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Head of Business Change

Vacancy Salary £70,378.07
Vacancy Location Agile Homeworking
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This is a Permanent, Agile Home-working vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

“The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again”……Justin Trudeau’s wasn’t actually referring to what we’ve got going on at YH when he made this speech, but he’s spot on.   

We’ve got some big ambitions here at Yorkshire Housing and an even bigger change agenda to match. And we need an experienced Head of Business Change who is up for the challenge.  


A bit more about what you’ll get up to…  

  • You’ll use your expert knowledge and experience of change management tools and approaches like Prosci, to work alongside our Head of Portfolio Delivery to make sure our business teams are ready and raring to go when it comes to changes in their area.  

  • You’ll play a lead role in effectively landing change across the business, working with your small but perfectly formed team of Business Leads and SMEs to make sure we hit the spot when it comes to delivering change.   


What we’re all about   

  • We own and manage nearly 20,000 homes (and counting) across Yorkshire and our mission is to make it possible for our customers to have a place they’re proud to call home.  

  • We’re all about customer experience and thinking differently to offer great services. 

  • We’re also a major developer in Yorkshire with plans to build 8,000 new homes. 

  • To do all this, we need great people to work with us. Could that be you?  


Sounds good right? Here’s what we need from you…  

  • Experience of supporting the Senior Responsible Owner as a career professional business change manager 

  • Experience of leading and developing a team of Business Leads and SME’s, some of which will work in a matrix style approach, to grow a professional business change function  

  • Brilliant stakeholder management– in fact, you live and breathe preparing your stakeholders and teams for change 

  • You work at pace and enjoy managing a wide variety of competing priorities. 


What’s in it for you

In return, we offer a salary of £70,378.07 per annum for a 35 hour week, 28 days annual leave (raising annually to 33 days) plus Bank Holidays. 

We also work (truly) flexibly, and believe work is something you do, not somewhere you go. So this role is predominantly going to be homebased but we would like to see you from time to time to say hello!

But that’s not all. We offer a reward package to suit everyone. At YH, you can claim back for prescriptions, eye tests and more with our cash plan, make the most of a variety of retail discounts and take advantage of our pension scheme where we’ll match your contributions up to 9%, just to name a few.

Our people’s health and wellbeing is one of our top priorities, and you can make the most of our readily available wellbeing support package. This includes access to a library of free fitness classes, as well as an instant My GP service and free counselling sessions with a trained professional.


So, now you’re really interested?

At YH, we’re actively building a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where everyone can contribute their best work and be themselves. We believe difference is what makes us stronger and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve, so we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds for this role.

If you require additional support with your application, please contact our recruitment team via email to recruitment@yorkshirehousing.co.uk.


The fine print

The closing date for applications will be 28th August but we might close it early if we get lots of fab candidates, so don’t wait!

If you’re applying for this role internally, you must inform your current Line Manager.

We’re looking for people who want to get stuck in and make a positive difference to people’s lives. We want you to own the work you do and achieve impact.

You’ll make it happen by being curious and creating trust with our customers and each other. We want you to love what you do and have fun along the way.  

We’ve got a few ‘house rules’ at Yorkshire Housing (no pun intended!). One of them is work is something that you do, not somewhere that you go and another is that we think in careers, not jobs. Our flexible working environment and friendly culture means you can be yourself, take advantage of development opportunities and succeed – that’s just how we roll. 

We’re inclusive and welcoming and offer a fun and open culture with a shared belief in making a positive difference to people’s lives – it really does feel like joining a big family!

A flexible approach to the working week

Join our pension scheme, we’ll match what you pay in up to 9%

Minimum 25 days annual
leave plus buy/sell option

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