Housing supplier strengthens staff with senior appointment

Bield appoints Chief Working Officer to drive subsequent stage of progress

A Scottish housing supplier has appointed its first Chief Working Officer to help with the roll out of its new company technique.

Together with her help and steering, Debbie Collins will help Bield Housing and Care to make optimistic contributions to its individuals, houses and communities and finally obtain its 10 yr imaginative and prescient of main, setting and delivering the worldwide commonplace for ageing at house.

As Chief Working Officer, Debbie shall be liable for overseeing the Finance, IT, Governance, Enterprise Assurance (Efficiency and Danger), Procurement and Strategic Tasks departments.  She may have 5 staff members reporting on to her.

Her employment historical past features a six-year stint as Finance Director at Blackwood the place she additionally oversaw the IT Division and was the Govt Lead on a serious switch mission.

As a CIMA-qualified accountant, Debbie brings a wealth of expertise in Finance throughout each the private and non-private sector.

Debbie mentioned: “After studying about Bield’s new company technique and path, I used to be actually enthusiastic about enjoying a component of their thrilling improvement.

“Working inside the housing sector is immensely rewarding, particularly as we will be straight liable for creating options to allow older individuals to dwell independently in their very own houses.

“I’m additionally trying ahead to creating Bield’s new digital technique to help change within the supply of our companies to clients and placing digital developments on the forefront of our providing.

“It will embody a degree of ability improvement, not only for our tenants however for employees too, which can actually rework what we are able to obtain and supply a variety of alternatives to develop and develop.”

In addition to Debbie’s in depth expertise inside the business, the Edinburgh native has additionally accomplished a Prince 2 basis and course in Teaching.

Dr Lynne Douglas, Bield CEO, mentioned: “As an skilled Director within the sector delivering housing initiatives to fulfill particular and numerous challenges, Debbie has hit the bottom operating. She brings expertise that may assist us drive optimistic change and progress, making her an actual asset to the staff at this thrilling time”.

Born in Wales, Debbie lived in east Fife for over twenty 5 years earlier than transferring to Edinburgh in 2006. She enjoys residing in Scotland’s capital, however nonetheless ventures again throughout the Firth of Forth to go strolling and play golf in Fife in her spare time.

Bield is a registered charity devoted to offering versatile and high-quality housing options and help for older individuals.  Bield Housing and Care has round 180 developments throughout Scotland.

To seek out out extra about Bield and its developments, go to https://www.bield.co.uk/ or observe on Fb @bieldhousingandcare and Twitter @BieldScotland

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