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Board Member (Independent) NIFHA

  • Closing Date: 5 April 2021
  • Location: N/A
  • Salary: N/A
  • Contract: N/A
Work with NIFHA

NIFHA are currently seeking to recruit one independent Board Member outwith the housing sector in order to meet the requirement of our Articles of Association to have up to three Board Members from outside the housing sector.


Overall Purpose of the Role
The primary role of the Board is to manage the business of the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA), maintain its financial viability and compliance with the law.  The Board will work to ensure that the Federation meets its Aims and Objectives and its Mission Statement.

As a Board Member you will be working in a team deciding the strategic direction of the Federation.  This will include setting and monitoring the annual business plan.  You will ensure, via your ambassadorial role, that the views and the issues of our member organisations are considered in the decision-making process.  You will also ensure that the Board is fully accountable to the members for the decisions it has taken and actively engages with them to demonstrate this accountability.

See attached Job Description for more details.

Completed application forms should be returned via email by Monday 5 April 2021 to Margaret McIlwaine –

Please Note:  monitoring forms should be returned to