Development Officer, Climate Challenge Fund

  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 23rd June 2019

  • Advertised from 10th June 2019
  • Fixed-term to 31 March 2020


Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.

We have administered and managed the Climate Challenge Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government since the Fund was introduced in 2008.To date the CCF has made over 1000 awards to community led organisations totalling more than £100 million.

We are seeking a Climate Challenge Fund Development Officer to work with communities as they develop and implement new projects and associated grant applications. This will involve monitoring and evaluating progress, documenting success, processing claims, and developing and maintaining partnerships.

The ideal candidate will have experience of budget and financial management and project management, including the ability to manage a suite of complex projects. The ability to create and maintain positive working partnerships is also essential for this role.

An interest in the climate change agenda, knowledge of community development, administering grants and workshop facilitation are all desirable skills and experience, although not essential to be considered for this role.

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.

Application notes

Closing date for completed applications: midnight, Sunday 23 June 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 03 July 2019

To apply: Interested applicants should visit our website

Unfortunately, CVs will not be accepted.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Alastair Seaman, Climate Change Manager or Alisdair Brown, Development Officer Plus on 01786 471333.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation: Number SC030332

VAT Registration Number: 284 0654 93