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    Sage Housing, a for-profit registered provider, is looking to appoint a Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

    Sage Housing was founded by Blackstone in December 2017 and is committed to delivering high quality affordable housing across England. Sage's portfolio consists of 100% new build Section 106 units, with over a £1 billion (7,000 units) delivery pipeline and plans to deliver over 20,000 units by 2022. Blackstone is the largest real estate investor in the world with $136 billion of assets under management.

    This is a critical appointment for the organisation where depth of experience as a member of a remuneration committee is essential. Sage Housing adheres to the UK Corporate Governance Code and therefore requires someone who has been a member of a Remuneration Committee that operates under this code for at least one year previously.

    Sage deliver new, high quality, affordable homes rather than acquiring existing stock. They want to add to the supply of affordable housing because they understand that there is a need for well-built, well-designed and well-managed homes that are truly affordable.

    The successful candidate will be expected to add value to Sage Housing's business by contributing expertise and insight to determine strategy, direction and control in the interests of customers. As a Board member, you have ultimate responsibility for the governance of Sage Housing, your central role is to direct and control how Sage Housing operates. This includes; strategic direction and policies, establishing and overseeing control and risk management frameworks and ensuring that Sage Housing achieves its aims and objectives.

    As Chair of the Remuneration Committee you will have overall responsibility for ensuring that remuneration arrangements support the strategic aims of the business and enable the recruitment, motivation and retention of senior executives while also complying with the requirements of regulation.

    As the successful Chair you will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of good corporate governance and the role of the Remuneration Committee. You will understand LTIPS, associated governance and be able to think objectively and exercise independent judgement. You will be required to inspire confidence in others and have a willingness to work within the terms of reference for the remuneration committee. The ideal candidate will come from a commercial background and previously held board level positions in high profile organisations. Significant experience in organisation development and reward would be of particular interest.

    As a registered provider, Sage is regulated by the Regulator for Social Housing. They are committed to the highest standards for their customers and local authority partners and work with some of the most experienced Registered Providers in England to manage their homes.

    The term of office for this appointment is 3 years.

    If you have previously operated as a member of a Remuneration Committee and are interested in joining Sage at this exciting time, please apply below.

    Remuneration: £0Negotiable
    Location: London
    Reference: 175943/001_1551267878
    Type: Permanent
    Discipline: Board and Leadership
    Date Added: 27 Feb 2019
    Closing Date: 27 Mar 2019

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