Chief Executive

  • Position: Chief Executive
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £73,943 - £76,490
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 10
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 29 May 2018
With over 2000 tenants, residential and commercial owners receiving services and with 40 years local experience, Glasgow West Housing Association Ltd (GWHA) is a respected community controlled, charitable housing services provider in the West End of Glasgow.

GWHA operates within a mature set of multi-tenure, inner city neighbourhoods, in the Anderston, Burnbank Gardens, Hillhead, Kelvingrove, Hyndland and Partick communities, in the West of Glasgow. The area consists mainly of tenure invisible, high density pre-1919 tenemental stock, with few gap sites and infrequent, challenging, development opportunities.

We are proud of our resilience and roots; originating from Hillhead HA in 1978 and maturing through the successful fusion of 7 housing stock transfers; 5 from local housing associations and 2 from Glasgow Housing Association.

GWHA employs 60 staff, owns 1486 houses and through our subsidiary, Glasgow West Enterprises Ltd, provides factoring services to 581 residential and commercial owners.

Following the decision of our longstanding CEO to retire in September of this year, we now wish to recruit a new CEO. The successor will have considerable experience and an outstanding track record in social housing leadership, at either first or second line level, along with experience of working with a voluntary board and sustaining the highest standards of governance. You will be inspirational and passionate about community controlled housing, equality and driving exemplary customer services and asset management, You will demonstrate sound judgement, business and financial acumen, along with excellent organisational, management, interpersonal, communication skills.

Possession of a tertiary level qualification, will be a pre-requisite; a management qualification and/or CIH membership would also be desirable.

Generous EVH Terms and Conditions, including a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, apply.

Full details are set out within the application pack available to download above or from our Recruitment Advisors, E: glasgowwest@evh.org.uk or Tel: 0141 352 7445


Closing date for applications: 12 Noon on Tuesday 29 May 2018

Interviews will be held in central Glasgow on Thursday 14 June 2018.


Interviewees may also be required to attend and participate in testing at a mutually convenient time in the 2 weeks prior to interview.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Scotland check.