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Director, Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF)

Job level: Director

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

Location: Coalville, Leics, UK

Mode: Full time

Salary: £75,000 GBP

Topical areas: Housing, Development


Do you have a passion for social justice, a global perspective, and believe in the power of knowledge?

As Director you will be leading an independent research organisation that promotes innovation in housing through collaborative research and knowledge transfer.

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. People may describe you as articulate, intelligent, influential, inspirational and resilient. To succeed, you will need to be an accomplished writer, engaging speaker, and talented leader.

Job Description:

Purpose of role 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. Expected salary range £75k - 80k.

How to apply:

For an informal discussion please contact Gera Patel on +44 20 3434 0990. You can download the job pack from or email

Closing date 6 February (12 noon)
First interview 17 February
Second interview 24 February

Applications close 6 February 2014

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