bpha is the largest single provider of affordable housing within the Oxford to Cambridge arc. Over the last 30 years, it has grown from its roots as a Large Scale Voluntary Stock Transfer (LSVT) from North Bedford Borough Council to being a strong regional organisation with 19,250 homes. bpha is a ‘social business’ with charitable aims so whilst the organisation is run with a commercial ethos to achieve high ‘value for money’ standards, all surpluses that are generated (£27m in 2019/20), are reinvested in the organisation.
bpha is led and governed by its Board supported by an Audit and Risk Committee, a Remuneration and Nominations Committee, a Group Treasury Committee, a Customer Committee and a Development and Asset Committee. The Board as a whole is collectively responsible for ensuring the success of bpha and compliance with all legal and regulatory obligations by directing and supervising bpha’s affairs.
bpha are looking for ONE new Board member who has experience of service delivery in a business with a strong customer service ethos; where customer engagement using a blend of digital and other engagement approaches has underpinned improvements in customer experience and satisfaction. It is anticipated that this new Board member would also join bpha’s Customer Committee.
The anticipated time commitments of approximately 30 days per annum to include Board and Committee meetings, preparation time and other requirements including but not limited to Board development days and training. Board member remuneration is £12,000 p.a.
For further information, please download the candidate pack by clicking the link below.
If you wish to apply please supply the following:
- A detailed CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements.
- A covering letter (maximum two sides) highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the person specification. Please note that the covering letter is an essential and important part of your application.
- Details of two professional referees together with a brief statement of their relationship to you and over what period of time they have known you, referees will not be contacted without your prior consent.
- Please submit your CV and Cover Letter using the form on this page or to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to discuss this role informally before applying, please call 0207 267 8369 to leave a message for Jelil Akinwande or send an email to email@example.com.
bpha welcome applications from anyone regardless of disability, ethnicity, heritage, gender, sexuality, religion, socio-economic background and other differences. Should you chose to apply, as part of Inclusive Boards’ continuing efforts to promote diversity, please fill out our DIVERSITY MONITORING FORM