Chief Executive

  • Position: Chief Executive
  • Location: North Edinburgh
  • Salary: £53,981 - £56,633
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 10
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 23 July 2018
SERVING OUR COMMUNITY SINCE 1990. West Granton Housing Cooperative is a fully mutual cooperative housing association providing 372 units of affordable housing for rent in North Edinburgh including in West Granton, West Pilton Park, Craigmuir Place, Ferry Road Ave, Colonsay Close and Waterfront Park. In addition, two parks and much of the landscaping in the area is owned, managed and maintained by WGHC. We’re delighted to share that our tenants’ satisfaction levels are extremely high and we are also financially robust.

Our current long standing Chief Executive will be retiring in the summer. Thus, the search is on to find an equally outstanding new inspirational leader, who, looking ahead, will work very closely with our excellent Board and Staff of 10, and focus on maintaining the current stock as well as coping with the challenges of changes to the welfare and regulatory systems.

The successful candidate will be; committed to the ethos and values of the Co-op, educated to degree standard, possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies or equivalent, together with CIH membership, desirably.

You will be very approachable and an effective people manager who possess a successful track record of housing managerial work experience, good all-round business awareness together with the ability to demonstrate delivery of outstanding customer services. Additionally, we hope that you will provide strategic direction, deliver excellent levels of customer service and inspire others to develop and grow with the Co-op as it too develops as a successful business in the future.

Excellent EVH Terms & Conditions are offered for this rarely available opportunity.

To apply please download an application pack above or contact our Recruitment Advisors, EVH at  Email: or Tel 0141 352 7445.

Closing date is 9am on Monday 23 July 2018.

Interviews will be held on Friday 17 August 2018.

A Basic Disclosure Scotland check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

West Granton Housing Co-operative Limited is a fully mutual co-operative housing association registered as a social landlord with the Scottish Housing Regulator (HAC 225); and is a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (2357 RS).