Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Closing date: Tuesday 26 May

Salary: £110,000 plus benefits

Location: Redcar and Scarborough

This is a rare opportunity to join us at a key stage in our evolution. 

Please note, Dixon Walter are advertising this vacancy on our behalf. 

The COO is a pivotal leadership appointment. You will lead a large team at the core of the organisation and colleagues will look to you for your leadership, inspiration and integrity. Working closely with the CEO and CFO the COO will run the business on a day to day basis delivering key services including customer services, housing and income management, care and support, customer insight and intelligence, repairs and maintenance and commercial management.

We are looking for an individual with a top tier career track record in a large and complex environment.  You will have raw talent, drive, imagination, leadership and team working skills in that rare blend that will enable you to look over the horizon and transform the organisation and the customer offer, taking our people along with you.  You will be at the forefront of developing the five-year strategic plan and the implementation of a new digital approach for our customers. We need well tested leadership skills, good knowledge of the customer and how to deliver an exceptional service.

Beyond is a collaborative, challenging and progressive environment where leadership and teamwork combine to deliver exceptional results. If you are interested in finding out more please call for a confidential discussion. We will consider talented people from all sectors and previous experience of the housing sector is not necessary.

This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of Beyond Housing. For an informal discussion please contact Jim Allcroft, Executive Search Consultant on 07388 642 631 or

Applications should be made via email to by Tuesday 26 May 2020 and must include on separate documents:

  • A letter of application setting out your interest in the role and details of how you match the person specification (no more than two pages of A4)
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Details of three referees and your current remuneration (referees will not be contacted without your permission)
  • A completed equal opportunities form.

Interview dates to be confirmed in due course.

Diversity is valued at both Beyond Housing and Dixon Walter and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Following receipt of your application you will receive an acknowledgement from Dixon Walter. Within this response you will be required to provide consent under the new general data protection regulations. If you fail to provide this consent your application will not be processed further.