Director of Resources

We are looking for an energetic and driven person to lead our Resources team. You will be someone who can inspire, engage and mentor teams that are working hard to bring developments that span our whole organisation. The Resources directorate has big ambitions, and the teams within all have big plans that are closely linked to the delivery of our Corporate Plan. These include areas of Culture Change, IT Improvements, Customer Service and Value for Money.

We need someone who will confidently embrace future finance challenges; demonstrate problem solving and innovative thinking to deliver decarbonisation of  Tai Calon’s homes by 2030; enable teams that are supporting all of us working at Tai Calon to develop our culture of empowerment, teamwork and trust.

Regardless of your professional background, you’ll understand the importance of affordable housing. Our development programme is getting under way and this presents us with exciting future opportunities. You’ll embrace the principles of the Foundational Economy and the opportunity for key anchor organisations such as Tai Calon to support the development of the local economy. As an engaging and team focused leader, you will be able to develop an open and trusting relationship with our funders, regulator and other partners.

You will understand the need to achieve a fair balance between the affordability of rent, with the needs of business viability. Here at Tai Calon we can promise you a great and flexible place to work where your efforts will be appreciated and valued. We look forward to receiving your application.

Salary: Circa £85,000

The closing date for applications is: 12pm on 05/02/21 (No agencies!)

To apply for the role, you will need to email with the subject “Director of Resources” including the  following:

  • A CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements
  • A personal statement demonstrating how you meet the criteria for the role, in no more than 2,000 words
  • Details of two referees who we would be able to contact at shortlist stage (only with your consent)

Please ensure you have also completed and submitted the equal opportunities monitoring form provided on below.  The information on the form will be treated as confidential and used for statistical purposes only.


Job Pack (PDF)

Equal opportunities monitoring form (PDF)

The form will not be treated as part of your application. Should you have any queries in relation to the application process, or you experience difficulties emialing your application, please do not hesitate to telephone our HR team on 0300 303 1717.

If you have any queries regarding any aspect of the appointment process, need additional information or wish to have an informal and confidential discussion, then please call Elle Elliott – Head of HR & OD on 07976 349865.

Tai Calon will respect the privacy of any initial approach or expression of interest in this role, whether formal or informal. The above dates are indicative at this stage and are subject to change as required.

Please note that at first interview with Tai Calon you will be required to provide proof of identity and, where necessary, permission to work as required. You may also need to provide these documents when you are invited to attend interviews. Your application will be acknowledged and treated with strictest confidence.