Board Member & Chair of Audit & Risk Committee

Job Title: Board Member & Chair of Audit & Risk Committee
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sittingbourne, Kent
Salary: £11500 - £16000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14093208/001_1587547724
Contact Name: Rebecca Scuffam
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2020 10:28

Job Description

Audit & Risk Committee Chair and Board Member position with one of the UK's largest housing associations.

Client Details

Our client is one of the largest housing associations in the UK. A major social landlord and developer with an annual turnover of £340m, the organisation provides over 44,000 homes for 90,000 people in London, the Midlands and South East England.

The organisation is strong and focused on working closely with key stakeholders to meet housing needs, and create safe, sustainable communities. Residents are at the heart of everything they do. Together, as one team, with the Board and executives, they co-design and scrutinise to improve services and deliver value for money.

At our clients core is social rented housing, but the organisation is about more than bricks and mortar. Residents are encouraged to reach their full potential with financial and employment support as well as training, and events to promote good health and wellbeing.


Leading the Audit & Risk Committee and being a member of the Board.

The Committee Chair will work with the Chair of the Board, CEO, CFO, and other Board and executive colleagues, to shape how our client resources and delivers their new strategy

This is an exciting time for a Board member to join our clients business as the launch of the 2020-25 strategic plan in April brings new and ambitious goals, including the development of new homes, and the transformation of services through co-creation with residents.

The expected time commitment for this appointment as the Chair of Audit & Risk and Board Member is approximately two days a month.


The organisation is looking for an outstanding and committed individual.

You must have prior experience in a NED position and ideally have a strong background in senior finance/internal audit/risk roles in large and complex organisations, to lead the Audit & Risk Committee and join the Board.

The total expected time commitment for this appointment as the Chair of Audit & Risk and Board Member is approximately two days a month.

Job Offer

  • £11,500 pa going up to £16,000 in July 2020
  • The opportunity to direct the Internal Audit & Risk framework
  • The opportunity to guide and challenge the organisation to ensure they make the best and most informed decisions
  • Deadline of 22nd April 2020