Charity registered in Scotland SC030908
Parkhead Housing Association Ltd
Parkhead Development Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Parkhead Housing Association Ltd providing in-house services throughout Parkhead Glasgow. PDC currently carries out close cleaning and estate management services across the PHA stock and provides cleaning and caretaking staff for the Association’s office and community hub. Parkhead Development Company has a vision to provide employment opportunities for members of the local community and currently employs over 20 members of staff.
We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Chairperson to join our Board. The successful candidate will require an understanding of the sector and environment within which PDC operate and possess the type of personal qualities expected of an experienced Chair including –
The position is voluntary but all reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
Parkhead Housing Association is a Registered Social Landlord based in the East End of Glasgow. PHA has over 40 years’ experience working in the sector and has a proud history of providing good quality, affordable housing for people in housing need. We pride ourselves on being an energetic workforce fully committed to providing a first class service to the people of Parkhead.
Parkhead Housing Association is looking to recruit the above post to join our Board on a co-opted basis. The Board is looking to appoint a co-optee with a specific Housing Association Governance and/or a financial background to help the Association to continue to grow and develop in this particular area. The Board are currently going through a period of review and transition but are also keen to build upon the experience of the current Board and the good work carried out by the Association. The position is on a voluntary basis however out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed. Full training and induction will be provided.
Parkhead Development Company (PDC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Parkhead Housing Association (PHA). PDC’s sole purpose is to provide long term sustainable employment for the local Parkhead/East End of Glasgow community.
The company’s core business objective is to provide environmental maintenance services to PHA, with most recently providing general facilities management services at Parkhead Schoolhouse.
Our group is going through an exciting period of growth with an extensive new build programme at PHA, enhanced tenant services within our community facility at Parkhead Schoolhouse, and our subsidiary at PDC also growing since creation back in 2016. Since the formation of PDC staffing levels have increased year on year to date, employing 25 local people along with turnover revenue.
The board are looking to strength the current skill set by welcoming applications from potential new board members with knowledge around one of the three areas;
1. Human Resources
PDC board are looking applicants that have excellent communication skills, have the ability to effectively challenge the decision-making process and lastly able to assist in the business planning process.
If you have a genuine interest in giving back, PDC may be small compared to other social enterprises, but the impact we have on the community that we serve and make a real difference to people’s lives every single day.
If you feel that you have to the passion and want to make a real difference and impact on the community of Parkhead, then we want to hear from you.