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Top job! Head of Operations (mat cover)

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £42,000
  • Edinburgh with hybrid working
  • Closing 1st December 2022

  • Advertised from 23rd November 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term maternity contract (12 months)


This is a really exciting time to join Girlguiding Scotland. With nearly 40,000 young members we are the largest charity for girls and young women in Scotland. We’ve been around for over 100 years and have much to be proud of in that rich and vibrant history, but we know that to remain exciting and relevant to young people we must continually evolve.

The overall purpose of the role is:

This senior management position provides leadership and direction to the operations staff team. We are looking for an effective senior manager who is ready to support a small team of committed colleagues and volunteers to serve the members and raise the profile of the charity. We are developing a culture of excellence and collaboration and your contribution will be welcome.

While Girlguiding’s young members may be women only, our staff team is mixed gender. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to inclusivity. Girlguiding Scotland is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We welcome requests for reasonable adjustments in order to complete your application, such as alternate formats. We encourage you to contact us on the below email address to discuss your needs.

*You will be based at Girlguiding Scotland HQ, 16 Coates Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 7AH. We are currently using a hybrid model usually with at least 2 days in the office. You will be required to travel within Scotland and occasionally further within the UK on the business of the charity.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

The closing date for applications is Thursday 1 December at midnight.