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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £60,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd April 2019

  • Advertised from 29th March 2019
  • Full-time: 35 hours per week. Term: Permanent


Do you have what it takes to tackle one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in Scotland’s Third Sector – leading GCVS?

GCVS is the main development agency in Glasgow working for the 3000+ voluntary and community organisations and charities in the city which do such an amazing job in making Glasgow a vibrant, dynamic and caring city.

As a partner in the Glasgow Third Sector Interface, we work with all the key local and national third sector networks to shape and inform local and central government policy, looking to create a more inclusive city economy, and use the skills and know-how within our sector to improve the quality of life and life-chances of Glasgow’s citizens

We are a mature organisation that is going from strength to strength. Following our CEO’s retirement, we are looking for a new dynamic CEO to lead our highly experienced and qualified staff team into the next phase of our development.

The successful candidate: You will be a strong advocate for fairness and social justice, and an experienced and confident leader, who can motivate and inspire others. You will be a good communicator, and a strong networker and team player; you will have a successful track record in management, able to demonstrate a strong development background. Ours is a complex environment: you must be resilient and resourceful, calm under pressure and able to handle a varied workload, across a wide range of agendas, in varied settings.

Application notes

You can source a full application pack with background information from our website:

To apply for this post, please email us your CV and Covering Letter to

Covering letter: use the person specification and job description for reference, and tell us about your skills and experience, qualities and achievements, which you consider, make you the best candidate for the post. Please give relevant examples to illustrate how you meet the criteria.

The closing date for applications is MONDAY 22 APRIL 2019

There is a two-stage interview process:

Stage one – date, Tue 7 May 2019 or Wed 8 May 2019

Stage two – date, Tue 14 May or Wed 15 May 2019

GCVS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is a Disability Confident employer.