Chief Commercial Housing Officer

Flexible with head office in Bristol
Circa £90,000

Hft is one of the largest charities in England and Wales supporting people with learning disabilities. We are passionate about what we do and we use our unique understanding of the challenges facing the people we support to speak up with them to bring about positive change. This is a pivotal time for Hft and an exciting time to join us as we build our new team and focus on our future.

The Role

We have embarked on a journey of transformation to extend our reach and impact and our Chief Commercial Housing Officer is one of seven new “Chief” roles we have created, forming a new Executive Board. This is a critical role for us in transforming our current estates function to be a commercially focused, outstanding housing provider and enabling us to explore our strategic ambition of becoming a registered social housing provider to extend our reach and impact going forward. Our sights are firmly on the future when we will deliver sustainable, ambitious, innovative and dynamic housing services ideally to both Hft care operations and to others who would benefit from our skill and expertise in this area. 

This is a significant leadership role at the heart of our new executive board. You will provide strategic direction and commercial leadership across all elements of our housing and estates portfolio. You will be an ambitious, strategic housing expert with deep knowledge of the 2020 Charter for Social Housing Residents – Social Housing White Paper. Your commercial insight into how we transform our assets to deliver best in class housing and other building-based care services will be invaluable; and you will have an outstanding track record of leading transformation and change within a complex housing and estates portfolio to deliver exceptional standards and excellent services. You will bring the leadership experience to do this alongside the values we cherish and the focus to deliver. 


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.