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Project Co-ordinator (Armed Services Advice Project)

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th December 2018

  • Advertised from 29th November 2018
  • 35 hours per week. Six months fixed contract


This is a great opportunity to play a vital role in an influential organisation that campaigns for a fairer Scotland where people are empowered and their rights respected.

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) based in Edinburgh, is the umbrella organisation providing support to Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) across Scotland. The Citizen Advice service helps hundreds of thousands of people resolve their problems each year by providing information and advice, and by influencing policymakers.

Citizens Advice Scotland runs a series of national specialist services as projects which require centralised project co-ordination. This role will be allocated responsibility for the Armed Services Advice Project, ensuring successful delivery and development where appropriate.

The successful candidate will coordinate the project across bureaux in Scotland. The purpose of the project is to provide holistic information, advice and support services for veterans, serving personnel and their families throughout Scotland.

The role will require liaison with a number of stakeholders – within CAS, across Bureaux, Poppyscotland, and other statutory and voluntary organisations.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of project development, co-ordination and implementation as well as contract management and problem resolution.

Specifically, they will have a great experience of project organisation including the ability to contribute to the development of project plans, monitor progress and identify issues during the project lifetime. They will also be able to gather, monitor, review and evaluate information in order to undertake analysis and produce quality reports.

Employee benefits

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. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits in the Application Pack.

Application notes

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Closing Date: Monday 10 December 2018, 12pm

Interviews: TBC

About the employer

Citizens Advice Scotland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux – Citizens Advice Scotland (Scottish Charity Number SC016637).