Charity registered in Scotland SC039673
Community Energy Scotland is a registered charity that provides practical help for communities on green energy development and energy conservation.
Community Energy Scotland is looking to recruit a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead our work on supporting and promoting the community role in a just transition to a low carbon and decentralised energy system. The CEO role is central to CES’ continuing function as a leading community energy development charity, working to create policy and regulatory change and a supportive environment that empowers communities to drive the reduction and flexible management of energy demand at a local level, across Scotland.
We are looking for someone to lead our dedicated and experienced team of 20 staff, and to inspire, support and motivate them through the next steps in community energy in Scotland. The CEO will be supported by the CES Board and staff who have a high level of commitment to Community Energy Scotland and its Membership.
Community Energy Scotland is seeking a suitable candidate to this permanent post. The CEO role is central to CES’ continuing function as a leading community energy development charity. It requires a high level of integrity, commitment to the organisation, well developed leadership skills and excellent foresight and judgement. Key elements of the role include ensuring a consistently strong governance framework, a clear sense of purpose, a high level of staff & board confidence and clear direction to the organisation. With a creative and developmental mind set, the successful candidate will ensure that CES continues to overcome any challenge and make the most of opportunities to maintain and increase its impact.