Newcastle Based

Competitive Salary and Benefits



Orchard is a leading, independent supplier of digital housing management systems to the housing sector; our core offering covers Housing, Finance and Asset Management. With revenues of £16m and a 200 strong workforce, we are headquartered in the North East and are led by a dynamic, successful management team. Our customer base of approximately 150 organisations is the envy of our competitors and is spread evenly across the UK.

Orchard’s vision is to be the leading supplier of choice and to deliver the next generation of solutions for the Housing sector. Orchard aspires to create a world where change is anticipated and its customers are ready. At Orchard, people come first, and we are keen to continue to build a team that continues to meet our customers current and future requirements.

Following a successful year of growth, we are looking for an energetic, visionary, high calibre individual who can bring a fresh perspective, engaging with our marketplace, systems and people to leverage emerging technologies in order to drive and develop our solution delivery.

One of the key ways that the Group can achieve these objectives is by ensuring its solutions are cloud first. The successful individual would help Orchard to refine and develop this strategy and delivery objective further. A driven professional who can help us move legacy product to the cloud, working at a strategic level with the Executive Team.

Key Skills and Experience

While we are not prescriptive about the requirements, these are the key attributes that we would expect:

  • A level of technical ability to be able to understand the current technical environment
  • Ability to engage with wider audience – both internal and external
  • The ability to lead
  • Articulate cloud aspirations to key stakeholders.
  • Developing a Service Delivery Model
  • Customer centric view
  • Experience of pricing and relevant commercial models.
  • Experience operating at a strategic level

With plans to extend our development capability proven experience working with offshore development centres is an advantage as is a good knowledge of microservices and design driven development principles.

Salary and Other Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • Permanent health insurance and life assurance
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan Scheme

To apply for this role, please email with a CV and covering letter.

The company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the company’s business.