Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • £32,246 – £37,023 pro-rata
  • Big Noise. Govanhill, Glasgow
  • Closing 30th January 2023

  • Advertised from 13th January 2023
  • Salary (all new staff start on the first point of the scale)


Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run five programmes in Govanhill, Glasgow, Raploch in Stirling, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes Edinburgh.

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Govanhill Senior Team, to ensure high quality procedures, processes and operational functions are embedded to maximise the success of the programme. A skilled project manager, you will also have experience of working with communities and volunteers, and will have a passion for music, along with the belief in the impact and transformative power it has for children and the wider community.

This is a permanent part-time job share post, working a Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 5pm (with one hour unpaid lunch break) and a Friday 9am to 12.30pm.

We welcome applications from diverse cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities; however we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit gov.uk/check-uk-visa.

Application notes

For further details please visit our website makeabignoise.org.uk/jobs where you can view the full job/person specification and complete our online application form (no CVs please). All successful applicants will be subject to PVG check.

For any additional information please e-mail recruitment@sistemascotland.org.uk or telephone 07436 224565.

Closing date for applications Monday 30th January 2023 at 10am

The selection process, which will include a panel interview, a short presentation and a competency task, will be held in Govanhill, Glasgow (date to be confirmed)

The successful applicant will be subject to PVG check.