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Job Title
Member Intelligence Manager
National Housing Federation
Job Description

Member Intelligence Manager
Salary: £46,698 – £47,828 (London) / £42,373 – £43,361 (National)
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent


  • 27 days’ annual leave + statutory holidays + 3 closures days over the Christmas period;

  • Flexible working for all staff including working from home / hybrid working, and flexi-time/TOIL scheme;

  • Attractive family friendly policies;

  • Private healthcare cover;

  • Season ticket loans;

  • Employee awards, and training and development opportunities.

For more information about our benefits, please visit our website.

Location: London/Bristol - flexible working arrangement can be agreed with the line manager.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the National Housing Federation (NHF) for a Member Intelligence Manager, a key leadership role with responsibility for how we use member data effectively. The NHF is the voice of housing associations in England. We are the trade body to almost 600 housing associations, who have grown from philanthropic roots to provide 2.6 million homes to around 6 million people.

Interested in making a difference to the work of the National Housing Federation through effective use of member intelligence data? The successful candidate will manage a small team and play a leadership role in our member intelligence work, whether that is data about our members to inform our member engagement and policy positions, or work to make sure we can increase our commercial income and develop new products and services for the sector.

In addition to managing our data, this post will also have primary responsibility for the translation of data into intelligence to help the wider organisation understand membership trends and changes - allowing us to respond quickly to the changing needs of members and drive the quality of our member offer.

Please visit the applicaiton page to download the full job desription and role prfile.

Key elements of the role:

  • To provide leadership and support to the team in line with the core values of the organisation and with our commitment to drive standards of service to our members.

  • To lead a cross-directorate programme of work through the Data Strategy Implementation Group.

  • To establish systems and processes to collect, maintain and utilise member data and intelligence effectively.

  • To manage the interface with our Customer Relationship Management system to ensure accuracy and efficiency.

  • To use data and intelligence to map key trends and changes within the sector and to make recommendations to senior staff about the implications of those trends for our work.

  • To work with communications colleagues to use data and intelligence to shape our messaging about how the sector is regarded by members, stakeholders and the wider public.

  • To work with marketing and commercial colleagues to ensure that we use our data and intelligence to target our commercial products and events effectively, and put processes in place to utilise data to drive improvement.

  • To work with colleagues across the organisation to create a culture that understands and is able to utilise data effectively.

  • To act as the key contact point for all member survey work.

  • To ensure that all of our internal systems and decisions are based on a common set of data.

The successful candidate:
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of playing a strategic role in the use of data in a membership, not for profit or business environment.

  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively drive forward data-driven decision making.

  • Effective use of CRM systems to inform and deliver high quality customer service and insight.

  • Sound knowledge of GDPR and data protection legislation.

  • Experience of data visualisation tools, such as Tableau or Power Bi.

  • Experience of effective team management.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
The NHF has published its equality, diversity and inclusion strategy, which was co-created with staff. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we value the contribution each individual makes to our work.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and are working to increase the diversity profile of our workforce. We are currently under-represented by ethnic minorities, people with a disability or disabilities and LGBT+, and would particularly welcome applications from people in these groups.

Disability confident committed employer
We are a disability confident committed employer, and if you are a disabled person who demonstrates you meet the skills and experience we consider essential for the role, we will offer you an interview.

We are happy to consider reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process if you have a disability or have a condition that you feel may affect your performance during the recruitment process. Please email Stephanie Green, People Manager, with your request or to arrange a time to discuss in more detail.

Our role profile and job advert can also be requested in large print or in accessible format via this email address.

Uploading your CV and cover letter
If you decide to apply for this role, when requested, please upload a version of your CV that does not include any personal details, such as name, gender, age etc. You should also ensure that you do not add your name at the end of the cover letter. This will help us to shortlist candidates for interview based solely on their knowledge, skills and experience.

Right to work in the UK / UK VISA Sponsorship
You must have the right to work in the UK and it is important to note that the NHF does not sponsor individuals to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2024
Interview date: 14 and 15 August 2024

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Job Summary

  • Location

    London/Bristol - flexible working arrangement can be agreed with the line manager.

  • Organization

    National Housing Federation

  • Job Type


  • Salary

    £46,698 – £47,828 (London) / £42,373 – £43,361 (National)

  • Closing Date


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