complex role requiring the skilful balancing of multiple work streams underpinned with strong leadership qualities including:

  • A proactive contribution to organisational development and management of change
  • Demonstrating a wide understanding of the housing association sector and the relative governance frameworks
  • Leading a dedicated team to sculpt and support a culture of improvement, collaborative working and delivery of high-quality services
  • Being an ambassador for effective performance management to ensure robust planning

These form the pillars on which your success in the role will be built. If you can bring these attributes and values and want to be part of the Hanover team then we can offer a competitive package and the opportunity to be part of a thriving, innovative team that is making real impact and changing lives for the better.

What We Offer

Hanover is accredited with The Silver Investors in People Award. Aside from offering a supportive and friendly environment where our people are valued and appreciated, we’ll see that your hard work and drive to succeed are rewarded:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension options
  • Flexi-working
  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing Support Service
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Long service and retirement awards

Application Process

Please submit your application online via our website: Work with us – Hanover Scotland

Interviews are scheduled to take place on the 3rd & 9th of May 2022 in Edinburgh or via MS Teams.

For an informal discussion on the post, please email Wendy Russell wrussell@hanover.scot to arrange a suitable time.

Hanover is an equal opportunity and disability confident employer.

Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association Ltd

Scottish Charity no: SC 014738


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