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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Part time
  • £45,267 – £48,505 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th July 2020

  • Advertised from 16th June 2020
  • 0.6 FTE


The Refugee Survival Trust (RST) is a Scottish charity that has been operating for more than 20 years to assist some of the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly those who are facing destitution. Our mission is to provide refugees and people seeking asylum with practical support when it is most needed, build connections between people and use what we learn to campaign for change.

The new post of CEO is the keystone to RST’s operations. You will front the organisation and oversee the day-to-day operations, providing direction and leadership to the staff team, working collaboratively with the Board and ensuring sound financial, operational, risk and people management.

Key responsibilities include –

· Developing strategic and operational plans and managing a staff team to effectively implement them.

· Securing sufficient resources to support business continuity, organisation sustainability and project development; for example grant funding and donations

· Managing finances at senior management level including leading on budget preparation, income and expenditure monitoring and forecasting

· Developing new services and projects including setting realistic and achievable targets and outcomes.

The successful candidate will have a strong track-record leading or working within senior management of a third sector or similar organisation. You will be central to the development and implementation of future strategy and work in support of RST’s vision and aims, as well as structures and processes that enable RST to be effective and efficient.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th July 2020

For a confidential discussion, please contact Debbie Shields at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

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