The Scottish Civic Trust is recruiting for its next Director to lead our small team based in Glasgow. With a mission to celebrate Scotland’s built environment, take action for its improvement. and empower its communities, the Scottish Civic Trust is proud to represent Scotland’s civic sector and strives to support amenity and heritage groups across Scotland to make a difference in their locality. Established in 1966, the Trust is the national co-ordinator for Doors Open Days and is an advocate and campaigner on issues of national significance, including our involvement in the restoration of Edinburgh’s New Town, the saving of New Lanark and most recently focussing attention on securing the future of the Egyptian Halls in Glasgow.
We are currently recruiting for a talented and dynamic individual to become our new Director, our most senior position. You will be responsible for enhancing the charity’s reputation and influence, acting as an advocate for the heritage sector, developing effective partnerships, inspiring greater support including generating income, developing our thematic work, running a charitable organisation, managing, motivating and developing a small team of staff, and reporting to and working closely with our Trustees. This is an exciting and rewarding role with the opportunity to make a huge personal impact.
We respect every individual’s unique contribution and value the benefits a diverse workforce can bring to the Trust and want to make inclusion part of what we do every day.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Manager who wants to be part of a team of passionate professionals working for this inspirational charity. Castle Enterprise Scotland promote inclusion and empower individuals affected by mental health, poverty, and social injustice.
This role is a senior position with serious strategic and operational responsibility, so will appeal to ambitious professionals seeking their next move.
Reporting directly to the CEO, this senior manager will develop and implement a commercial and business development strategy with a view to increasing commercial activities across the charity. The role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate ability and experience in handling and negotiating commercial contracts at a senior level.
Business development and management experience is essential and retail knowledge especially within the charity sector would be helpful, however a passion for people and a good business head are the most important attributes for this new key position within the charity.
Due to the nature of this post, we can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid full driving license and access to their own vehicle.
Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) is a member owned Centre of Procurement Expertise serving all of Scotland's Universities and Colleges. Its core vision and mission is to maximise the value of Scotland’s investment in further and higher education by working in partnership with institutions to support and enable sustainable innovation in procurement and shared service optimisation. APUC provides a wide range of procurement / supply chain related shared services both as a central team and within Universities and Colleges throughout Scotland.
Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) is a forward-thinking institution and the no 1 Modern University in Scotland. The procurement team sits within the University’s finance department but works across all academic schools and departments to offer a strategic and sustainable procurement service. The procurement manager will report into the Head of Procurement and work with colleagues across the ENU procurement team and the wider regional resource sharing and collaboration team, the Edinburgh Regional Procurement Team (ERPT).
Working at APUC/ Edinburgh Napier University:
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland is undergoing a period of transition and is seeking an ambitious and collaborative director to champion, lead and develop the role of Neighbourhood Watch Scotland as a key partner within Scotland’s Community Safety Sector. This newly created position seeks to add strength to the current team and bring a fresh approach to the strategic direction and delivery of our values and outcomes.
A key requirement of this role will be a progressive style which will contribute and drive us through this period of transitional change. You will have the ability to inspire and motivate our members, influence decision makers and work with community focused partners thus facilitating a holistic approach to community safety and engagement.
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The Chief Operating Officer post is a new role that will support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide strategic leadership of RUTS.
Who we are:
RUTS is a charity committed to supporting young people develop skills for work and skills for life for over 40 years by providing employability support and practical, vocational training. Through these activities tangible outcomes are achieved including re-engaging participants with school/further/higher education and sustained work placements and/or employment. There is also a specific focus on developing soft outcomes that support personal development, such as building confidence, resilience, and motivation.
MAIN ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading the charity’s client facing activities, policies and systems. They are responsible for implementing the organisation strategy and business plan
The critical leadership role has three primary functions:
They will also be an external face of RUTS and, as such, are encouraged to speak proactively on behalf of the organisation. They should demonstrate strong, visible and influential leadership of RUTS.
Skills and abilities
Qualifications & Training:
REPORTS TO: CEO
LINE MANAGER: CEO
Do you care passionately about tackling inequalities and enabling those who experience the greatest adversity to realise their potential? Do you believe in the therapeutic benefits of the outdoors? If so, we'd love to hear from you!
We have a rare opportunity for a new Chief Executive Officer to join Venture Trust.
Who we are:
Venture Trust works with people experiencing challenging life circumstances.
Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, outdoor therapy and employability programmes, we equip people with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
As a Chief Executive Officer, you will:
For more information on the role, please download our CEO recruitment pack
What we offer:
We also offer a great working culture that embraces our core values of courage, care, curiosity and collaboration in all we do.
Are you excited by the thought of working for an organisation whose mission is to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for? If you answered yes, please read on……
Who we are
Keep Scotland Beautiful is your charity for Scotland’s environment.
Our vision is for a clean, green, sustainable Scotland. We work with you to help combat climate change, reduce litter and waste, and protect and enhance the places we care for. We aim to change behaviour to improve our environment, the quality of people’s lives, their wellbeing, and the places that they care for.
We support the ambitions of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
What the role is
We have an ambition to create a Scotland that is litter free and has a circular economy, to build a carbon literate Scotland and help in the just transition to a Net Zero Nation.
This is an exciting new, pilot initiative; Cup Movement ® in the Highlands, that will implement a reusable cup scheme in the large-scale, remote, rural setting of the Highlands, focused on the iconic North Coast 500.
Piloting an effective, high-profile scheme across the Highlands will not only support efficiency and scalability but also help normalise and mainstream reuse on a large scale, building a critical mass to help drive uptake among both businesses and consumers.
By collaborating with North Coast 500 (NC500), we can ensure that our model is co-designed with local businesses, to serve not only local communities, but also the significant tourist population in the Highlands, thus providing a complete solution for the region.
This project is funded by Hubbub and Starbuck’s Bring it Back Fund.
What you’ll need to have
We are looking for someone with passion, knowledge, and experience to help people and organisations across Scotland take positive action to reduce their impact on the environment and to move away from reliance on single use products and items. You will have experience of developing and implementing complex environmental campaigns as well as a good understanding of climate change, circular economy and pollution issues. You will be an experienced collaborator and have experience of working with regional and national networks and partners. You will be comfortable managing a range of projects and budgets.
Ideally, you will have some experience or knowledge of the Highlands area of Scotland as well as working in and with communities. Other desirable aspects include communications and PR experience, understanding of evaluation and monitoring techniques as well experience of working with volunteers and supporters.
Does this sound like you?
If you feel you have the elements to be our next Campaigns Officer, we would love to hear from you. We have options for flexible and hybrid working, which allows you to have a mix and balance of home/remote working and coming to our wonderful, new office Hub in Stirling. We offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a generous pension scheme; hybrid working; development opportunities; a 35-hour work week along with an annual free volunteer day to take your skills or interests to support others.
To supervise and provide day to day line management, and monitor service delivery of our Money Advice Service in accordance with Edinburgh Food Project’s (EFP) vision and values. In line with EFP’s commitment to Equality and Diversity, the Manager will mentor, support and supervise team colleagues to build individual and collective skills, capacities and confidence. The outcome of this will be demonstrated by highly effective teamwork, excellent service delivery and maximised customer and client satisfaction levels. The MAS manager will both act as a role model for setting advice delivery and customer service standards and regularly, within the context of forming an efficient team, review information and service processes to identify, implement and test improvements.
Textile Conservation Foundation is a charity providing support for the Kelvin Centre for Conservation & Cultural Heritage Research based at the University of Glasgow. Principal activities include providing bursaries to students completing the two-year MPhil Textile Conservation - a prestigious and internationally recognised course attracting students from across the world. In addition, the charity provides grants to the Centre to support the development of new courses and other research projects.
The Charity Trustee and Hon Treasurer will be responsible for:
Travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed.
Time Commitment – Attendance at 3 Trustee meetings per annum each lasting 2-3 hours. Other duties around 1 hour per month.
Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.
Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.
At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.
As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.
We achieve this through:
What you’ll do
What you’ll bring
This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday.
This will need to be a full-time role
We are open to flexible working locations (within the UK) and as standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.