Central London, Greater London
£60,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

A home is a fundamental human need, as vital as education or healthcare. But in Britain today, that right is denied to millions of people whose lives are blighted by homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. For over 50 years Shelter have been striving for change and leading the way in response to what has become a national emergency.

Job Title: Assistant Director of Governance, Planning and Property

Location: London

Salary: £60k

Shelter exists to defend the right to a safe home. Every year, we help defend the rights of millions struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support, and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, a safe home will be a reality for everyone.

The Assistant Director of Governance, Planning & Property, a newly created role, which will be an integral role within Shelter's strategic and operational leadership teams. You will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for operational planning & performance, risk management, property, procurement and governance frameworks. Working closely with the Senior Executive Team, peers and other stakeholders, to support and foster key decision making across the charity which feeds into the strategic ambitions of the organisation.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with a successful leadership track record, of developing, driving and supporting operational planning and performance management with a diverse range of stakeholders. With significant experience of charity governance and working with non-executive trustees and committees, you will act as a strategic enabler in delivering cross organisational activity and strategic objectives.

You will enjoy cultivating positive relationships working across the whole organisation having substantial input to high level decision making. Offering personal credibility and commercial acumen you will demonstrate a personal commitment to ensure Shelter achieves its purpose.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference in a vibrant and exciting charity.

For further information about this exciting opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please visit the dedicated microsite via the Apply button.

Recruitment Timetable

Deadline for applications: 5 April 2020

Interviews with Prospectus: 13 April - 1 May 2020

Interviews with Shelter: w/c: 11 May 2020 & w/c: 18 May 2020

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

If after reviewing the microsite you feel you meet the criteria and you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Alex Williams or Suzannah Fazackerley at Prospectus. 

Shelter is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Appointments are made on merit.


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Refreshed on: 24 March 2020
Closed date: 10 April 2020
Tags: Operations, Governance