• Advertised from 8th September 2021
  • 34 hours per week. Pension: 10% employer contribution


Location: 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW (homeworking while Covid-19 restrictions are in place)

Responsible to: Programme Manager

The post is fixed term, funded until 30 September 2023.

Close the Gap values diversity in our workforce, and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. Flexible working options are available for this role.


To develop and pilot the Equally Safe at Work employer accreditation programme with NHS boards, third sector employers and Scottish Government. The Programme Officer will work closely with the Programme Manager to build on the delivery of the Equally Safe at Work pilot in Scotland’s local government sector.


We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to work on the pilot of Equally Safe at Work, Close the Gap’s employer accreditation programme, in NHS boards, third sector employers and Scottish Government. Committed to women’s labour market equality, you’ll be working within our small, busy team to influence improved gender-sensitive employment practice, and supporting employers to gain accreditation. You’ll also be designing shared learning opportunities, developing materials, writing reports, delivering events and building relationships with stakeholders.

Organisation profile

Close the Gap is Scotland’s policy advocacy organisation working on women’s labour market participation. We work strategically with policymakers, employers and unions to address the causes of women’s inequality at work.

Application notes

Electronic applications must be submitted using our online application form which you can find on our website at closethegap.org.uk/jobs.

If you are unable to use an online application process please contact us at info@closethegap.org.uk

The deadline for applications is 10 October 2021.

You will be notified by 28 October 2021 if you have been selected for interview.

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place remotely during the week commencing 1 November 2021.

Close the Gap (SCIO) (known as Close the Gap) is a Scottish charity, no SC046842.