The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company is Scotland’s leading producing theatre. With a strong reputation for excellence in both classical and contemporary work it is committed to developing Scotland’s considerable indigenous talents while presenting the best of international drama.
Whilst Covid may have changed the landscape it certainly has not reduced the company’s ambition as it continues to play a vital role in the artistic life of Edinburgh and develop its reputation as a leading theatre company.
To support the company’s ambitious vision, they are looking to recruit into the newly created role of Director of Finance and Administration. Tasked with overseeing the delivery of all aspects of the company’s corporate activity including Finance, Management Reporting, Human Resources, IT services, risk management, governance and compliance, key priorities of the role include:
• Ensuring the company has sound financial management and planning enabling it to operate sustainably and efficiently meeting key artistic and business objectives
• Developing new and improved financial and management reporting enabling more informed and improved strategic decision making
• Working with senior management colleagues to create and embed a culture of sound financial management, including increased ownership and accountability, to ensure the efficient delivery of all aspects of the Company’s operations
• Ensuring the development and delivery of forward-looking Management Information System Strategy to meet the company’s business needs for the next 5 to 10 years, including the implementation of new finance system
• The development and maintenance of effective and efficient systems and procedures, utilising digital technology where appropriate, to drive excellence, efficiency and effectiveness across all operational activities
• Leading and co-ordinating the use, review and development of the organisation’s risk register to ensure an active process of risk management at governance, strategic and operational levels
As a member of the Senior Management Team, you will help support the organisation’s future ambitions, manage the delivery of their artistic programme and act as the Company Secretary for The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company Limited and its commercial subsidiaries.
You will be a fully qualified accountant with a proven track record of robust financial management with some experience gained within the charitable or culture sectors. With direct involvement in providing financial information and analysis to allow informed decision making, you will also be an accomplished communicator able to build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:
• An excellence understanding of financial governance and risk
• Highly analytical skills coupled with the ability to get “behind the numbers” to allow well informed decisions
• Direct experience of presenting financial information to both financial and non- financial audiences coupled with the ability to ‘talk finance’ in a language that the business understands
• Previous experience of continuous improvement, developing robust financial controls, systems and procedures and embedding best practice as appropriate
• Strong IT skills with experience of utilising IT to deliver operational efficiencies and ideally direct involvement in implementing a new finance system
• Knowledge of HR best practice
MARAC Coordinator (Multi-agency risk assessment conference - a process that identifies the highest risk victims of domestic abuse).
Main Purpose: To co-ordinate the MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) meeting in Stirlingshire conduct research and create reports for the MARAC and ensure actions are undertaken.
Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund SCIO is a long-established grant making charity whose purpose is the prevention and relief of poverty in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We operate a number of funding streams providing support to individuals and families as well as a fund for small local charities who share our aims.
We are recruiting for a Trust Administrator due to the retirement of our longstanding Administrator. We are looking for a candidate with strong understanding of and commitment to reducing poverty and inequality who is able to work on their own initiative. The role is extremely varied ranging from assessing and deciding on funding applications to advising the Charity Trustees on policy and strategy. Key responsibilities include:
• Managing the grant application processes
• Supporting Trustees meetings including drafting minutes and agendas and writing papers
• Managing grant expenditure against budget
• Developing new areas of income to enable the Trust to meet growing demand for grants
• Building partnerships with referring agencies and other trusts
Previous experience of grant making is desirable but not essential.
We are seeking a part-time General Manager (maternity cover) for 11 months, to manage finance, HR, business operations and administration. The post-holder will work with the CEO and other members of the Senior Management Team (Artistic Director, Fundraising Manager) to deliver the business plan, deliver existing programmes and develop new programmes/projects.
It is an exciting time to work with the organisation, as we move forward in the next stage of our development, implement strategic plans, grow our services and build our relationships with the people we serve and our funders.
At Hearts & Minds we believe that meaningful human connection is vital for wellbeing. We help vulnerable people overcome feelings of powerlessness, anxiety and isolation through the art of therapeutic clowning.
We are a Scottish arts-in-health charity that works in collaboration with paediatric healthcare units, respite centres, schools for learners with complex additional support needs and Dementia units to deliver laughter, friendship and support to those who need it most.
Our Clowndoctors Programme supports children and young people to cope with life in a hospital, hospice or respite care setting and in schools for learners with complex additional support needs.
Our Elderflowers Programme helps people living with dementia or dementia-related conditions in hospitals and residential care homes. Through playfulness, smiles and laughter, we help all of these vulnerable people to deal with the anxiety, fear, confusion and sadness that their situations and conditions may bring.
We are looking for someone who has experience of working in a General Manager role or Senior Management role in a small and/or charitable organisation. The post-holder must have the drive and commitment to push Hearts & Minds forward and to raise the profile of arts-in health in Scotland.
As HR Trainee, you will be an integral and core team member and work proactively in our People Development and Relationships Team.
This is a true generalist role in which you will gain excellent experience in the full remit of HR work. The role is very varied and the post holder will require to be both reactive and sensitive to the HR issues arising within the organisation at any given time. This post is developmental and is an excellent opportunity for someone keen to develop in HR to gain valuable experience. We are looking for someone who is CIPD qualified or equivalent.
We need you to be innovative, proactive, comfortable working on your own initiative, adaptable, supportive, diplomatic and discreet, with strong time management skills. We are also looking for an individual with the ability to build and develop good relationships at all levels. In return, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success and growth of this respected charity and gain fantastic HR experience as part of our small, friendly team.
Above all you will be motivated by the work of Bethany Christian Trust and of being part of our on-going work to meet the needs of homeless and vulnerable people in our country.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.
Our HR team are looking for a part-time HR & Payroll Administrator to:
• Support the HR Adviser & Head of Resources (HoR) with all administration associated with the employee life cycle from recruitment through to end of employment.
• Provide an effective and efficient administrative support function to ensure smooth and effective customer service is delivered to both internal staff and external clients in compliance with the Charity’s policy and procedures.
• Support the HR Adviser and HoR with monthly payroll and pensions processing for the Charity and its subsidiaries, in line with agreed SLAs.
The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work.
Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.
The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly organised Executive Assistant to join the team. We want you to help us to deliver this unparalleled celebration of the performing arts, which brings some of the most exciting and creative artists working today to audiences from around the world.
We believe that being inclusive and diverse across all areas of our work helps us bring the best international festival to Edinburgh.
As part of the Executive Office, the Executive Assistant with provide pro-active professional and confidential assistance and administration support to the Festival Director, Executive Director and the Executive Office team. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and the ability to foster good relationships both within the organisation and externally.
The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.
The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:
• Ensure people are at the centre, that their voices, expertise and rights drive policy and sit at the heart of design, delivery and improvement of support and services.
• Support transformational change, towards approaches that work with individual and community assets, helping people to stay well, supporting human rights, self-management, co-production and independent living.
• Champion and support the third sector as a vital strategic and delivery partner and foster better cross-sector understanding and partnership.
The Events, Communications and Academy Co-ordinator will assist with the administration and management of the ALLIANCE programme of events and communicate ALLIANCE programmes and activities effectively. In addition, you will provide event, communications and administrative support for the high-profile and partnership driven Health and Social Care Academy for Scotland.
You must have previous administration experience and excellent interpersonal skills.
The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.
Annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum plus 12 public holidays. The leave year runs from 1st April to 31st March. This ALLIANCE offers a 6% contributory pension scheme.
Liber8 provide a range of counselling and therapeutic services and we are seeking a compassionate and caring person with good communication, organisational and client focused skills to support the administration of our counselling and therapeutic services. We are seeking to recruit a part time, 21-hour, admin assistant.
This is a great opportunity to join a caring and reputable organisation, that is committed and passionate about making a difference.
Candidates should have excellent organisational, interpersonal and IT skills to provide administrative support to our South Area volunteer team (covering, Lothian and Borders and Forth Valley).
We require someone with excellent communication skills, who can respond effectively to a wide range of enquiries including bereaved people.
You will be required to establish effective working relationships with a range of Cruse Scotland volunteers and staff, as well as other organisations and funders.
In addition to general administrative duties, the post-holder will be provide support to our South Area Manager, to ensure Area targets are met as outlined in our Strategy and associated Implementation Plan.
Outwith the pandemic, this post will be based at our office in Leith, with very occasional travel throughout the South Area and to our Headquarters in Perth, as required. Due to the pandemic, all staff and volunteers are currently home based as per Scottish Government guidelines.