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Top job! Director of People & Culture

  • Full time
  • £63,536 – £67,951
  • Edinburgh/Hybrid
  • Closing 6th June 2022

  • Advertised from 20th May 2022


Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans are sister charities and our mission is to reach everyone in Scotland with sight loss – where and when they need us. We are determined that no one should face sight loss alone.

To maximise the capacity and capability of all colleagues to enable us to achieve our organisational mission, we are looking to recruit into the business critical role of Director of People & Culture.

Driving and consistently embedding a positive culture across the organisation, built upon the values of Transform, Unite and Thrive, this role will have responsibility for developing and delivering an integrated People and OD strategy, ensuring the active promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion and providing both proactive and strategic advice on all people related matters.

Managing the People and Culture team to consistently deliver high standards of performance and effectiveness, our new Director of People & Culture will ultimately ensure the function is viewed as an “enabler” and one that adds value to the wider business. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team you will also

directly contribute to all aspects of the organisation’s development and governance, including strategic planning, policy, and decision making.

An experienced HR professional with relevant strategic and operational HR experience, you will bring strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills coupled with the ability to work collaboratively with managers, colleagues and external stakeholders. As people are at the heart of our organisation, the personal value set, work style and integrity of the individual will be crucial in ensuring the organisation’s ongoing and future success.

Application notes

To learn more about this opportunity please contact Douglas Adam at Livingston James, our retained recruitment partner via

NB: Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans embrace agile working and whilst our headquarters are in Edinburgh, the successful candidate would not need to be based in Edinburgh full time.

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans are equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of a person’s gender, age, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, age, disability or any other distinction.