Top job! Interim Director of Corporate Services

  • Full time
  • £45,696 – £57,120
  • Scotland-wide Office base Flexible, but home based in the first
  • Closing 27th January 2021

  • Advertised from 12th January 2021
  • 35 hours per week. (9 – 12 month maternity cover contract)


Who Cares? Scotland is the country’s only national independent, representative membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our vision is of a Lifetime of Equality, Respect and Love for Care Experienced people. If you have relevant experience and share this vision, this could be the role for you!

The post is a key position within Who Cares? Scotland and will support the Chief Executive in successfully implementing our current strategic plan (2018-2022).

In this role you will have strategic responsibility for overseeing a team of diverse specialisms in the areas of Governance, Human Resources, Workforce Development, Fundraising, Business Support, Communications and our Helpline and employability activity. You will lead on strategic management of stakeholder communications and on Who Cares? Scotland’s brand and organisational identity. You will have an oversight of Who Cares? Scotland Board and Committee liaisons, governance processes and charity regulators in partnership with the Chief Executive. You will direct and hold responsibility for the success of the fundraising strategy and associated pipeline for 2021 and beyond, working in partnership with the Chief Executive and Senior Management peers to achieve this. With a lead on the organisation’s Business Support and Communications function, you will ensure that the tools and resources available are supporting the workforce across Scotland and are adequately enabling our programmes to be implemented safely, communicated confidently and with success.

You will have experience of working at a senior level in an organisation or service in the voluntary sector with experience of developing and implementing Fundraising strategies and meeting financial targets in excess of £500k per annum, managing and reporting on multiple budgets with a combined minimum value of £5million. You will also be able to demonstrate success as a lead in the tendering process in relation to Local Authority, Central Government, and private sector funding streams and contracts, and of being accountable to funders, boards and other stakeholders for the delivery of complex pieces of work including reporting on progress, performance monitoring and evaluation.

If this sounds like you, and you want to be part of delivering change for Care Experienced people across Scotland, we’d love to hear from you. For an informal conversation about this opportunity please call Marie-Claire Jones, Director of Corporate Services on 07715 312015.

Application notes

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Closing date for applications is Wednesday 27th January 2021.

Interviews will be held on Friday 5th February 2021. Interviews will be carried out virtually in line with Coronavirus restrictions.

We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of the care system who meet the criteria for the post.