Vacancy: Independent Board Chair

CHIC is a consortium of housing associations and local authority landlords in the Midlands, South and Wales which together own and manage over 400,000 homes. CHIC delivers Smart Asset Management for its members, who work collaboratively to procure building materials, contractor frameworks and to build new homes. CHIC focuses on innovation in reducing asset management costs and in delivering social value.

The Board, which comprises senior member representatives, is appointing its first Independent Chair. An effective mediator and influencer, you will need to be a strategic thinker, have a strong commercial acumen and an enthusiasm to promote innovative new ideas.

Ideally you will be a high-profile individual in the social housing, construction or property sectors, able to develop relationships at a senior level and willing to utilise your extensive networks to act as an ambassador for CHIC, to grow its membership and to maximise the use of its services.

If you think you have the qualities to play a leading role in the success of CHIC, then we would like to hear from you. For a time commitment of 3 – 4 days a month, a remuneration of £12,000 is available.

For a confidential discussion and to request a candidate pack, please contact our MD, John Fisher on 07702 230489 or

Closing Date: Friday 14th July
Interviews: Friday 21st July in Birmingham