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Top job! Head of Corporate Services

  • Full time
  • £42,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd September 2019

  • Advertised from 31st July 2019
  • Starting salary up to £42k depending on experience


Venture Trust is an amazing personal development charity supporting people, aged 16 years and over who need urgent help to break free of the many complex challenges that stop them from realising their potential. Our strengths lie in the relationships and bonds we forge. We never judge, are passionate about our positive approach to personal development and harness the truly transformational benefit of being outdoors, amongst nature, in our wonderful country.

Working in communities, in greenspaces and journeying through some of Scotland’s most wild places, we actively focus on an individual’s strengths, equipping them with essential life-skills, building confidence and motivation. We want no one left behind and everyone to succeed and to continue to do so throughout their lives. Over the next three years we aim to help 2,000 people. We need a Head of Corporate Services to be part of an exciting journey that makes our vision a reality. We believe that with our partners we can beat the challenge of inequality in Scottish society.

The leadership role of Head of Corporate Services is a key one for the organisation; you will lead a team of 5 and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team will report to the CEO. You will be responsible for providing the financial and HR leadership across the organisation and advising on all aspects of charity and company legislation, governance and policy. We are looking for someone who works collaboratively, who is curious, insightful and cares about people and relationships, to drive impact and sustainability and support our people to maximise their contribution in achieving our goals.

To be considered for the role, you will have experience at a senior leadership level in financial accounting and reporting, including external statutory reporting and audit. You will also have experience of successfully leading and managing teams, and of successful project management and development. An appropriate professional qualification(s); knowledge and experience of HR systems, policy and practice; information management and data security would be advantageous. Developing and maintaining relationships, policies and processes which maximise our effectiveness is at the core of this role. We are looking for someone who shares our values and believes in the potential of people.

Application notes

For more information on the organisation please visit:

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Amelia Morgan, CEO on 0131 228 7700.

How to apply for the role, please visit:

Closing date for all applications: 9am on Monday 2nd September

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 16th September

Please send completed application forms to or mail to:

HR Team

Venture Trust

Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street



Please note we do not accept CVs.