SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations
SCVO - Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Charity registered in Scotland SC003558

SCVO is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Our mission is to support people to take voluntary action to help themselves and others, and to bring about social change.

Current vacancies

Top job! Financial Controller

  • Full time
  • £39,230 – £43,939
  • Edinburgh / Glasgow
  • Closing 30th September 2019

SCVO’s Financial Controller role has been created to manage the delivery of all finance and accounting operations directly to the organisation, and to deliver advice to SCVO’s members and the wider voluntary sector as part of SCVO’s strategic objective to support a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.

The successful candidate will have a range of financial management experience, excellent technical skills including recent experience of developing accounting systems and reconciling VAT returns, as well as good interpersonal skills and a results orientated approach. Experience of supporting managers and staff at all levels with their finance needs is essential.

SCVO offers a defined contribution pension (employee contribution 6%, SCVO contribution 9%). A salary exchange option is available. Other benefits include 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays, flexitime and a range of family friendly policies.

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Public Affairs Officer – Engagement

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,418 – £32,700
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness (with regular travel to Edinburgh)
  • Closing 15th July 2019

Passionate about engaging with voluntary sector organisations?

At the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), we love the voluntary sector. As the national membership body for charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises, our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.

The Public Affairs Officer (Engagement), will help sustain and create opportunities for the ideas, values and views of the collective sector to affect policy change across Scotland. We’re looking for someone who has a real passion for engaging with members with the ability to animate people and organisations to find out what is current and identify the key issues in the sector. You’ll be someone with excellent policy and influencing skills who has a real flair for networking and spotting trends.

If you fit the bill, find out more and apply now...

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Top job! Membership and Support Review Lead

  • Full time
  • £47,948 – £52,741
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 24th July 2019

Are you passionate about helping people make a difference?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

With over 2,000 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups now registered as members of SCVO, we want to simplify our membership structure, review our benefits package, increase engagement and improve the support we offer.

That’s where you come in! We’ve created a brand-new Membership and Support Review Lead role for a fixed term of 12 months, and we’re looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector in Scotland, a track record in delivering transformational change and great people skills to take it on. If you fit the bill and enjoy a challenge, find out more and apply now...

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Business Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £39,230 – £43,939
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness
  • Closing 24th July 2019

Do you have a strong track record in business development?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

Currently, around half of our annual income comes from grants to deliver services with and for the sector, and half from income generated by providing services for individual organisations, such as payroll, recruitment, office space and IT services.

We’ve created a new Business Development Manager role to help us maximise the potential of our income generating activities in a way that is consistent with our values and purpose. If you have experience of developing corporate partnerships, strong marketing skills and an entrepreneurial spirit, find out more and apply now!

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HR Intern

  • Part time or Internship
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th July 2019

Do you have a passion for HR and the role HR plays in creating a positive work environment?

We’re looking for an HR Intern to work within our small HR team to update SCVO’s policies and procedures, including researching best practice and modern/flexible approaches to supporting staff. Interested? Find out more and apply now!

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Top job! Head of Policy and Campaigns

  • Full time
  • £47,948 – £52,741
  • Edinburgh/Glasgow
  • Closing 14th August 2019

Are you passionate about affecting change through the power of collective action?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

With over 2,000 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups now registered as members of SCVO, we aim to demonstrate the collective power of the voluntary sector to change lives and communities. We also exist to provide a strong, authentic, national voice for the voluntary sector in Scotland.

That’s where you come in! We are seeking an exceptional individual committed to raising the profile of the work of our members and the wider sector to lead our work on policy and campaigns. In this high-profile role, you will champion the role of the sector, facilitate networks, relationships and communities of interest and work to positively influence the sector’s operating environment.

If you fit the bill and enjoy a challenge, find out more and apply now...

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Top job! Head of Employer Support

  • Full time
  • £47,948 – £52,741
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 26th August 2019

Do you have a strong track record in service delivery?

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.

We’re looking for an experienced service delivery manager with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector to lead a cross-functional team to deliver modern, high quality, continually improving services to voluntary sector employers. The Head of Employer Support will identify improvements and explore synergies across all SCVO services, maximise income generation in line with our values and promote excellence in customer service.

This new role will have specific responsibility for the delivery and development of our payroll and employability services (currently Community Jobs Scotland) as well as our Goodmoves recruitment portal. If you have experience of successful service delivery in similar functions along with a good understanding of the role of digital infrastructure on delivering customer-centred services, find out more and apply now!

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Payroll Administrator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,478 – £25,812
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd September 2019

We’re looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our busy team working in the centre of Edinburgh. Recent payroll experience, working knowledge of RTI, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines are essential skills required for this role. Flexible working, defined contribution pension and other benefits available.

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