It’s a busy time for the social housing sector. There are challenges around every corner and organisations need our help.

To keep up with demand, HQN is currently looking for consultants in the following areas:

  • Health and safety/compliance
  • LA finance
  • Customer journey mapping
  • Repairs/maintenance
  • General all-rounder – housing management
  • TSM expert – data and satisfaction

So, if you’re looking for a new challenge to augment your housing career, consider yourself an expert in your field and keen to share your knowledge and experience with other housing professionals, we’d love to hear from you.

Interested? Send us your CV and tell us about your housing credentials in no more than 1,000 words, including:

  • Your areas of expertise
  • Examples of your achievements
  • What you are not so good at
  • Your future plans – where you see yourself in five years’ time.

What we are looking for:

  • In-depth knowledge of your specialist area with a wide range of experience (gained from more than one organisation)
  • A good understanding of the sector and sector benchmarking/norms/best practice – RPs, ALMOs and councils
  • Enthusiasm, energy and drive
  • A passion for service improvement
  • Ability to take a brief, interpret the requirements and deliver against it
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to relate to people at different levels, ability to get difficult messages across, ability to get information from people
  • Ability to write structured, reports which follow a logical order
  • Gravitas, ability to influence situations to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Good organisational skills and time management – track record of delivering complex projects to time and quality
  • Ability to work in a flexible way – adopting a hands-on practical style

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to influence the sector and make a difference
  • Support and guidance – mentoring and coaching, support to develop own products and services
  • Personal development – skills and knowledge, wider understanding of the sector
  • Working as part of a team on larger projects
  • Wide variety of assignments
  • Prompt payment terms
  • A network of clients/members
  • Research opportunities
  • Opportunities to work with other bodies.

All submissions should be sent to [email protected]