Glasgow Council For The Voluntary Sector
Glasgow Council For The Voluntary Sector

Charity registered in Scotland SC006923

GCVS is the lead Third Sector Development Agency in the Glasgow and a key partner in Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface. We have a distinguished track record, providing leadership, co-ordination, advice, information, technical and development support to Glasgow’s Third Sector for over 40 years. Each year we work with over 1,000 voluntary organisations and community groups in Glasgow as well as key public sector partners in the city and at national level. We are a membership organisation, advocating and representing member’s interests on a wide variety of fora in Glasgow.

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £60,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd April 2019

Do you have what it takes to tackle one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in Scotland’s Third Sector – leading GCVS?

GCVS is the main development agency in Glasgow working for the 3000+ voluntary and community organisations and charities in the city which do such an amazing job in making Glasgow a vibrant, dynamic and caring city.

As a partner in the Glasgow Third Sector Interface, we work with all the key local and national third sector networks to shape and inform local and central government policy, looking to create a more inclusive city economy, and use the skills and know-how within our sector to improve the quality of life and life-chances of Glasgow’s citizens

We are a mature organisation that is going from strength to strength. Following our CEO’s retirement, we are looking for a new dynamic CEO to lead our highly experienced and qualified staff team into the next phase of our development.

The successful candidate: You will be a strong advocate for fairness and social justice, and an experienced and confident leader, who can motivate and inspire others. You will be a good communicator, and a strong networker and team player; you will have a successful track record in management, able to demonstrate a strong development background. Ours is a complex environment: you must be resilient and resourceful, calm under pressure and able to handle a varied workload, across a wide range of agendas, in varied settings.