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Chief Executive Recruitment

Chief Executive
Salary – £71,000 – £73,000
Glasgow / Hybrid Working


Ardenglen is looking to appoint a new Chief Executive. They are searching for an experienced and skilled leader to lead and inspire the Senior Leadership Team, exercising control of the day to day running of Ardenglen and the management of its resources whilst ensuring that it complies with legislative, regulatory and other requirements.  The Chief Executive will be responsible and accountable to the Board, providing inspired strategic and operational leadership ensuring the achievement of the organisational aims, values, objectives and performance targets.  The role has responsibility for further developing the growing community anchor role of Ardenglen in developing regeneration activities that support the development of an economically, physically and socially sustainable community.

As a candidate you should have substantial senior management experience with significant staff responsibilities and a proven track record of leading multi-disciplinary teams through significant and effective change.   You will have a thorough and relevant knowledge of the general Scottish Social Housing environment including funding, legislation, statute, regulatory framework and wider community regeneration.  Knowledge of strategic and operational finance reporting, treasury issues and understanding management accounts, budgets and investment methodologies is essential as is knowledge of the Regulatory Standards of Governance and Financial Management as issued by the Scottish Housing Regulator.  You will possess proven strategic leadership skills and the ability to create, communicate and deliver a clear vision, culture for Ardenglen HA.  Experience of supporting and servicing a voluntary Board or Management Committee is required to ensure effective governance of the organisation.   You must be an excellent communicator and a relationship/partnership builder; you should be approachable to your team and tenants and be able to effectively communicate on paper through writing and presenting reports on a regular basis. Above all, you will be a committed, people-driven person, energetic for change and supportive of those around you as well as the wider social regeneration of the Castlemilk area.

Ardenglen HA are a modern employer and are developing a hybrid working model appropriate for the needs of the business, our customers and our team.  This model will be developed to allow flexibility of home/office operation in future.

How to Apply

To apply for the position please CLICK HERE to complete a short form and upload a CV and supporting statement.  We would be grateful if you could include the following information in your supporting statement:

  • Current or most recent salary
  • Details of two referees (please note that referees will not be contacted until offer stage or without prior consent

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on their application matching the detail provided in the job description.  We would therefore ask applicants to provide clear evidence to show how your experience, skills and knowledge match those requirements as well as why you are interested in the role.

You will receive an automatic acknowledgement of your application – if you do not receive this please contact Melissa Scholes on 0141 212 7555.


If you would like to have a confidential confidential discussion please contact either Nigel Fortnum or David Currie on 0141 212 7555.


Recruitment Dates

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th April 2022
Longlist interviews: Wednesday 11th May 2022
Psychometric assessments: completed by Monday 16th May 2022
Shortlist interviews: Wednesday 18th May 2022


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