Director of Portfolio Strategy - Anchor Hanover
2 Year Fixed Term Contract - London
Up to £120,000

Anchor Hanover is the largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people with over 55,000 properties across the UK, serving more than 60,000 customers across almost 1.700 sites. Considering the scale of the property portfolio and the ambitious business plans to enhance and grow the portfolio, a very commercial and strategic approach is required.

The Role

As Anchor Hanover moves into the next phase of its evolution, it is looking to appoint a high-calibre Director of Portfolio Strategy on a two year fixed term contract. Reporting to the CFO, this is a new role for the organisation and will work closely with Property, Finance, Operations, Procurement, Risk & Care, ensuring maximum financial return and positive social impact.

The responsibilities of the post holder include:

• Provides strategic leadership for Anchor Hanover’s Portfolio Strategy Programme.

• Oversee the Project Management Office for the PSP in accordance with agreed rms of Reference, providing advice and support as required.

• To develop and co-ordinate the delivery of strategies to maximise the asset portfolio of the group in a way that meets both social and economic objectives.

• To understand the near and long-term societal, economic and demographic factors that will impact on the sectors in which Anchor Hanover operates, and develop strategies to maintain and grow the business sustainably.

• To work collaboratively with teams leading on integration and transformation.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have:

• A track record in strategic system planning and project delivery, including substantial delivery of integration, growth and service expansion.

• Significant experience of operating within a commercial environment with strong project and portfolio management skills.

• Experience of operating at a senior level in a substantial/national and multi-site complex organisation, with a focus on customer experience and business margins.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with Tom Neely at Berwick Partners;

+44 7384717939 or

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th December 2019 12 noon

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