Board Chair – As Chair of the Board you will provide oversight and leadership to the RBH Board and society and ensure the highest levels of governance are maintained at all times, and that the mutual nature of RBH and its values and principles underpin all Board business and decisions.
You will act as an ambassador for RBH, nurturing and developing strategic local, regional and national relationships, such as with the Homes and Communities Agency, the Council and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. Similarly you will build and maintain relationships within the society, including with the Chair of the Representative Body, the Chief Executive, the Executive and Non-executive Directors, the Secretary, members, tenants and employees to ensure RBH continues to deliver the excellent services that meets the needs of the community.
Non-executive Director (and Chair of the Audit Committee) – In addition to being Non-executive Director you will lead the Board’s Audit Committee which meets four times a year, ensuring the Committee scrutinises and receives assurance on the internal controls for risk, compliance and other management processes and that they are aligned to key business strategy and risk. You will ensure the Committee members are suitably equipped to fulfil their responsibilities and that a strong and effective relationship is maintained with the Board.
Non-executive Director – As a Non-executive Director you will be at the core of the decision-making process, providing leadership, contributing expertise to strategic discussions, and delivering oversight within the strategic framework set by our elected Representative Body. The Board also has a key role in building strong links with our members through liaison with the Representative Body. We are looking for an individual who can help us develop our vision for the future, who shares our values, and who is committed to the principle of mutuality to help us succeed together. In particular we are looking for an individual with knowledge and experience in at a senior level in governance and social housing.
About Rochdale Boroughwide Housing
RBH is the UK’s first tenant and employee co-owned mutual housing society, placing members at the heart of decision-making to provide better places for everyone to live and work.