Department: Policy, Projects and Participation
Location: Children in Scotland is Edinburgh based but this role will be remote/ home-based until at least April 2022, with some travel to Edinburgh required for meetings. Arrangements will be reviewed by March 2022
Hours: Full time, fixed term to 31 March 2022
Salary: £29,445 - £35,382 per annum
We are currently recruiting for an exciting and important role within the Policy, Projects and Participation Department.
The Supporting The Third Sector (STTS) project works to ensure that the third sector can be meaningfully involved in children’s services planning processes to improve the lives of children, young people and families.
As the Project Manager of the STTS Project you will be responsible for supporting an active Third Sector Interface network, delivering a training and capacity building programme for the third sector workforce, and feeding in the voices and experiences of local third sector organisations into national policy making processes.
You will demonstrate effective management of your team, represent Children in Scotland, uphold the organisation values and be a member of the Children in Scotland Managers’ Team.
In order to do this, we are seeking an individual with significant knowledge of children’s services, experience of working in the children’s sector, great communication skills and experience of project management.
Applications to undertake the role as a secondment are welcome
About Children in Scotland
Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.
By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.
Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website
Closing date: noon, Monday 2nd August 2021
Interview date: Tuesday 17th August 2021