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Director, Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF)

Job level: Chief/Executive/Director/Dean

Organisation: Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) via Campbell Tickell Recruitment

Location: Coalville

Mode: Full time

Salary: £67,000 GBP

Topical areas: Housing, Development


If you have a passion for social justice, a global perspective, and believe in the power of knowledge - you’ve been waiting for this job for all your life. The Director will be leading an independent research organisation that promotes innovation in housing through collaborative research and knowledge transfer. To succeed, you will need to be an accomplished writer, engaging speaker, and talented leader. People may describe you as articulate, intelligent, influential, inspirational and resilient. You will believe that everyone should have access to decent housing and you will see the importance that sustainable housing has to play in achieving social justice.

For an informal discussion please contact Gera Patel on 020 3434 0990, or email

Job Description:

To lead the organisation, working with the Board to ensure BSHF continues to play a central and innovative role in influencing domestic and international housing matters in the context of social justice - through the delivery of high quality research and knowledge exchange. Please download and review the recruitment pack for further details.

How to apply:

Full details of the application process can be found in the recruitment pack found on the Campbell Tickell website: . Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents.

A list of BSHF publications and research reports can be found at: .

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed compliance and equality and diversity forms. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work. Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email to or by post to:

Campbell Tickell Recruitment
Olympic Office Centre
8 Fulton Road

Closing date: Monday 3 December 2012 at 12 noon
First interview: Tuesday 11 December 2012
Second interview: Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 January 2013

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.

Applications close 3 December 2012

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