Board Members – Castle Rock Edinvar



Board Members

  • Location:

Edinburgh

  • Closing Date:

Thursday 4th July 2019

About us

Castle Rock Edinvar is a member of the Places for People Group and one of Scotland’s foremost housing providers. Our mission is to be Scotland’s leading Placemaking partner.  Our mission is underpinned by five strategic pillars that drive our actions and results:

  • Placemaking – creating places that work for everyone
  • Innovating – creatively finding the right solutions
  • Partnering – working together for shared success
  • Investing – sustaining places and people
  • Wellbeing – enabling people to live their lives equitably

We don’t just build houses, we create and manage places, and the places we create stand out. We offer housing for everyone, from affordable housing right through to market sales, and all designed to meet people’s needs and aspirations. We believe in delivering more than just a service through having a positive social impact in the communities we serve.

What your role will be

Board members are collectively responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organisation and ensuring its long term success. They must ensure, working alongside the Leadership Team, that the organisation achieves its aims and objectives efficiently, effectively and in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Board members will be expected to attend & contribute to a minimum of 6 evening Board meetings per year, plus participation in additional sub committees as required.

Your background

We would welcome applications from a wide and diverse range of individuals to complement the existing range of expertise on the Board. We would particularly welcome interest from anyone with senior level experience in any of the following areas:

  • Housing;
  • Asset Management;
  • Sustainability;
  • Politics or Local Government;
  • Health & Social Care;
  • Infrastructure & Placemaking;
  • Change Management;
  • Organisational Development;
  • Mentoring/Leadership.

Naturally, we would expect you to be fully conversant with the usual legal and fiduciary duties of a Board member, aligned with corporate responsibility and good governance. These duties will be discharged in association with our core SPIRIT values of Support, Positivity, Integrity, Respect, Innovation and Togetherness.

What’s next?

To apply, please visit here and upload a CV and supporting statement explaining why you feel you are suitable for this role.         

Interviews are expected to be held on 1st and 2nd August 2019.