The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) seeks to employ a Head of Finance and Sustainability to fill an established post soon to be vacated.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile and important role in an organization which is changing and growing rapidly. Recruitment will be to the DPC offices in Glasgow and is available immediately. The post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. You will work to ensure smooth running of this growing, strategically important and global membership organization. You will help design and ensure organizational resilience through a significant period of change and growth. You will provide core support for operational and project delivery with the goal of ensuring closer and more productive collaboration among the coalition's 115 members and with our many partners and allies around the world.
The post holder will take a key role in the delivery of the DPC's sixth objective, Management and Governance. This expresses our commitment to efficient administration and transparency. They will contribute to all of the strategic objectives in turn through the provision of business critical administrative and financial functions. Following a work plan previously established, but with latitude to improve and simplify functions through continuous process improvement, the post-holder will ensure that the DPC's legal and financial commitments for and on behalf of its members are fully discharged. The post holder will oversee the DPC's administrative and financial activities on a daily basis, and is responsible for making sure that corporate filing, records management, financial reports and internal communications systems are maintained and fit for purpose. The administrative elements of the role will involve frequent interaction with members, partners and funders internationally, carried out with professionalism and confidence. The financial aspects of the role include overseeing the DPC's financial reporting, forecasting and planning. Taken together these will ensure that the DPC remains sustainable in financial and organizational terms through a period of change.
Visibility Scotland is one of the leading and oldest sight loss charities in Scotland. We pride ourselves on our creativity, innovation and team work! At Visibility Scotland we know you don’t need sight to have vision.
We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to join our Children, Young People and Families team! This full-time post is partly funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. Visibility Scotland are seeking to recruit a Qualified Habilitation Specialist or someone who is currently undergoing the Habilitation course to provide a person centred Habilitation service that meets the specific needs of children and young people who live with a visual impairment. The post holder will be expected to build upon existing relationships and forge new partnerships with professionals and other organisations to ensure Visibility Scotland is positively represented at a local and national level.
The post holder will provide multi–disciplinary support to ensure connectivity and access to all services for each service user. The Habilitation programme will provide an innovative tool-kit of strategies that will aim to provide each child or young person with the knowledge and skills to develop their confidence, independence and long term resilience. The key areas that support and training cover are mobility, travel, independent living skills and technology.
Candidates will be expected to have a sound knowledge of visual impairment and how visual impairment and additional disabilities can impact children, young people and their families.
This post will include some evening and weekend working as well as travel across Central Scotland. The successful candidate must be flexible, highly motivated and be able to work as part of a team but also work independently when required.
Please note that the post comes with a £5,000 relocation lump sum and either access to a pool car or a car allowance.