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  • Closing Date: 5 August 2022
  • Location: Belfast
  • Salary: n/a
  • Job Ref: AHBM 07/22
Work with NIFHA

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals who share Ark Housing’s values and are willing to commit the time to support our work in addressing housing need.

This is an exciting time to be part of Ark Housing’s journey. Board members undertake a vital role in setting our strategic direction and in meeting the challenges of governance and leadership in the Association as well as a broader role in influencing the development of housing policy and strategy in Northern Ireland. In 2021-22, our turnover was in the region of £4.6m with fixed assets of £91m. Our five-year development plan is expected to expand our housing stock by more than 800 units with capital investment in the region of £100m.

We welcome applications from all sections of our community and from persons who can demonstrate skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Legal Profession
  • Building / Construction
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Social Housing / Policy
  • Audit, Compliance and Risk Management
  • Organisational Development and Change Management
  • Business Improvement and Customer Excellence
  • Strategic Leadership
  • HR, PR & Community Engagement
  • Equality, Diversity and Good Relations

At shortlisting stage, preference will be given to those applicants demonstrating significant experience and knowledge in Legal Profession, Building / Construction, or Investment Finance. Whilst this is a voluntary role, all out-of-pocket expenses incurred undertaking the role will be reimbursed. The average time commitment involved would be in the region of attending up to 10 x two-hour Board & Committee meetings per annum, as well as attending ad-hoc conferences, training and seminars.

An Expression of Interest Form, Role Description and additional information can be requested by emailing our Corporate Services department.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications is Friday 5th August 2022 at 12.00 noon.