The Head of Innovation and Improvement will join our Senior Management Team. Innovation and Improvement are key strategic objectives for Penumbra and the post-holder will develop and lead innovative strategies across the organisation to oversee the efficient and effective delivery of services and implementation of new projects. The post holder will have a lead role in identifying new opportunities, developing approaches and ensuring that we are continuously developing and improving our policy and practice.
BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Observatory for Sport in Scotland in their search for an Executive Director.
Scotland faces an enormous challenge with our young people being less active and involved in sport than previous generations. The consequences are stark in relation to health and productivity. Activity levels across the population are at best flat and in some groups and for some sports continue to decline. Why? OSS aim to find out.
Established by a team of Independent and passionate supporters, OSS funds research that delivers insight to challenge, support and promote better sports policy and practice.
OSS is a critical, supportive friend to Scotland’s sports sector:
*Providing policy makers and practitioners with the evidence to inform and promote better sporting outcomes
*Encouraging collaboration among academia, business and sport
*Sharing fresh thinking, best practice and proven innovation from across the country and internationally
OSS’ research aims to realise the potential of sport to contribute to a more active, socially connected, healthier and productive Scotland.
We are looking for a new Executive Director to build on the strong foundation of the charity that have been established over the last few years.
Could you be the person to take this organisation to the next level and lead the charge?
Are you passionate about the importance of sport to each and every one of us, interested in academic research as a way of influencing and persuading others and utterly committed to supporting the value of evidence-led sports policy and practice?
Do you have a university degree and strong income generating experience? Are you a natural leader, driven, resourceful, tenacious and resilient as well as a supremely good communicator? If so, then this opportunity could be the most rewarding job you’ve ever had.
The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell, our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.
We are embarking upon a period of growth and development through to 2021. There is also a new vision for services for the local Community offered at the ELC linked to our Strategic Business Plan 2018 -21.
The Fundraising Manager will play a key role in developing the Fundraising strategy of the organisation and driving forward new initiatives and projects to assist the long-term sustainability of the Centre. You will identify, generate and grow charitable income to underpin the ELC’s work in the community by managing a portfolio of funders and prospects, creatively stewarding existing relationships and maximising opportunities for giving.
If you have a proven track record in generating major income streams from trusts, foundations and grant funders and are passionate about enriching and supporting people’s lives, please get in touch. This is a full-time post subject to a successful probationary period.
Scottish Mentoring Network is a national membership-based intermediary organisation that supports mentoring projects across Scotland, ensuring high quality service delivery. SMN’s primary source of funding is the Scottish Government and we currently have funding in place until 2020.
At an exciting time in the development of the organisation, we are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced leader to be our Chief Executive who will lead our strategic development in response to members identified requirements, derived from regularly gathered feedback and a recently commissioned external evaluation.
Our new Chief Executive will report directly to the Board and provide support to a small staff team who have a big impact on mentoring in Scotland.
The successful applicant will be a strategic leader with excellent communication and IT skills and the ability to prepare financial reports and budgets. She/he will be responsible for management and performance within strategic and accountability frameworks agreed with the Board and will support Good Governance.
The Highlands and Islands Students’ Association (HISA) is currently seeking external Trustees, to help direct the future of a young, fast-growing organisation in one of the most innovative education environments in the UK. HISA is the Students Association for the University of the Highlands and Islands and its 13 local Academic Partners. HISA have three full-time, paid Regional student Officers, 18 paid Local student Officers and a team of experienced staff to support them.
The Association is looking for applicants with a range of skills, but we are particularly interested in those with experience or knowledge in charitably/company governance and financial monitoring.
We are looking for someone who has an interest in being involved with helping HISA set its overall direction, its governance, monitor its finances and risks and taking an overall interest in the long term strategy and work of HISA.
Please note that this is a volunteer role and is unpaid, however HISA will cover all expenses, accommodation and travel for meetings. Time commitments are likely to be based around 4-5 meetings per year, plus reading and preparation.
Are you passionate about transforming lives of young people, and influencing wider youth policy across Scotland, with young people’s voices at the heart of change?
Helm are a specialist youthwork provider working with over 200 young people a year. We are an ambitious, vibrant organisation, and are financially stable, with a great track record, a very experienced staff team, and an award winning CEO. We are currently recruiting for two new Board members to join our friendly and committed Board, and who share our passion and commitment to enabling young people with experience of adversity to make great transitions into adult life.
We welcome applications for Board members from a wide range of backgrounds, but are specifically interested in making appointments at this time for new Board members who bring significant current or recent experience in any/all of the following areas :
· Youth policy
· Looked After Children
· Children’s Rights
You may also have lived experience of adversity, which will bring additional depth to the work you do as a Board member. It will be an added advantage if you can bring existing local, regional or national networks to the role, to support our wider influencing work.
Experienced professionals sought as Trustees of the Refugee Survival Trust (Treasurer, HR and other roles)
The vision of the Refugee Survival Trust is that all refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland receive just and respectful treatment and support appropriate to their needs. We've been working for more than 20 years to assist some of the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly those who are facing destitution.
RST is based in Glasgow, with an income of around £350k pa and fewer than than five full-time employees, providing grants and integrated support services to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. These alleviate poverty and destitution, or help with access to education and employment, and thus to integration.
Our Treasurer and the head of the HR subgroup are standing down from our volunteer Board of Trustees, so we are now looking particularly for suitably experienced enthusiastic professionals with HR or Finance / Accountancy expertise to fill these incredibly important positions on our board. However, suitable skills and experience in other areas (such as senior management, organisational development / strategy, fundraising and others) would also be of interest. We are keen to recruit people with previous experience of charity or corporate governance. The board is made up of people with a variety of backgrounds and experiences who share our vision and who bring a range of skills essential to the successful governance of the charity, offering leadership, strategic direction, financial management and general oversight, along with a willingness to help as needed to promote the success of the Refugee Survival Trust.
Board meetings take place every 6-8 weeks, alternating between Edinburgh and Glasgow and board members should have the motivation and time to commit around 6-10 hours per month to help with the management and smooth running of the organisation. Travel and other expenses will be reimbursed.
Join our team and support people to make positive change in their communities.
We are looking for an experienced candidate with a strong commitment to our mission and values to take on a key role within Corra Foundation for around eight months. This person will work with colleagues and external partners to ensure high quality communications, events and policy activity, including:
• Development and delivery of a programme of engaging cross-sectoral events, including the Change Convention and a Parliamentary reception planned for Spring 2019.
• Oversight of all aspects of communications, including promotion of the Corra Foundation brand, launch of new website (currently in development), continued growth of social media and support for Corra Foundation teams.
• Contributing to development of Corra Foundation’s strategy for 2020 onwards.
The candidate will be part of the Senior Management Team and work closely with Trustees and will support the Policy and Events Officer.
If you are passionate about making a difference and can bring strong experience to the team we would love to hear from you.
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people across the UK, through a range of proven programmes, with three in four young people achieving a positive outcome.
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us. Further details of our work can be found at princes-trust.org.uk
Following the retirement of our Senior Head of Government partnerships, we are recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced leader. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager to lead a team of 12 across Scotland. The post holder will also be a member of the Scotland leadership team and UK Fundraising Leadership Group, reporting to Scotland Director Kate Still and UK Director of partnerships - corporate and government, Ben Marson.
The post holder will have direct responsibility for the development of a multi-disciplined staff team, volunteers and building a network of partners and opportunities that is responsive to the needs of young people in Scotland. Along with excellent planning and organisational skills, we are seeking an inspiring leader that is an effective communicator and confident decision maker.
Main duties and responsibilities include:
* Leading the Trust's GBP 4m target income generation from the public sector in Scotland
* Supporting Scotland's Operational Director and colleagues in their delivery of services to young people
* Supporting the private sector fundraisers to maximise fundraising opportunities.
* Leading the Trust's work in securing a young people stake in the policy priorities within Scottish Government
* To ensure adherence to Prince's Trust Governance regulations.
We are specifically looking for candidates with a track record in business development, senior relationship management and policy development.
The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Capability Scotland provides a broad range of services for disabled children, young people and adults with complex and diverse needs across Scotland and has done so for over 70 years.
We are looking for an outstanding strategic leader who shares our vision and ambition for Capability Scotland. The successful candidate will be an experienced and inspirational leader with a strong track record of delivering first class results in a complex organisation, and who can display a genuine empathy for the issues facing disabled people today. You will also bring a demonstrable track record of leading transformational change, which will be required to take forward our 2018 - 2023 Strategic Plan with its ambitious set of objectives.