The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens.
We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager, on a fixed term basis for 1 year with the possibility of extension.
We are looking for a highly motivated Business Development Manager to join Citizens Advice Scotland to take the lead in identifying new business opportunities. The full time post is being offered on a one year fixed term basis, with the possibility of extension.
In this role, you will generate income for the Citizens Advice network, securing funding through submission of funding bids, tenders and proposals. You will also take a critical role in the initial stages of implementation and delivery of new projects to ensure smooth transition and integration of new services once funding is secured. You will support Citizens Advice Bureaux to create funding models and develop strategies and support for the network in their fundraising activities.
You’ll have a successful track record in business development and identifying new funding opportunities and bring experience of leading change and service transformation. To be successful, you will also have excellent stakeholder engagement and networking skills to generate commitment to goals and build strong relationships and trust.
This role offers an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of supporting Scotland's largest independent advice network.
For more information, please refer to the Job Pack which can be downloaded using the links below.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Drumchapel CAB is looking for a Treasurer to continue the work done by our current Office Bearer; and to prepare the Bureau for the demands of the future.
Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau provides free, confidential, and impartial advice on issues affecting people’s day-to-day lives.
Treasurer Role Description
As the Bureau Treasurer you will play a key part in securing the financial health and viability of the charity now and into the future. You will work closely with the Manager and Finance Administrator to ensure that:
What are we looking for?
Strong candidates will have a background in or good understanding of financial administration and budget management in the charity, private or public sectors, coupled with the following skills, qualities, knowledge and experience:
What difference will you make?
Your contribution will help to ensure that the organisation is run and governed effectively and that it’s well equipped to provide advice and information to our clients.
You will feel that you are making a difference by strengthening our charity’s financial governance.
What’s in it for the volunteer?
Working together, our Directors are responsible for guiding and governing the organisation, ensuring that it’s doing what it was set up to do, complying with the law and using funds responsibly and prudently. You will meet people and build relationships with Directors, staff and other volunteers; and build on your governance, leadership and financial management experience.
The Board currently meets bi-monthly and members will also be expected to participate in projects and attend training when required.
The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
Candidates should be 18 or over and either live or work in our operating area or surrounding areas.
The Self-Directed Support Forum, East Renfrewshire is a local organisation for anyone who is thinking about directing their own support or that of someone they care for. We also support individuals and families who are already directing an existing social care package.
Our organisation was formed in 2011 by a small collective of service users and carers. Now with funding from the Scottish Government, we have grown into an informed organisation for others to turn to and seek advice, share experiences and feel supported around all aspects of Self-Directed Support.
We are now seeking additional members to join our
Voluntary Board of Trustees
We are keen to attract people to our Board with skills, knowledge and experience in accountancy, finance and law.
As well as our AGM, the board meets 4 times per year with the occasional extra informal meetings being held, as required. The role of Trustee is primarily governance and is a voluntary post. Expenses will be reimbursed.
CoMoUK is a national shared mobility charity, short for Collaborative Mobility UK. We are for the public benefit of shared mobility, such as shared bike schemes and car clubs. We support the sustainable development of these to enable mobility lifestyles which present an alternative to private car ownership. We do this through advocacy, research and development, advice, accreditation.
The Scottish programme has a strategic focus on maximising the policy impacts of shared mobility to ensure benefits are achieved for people and places in Scotland. Together these solutions make for resilient, lower impact, fairer mobility that enhance modern lifestyles and places, while reducing the unwelcome environmental, social and health costs of motoring. The small team are working to raise awareness of shared transport, sharing impartial best practice advice and researching impacts.
CoMoUK are currently looking to recruit for the position of Scotland Director. This position will play a key role in the continued development of CoMoUK building from the 2019/20 Scotland work programme. The post holder will work closely with the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive as well as being responsible for managing the four members of staff in Scotland.
The key responsibilities for the Scotland Director will include
Strategic objectives development
Influencing stakeholders, policy & partnership development
Programme development, funding and revenue generation
Business management of CoMoUK in Scotland
Staff management and development
Management & strategic development
This is a full time position, with the requirement of working, on average, 3 days a week from the Edinburgh office. Outside of this, remote working can be considered, and CoMoUK practices flexible working hours on request. The Director will also be expected to travel extensively throughout Scotland with occasional UK/international travel.
Do you have a strong track record in service delivery?
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.
We’re looking for an experienced service delivery manager with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector to lead a cross-functional team to deliver modern, high quality, continually improving services to voluntary sector employers. The Head of Employer Support will identify improvements and explore synergies across all SCVO services, maximise income generation in line with our values and promote excellence in customer service.
This new role will have specific responsibility for the delivery and development of our payroll and employability services (currently Community Jobs Scotland) as well as our Goodmoves recruitment portal. If you have experience of successful service delivery in similar functions along with a good understanding of the role of digital infrastructure on delivering customer-centred services, find out more and apply now!
We are seeking a highly motivated individual as Chief Executive, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). OSCR is a non-ministerial department of the Scottish Government and is the independent regulator and registrar for charities in Scotland. The Chief Executive is the most senior member of staff in the organisation and is responsible for the management and leadership of approximately 50 staff. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in OSCR’s vision for effective regulation which contributes to a flourishing charity sector in which the public has confidence.
This is a permanent and pensionable SCS appointment. Relocation expenses may be available.
A career enhancing opportunity to work within a Scottish Charity, with a focus on leading and driving change to improve the lives of people living with dementia.
You’ll lead the team responsible for communications and marketing in a charity setting where innovative, proactive and responsive communications and marketing is a vital component of everything that we do. You will be the lead person responsible for making sure the function of communications and marketing is the driving force of promoting and showcasing the very best aspects of our charity and our vision, and to deliver our objective of making sure the majority of people in Scotland know who we are, what we do, what we stand for, and how to support us.
This is a senior management role, line managed by the Director for People, Wellbeing and Engagement, with an ongoing requirement to engage fully with other senior roles including the Chief Executive and Directors and to exhibit leadership behaviour in the context of working collaboratively with others.
For the right person this is a fantastic opportunity to gain 12 months career enhancing experience working with a leading charity at a truly exciting time in the Alzheimer Scotland journey as we continue to be the driving force in bringing positive change for people living with dementia.
You’ll already be working in the arena of communications and marketing, and able to confidently demonstrate talent for looking ahead and leading others to bring innovative and unique ideas that enhance and showcase the work of Alzheimer Scotland
Whilst experience or an understanding of the charity, health or social care sectors may be advantageous, above all we are seeking a truly talented individual with a strong track record of leading high-profile campaigns, and with the experience and ability to plan and implement highly engaging and effective media communications through a wide range of mediums and solutions, and be able to nurture and build relationships with a multitude of local, national and international stakeholders.
If you’re intrigued and excited by what you’ve read so far, and have the necessary skills and ability, we would be absolutely delighted to hear from you. Application is by submission of your CV, accompanied by a full covering statement in support of your application: what interests you about this post, why you are the ideal candidate and details of your notice period.
As one of the largest voluntary sector providers of Social Care in Scotland, the history of CrossReach stretches back 150 years to the formation of the Church of Scotland Committee on Christian Life and Work in 1869. Throughout this time CrossReach and its predecessor bodies have worked in communities all over Scotland believing that for many people in our society life is difficult but with the right support, at the right time, every person can flourish and every life can be fulfilling.
We are now offering an exciting opportunity to be part of that legacy and join our team as Director of Finance. At a time when CrossReach is taking an opportunity to become a more autonomous organisation we are looking for an individual who has operated at a Senior Leadership level and has a proven track record of supporting other organisations to achieve financial success. The Finance Director will report directly to the CEO and have a close working relationship with senior colleagues on the Corporate Management Team, providing sound financial advice on CrossReach’s overall strategy. The FD will be responsible for facilitating the whole Finance and Resources department to bring forward creative solutions to financial challenges, as well as taking overall responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all finance and IT related activities including the development of financial and technological strategies to improve organisational performance.
The successful candidate will be a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, with vast experience at a Senior Strategic level. They will be able to communicate the finances and finance strategy to non-financial people, in a clear and concise manner and will have extensive experience of building strong working partnerships within the financial sector.
A knowledge of the Third Sector and/or Social Care would be desirable but is not essential. You must also have worked with and developed a finance team, providing leadership and mentoring colleagues to achieve their full potential.
In addition, you are required to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian ethos. This post is subject to PVG Scheme Membership.
The role of CEO of Quality Scotland is one that encompasses both a wide range of activities and also presents the opportunity to lead and be part of a strong, fantastic, highly skilled and passionate team. This role combines both the day to day operations of the organisation, providing direction and leadership to the team in the development and implementation of the organisation’s vision, mission, values and strategic aims; and also, a strong element of account management and delivery.
The Quality Scotland membership is at the heart of the organisation and as a team there is a very flat people structure in place which links with the organisational culture, where the EFQM Excellence Model is not only the main element of service delivery but also underpins the Quality Scotland way of doing things.
This role offers the opportunity to engage with all sectors across Scotland and also represent Quality Scotland on a global platform through the EFQM Partner Council.
There is a very strong well-established supportive culture across the organisation where everyone contributes and helps out when things need to be done.
Join our Board!
Use your qualities and experience to benefit children and families in your area!
Partners in Play is a registered charity, providing growing services for children and young people with disabilities across Lanarkshire.
We are currently seeking board members with life skills or business experience to assist with the continuous improvement of our work.
Whilst being a trustee is a voluntary position with responsibility for the strategic development of an organisation, it provides a rewarding and satisfying experience.
Board members meet bimonthly and any out of pocket expenses will be provided.
If you are new to charity work, support and training will be provided.