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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £45,000
  • Based in Central Scotland
  • Closing 14th February 2023

  • Advertised from 24th January 2023
  • Salary dependent on experience.


The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. We have been regenerating Central Scotland by undertaking landscape scale projects; creating and improving greenspaces, planting and managing woodlands, greening vacant and derelict land, creating and maintaining paths and enhancing a range of habitats for over 40 years. We are specifically responsible for delivering the Central Scotland Green Network. We are passionate about the positive environmental and social change we can deliver in Scotland and are seeking candidates who have a similar passion to help us create this change.

The role involves working in partnership with other organisations, developing new work, overseeing a programme of projects, and managing a team of staff.

Applications are sought from individuals with:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience within the environmental sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of how positive land use change can help tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.
  • A track record of developing programmes and projects by working collaboratively with others.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Experience of line management and capacity planning.
  • Good working knowledge of the current funding available for environmental project work in Scotland and experience in securing and managing significant funding packages.
  • Experience of financial planning and budgeting.
  • A positive, solution orientated and flexible attitude to their work.
  • Professional membership of a relevant professional body is desirable.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual to put their own mark on shaping our future. Your commitment will help us make positive environmental change. In return we offer a very flexible and supportive working environment which will help your own personal development, through training and support, so that you have all the tools necessary to succeed.

All positions advertised are offered on a permanent, full-time basis (although part-time and flexible working arrangements will be considered) and will involve hybrid working, based from our office in Shotts, North Lanarkshire. Travel within Scotland will be required, therefore a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential.

Application notes

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A closing date of 9:00am Tuesday 14th February 2023 has been set. However, applications are welcomed before this date. Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis and the post may be filled before the closing date.