Are you creative and passionate about communicating a message that gives hope and makes a
positive difference to millions of people around the world?
Thanks to the commitment and generosity of our supporters, the Scottish Bible Society is a charity
that helps people in over 200 countries and territories around the world to receive Bibles in a
language they understand and a format they can use. We are involved in transformative projects
that include teaching people how to read using the Bible, contributing to education programmes for
children and much more!
We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and strategic leader who excels in a senior
management position and as part of a senior leadership team. You will be someone with
communications, marketing and PR experience that can raise the profile of the SBS brand, engage
audiences to respond by supporting the SBS mission, and motivate a staff team to deliver the
organisational objectives. You will have experience of managing campaigns that help meet
fundraising targets for a charitable organisation, or a background in campaign management that
drives sales for a commercial organisation.
The role reports to the Chief Executive. You will be articulate, have strong influencing skills and
proven stakeholder management skills to work with all levels of staff in the organisation, our board
of directors, and external partners. This is a senior role in an organisation with a strong Christian
ethos, therefore there is an occupational requirement that the post holder is a practising Christian.
Established in 1978, Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with Care Experienced children, young people and adults. Supporting Care Experienced people to have their voice heard, Who Cares? Scotland has a bold and ambitious vision for a lifetime of equality, respect and love for Care Experienced people.
Who Cares? Scotland is Scotland’s only membership organisation for Care Experienced people and the country’s largest advocacy organisation for Care Experienced people. They have a long and proud history of helping Care Experience young people have their say in legal processes and offer a wide range of groups and events for Care Experienced people to connect with each other. The organisation has had substantial success through its influencing and campaigning work, elevating voice at an individual, local and national level to create change. They are looking to identify a new Chief Executive who will build on their considerable achievements to make their vision a reality.
Reporting to the Board of Who Cares? Scotland, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of the charity including developing, promoting and facilitating strategies, objectives and policies. The new Chief Executive will also ensure Who Cares? Scotland continues to be an effective advocacy and campaigning organisation, developing its participation and connection work and empowering more Care Experienced people to have a voice.
An approachable, innovative, solutions focused and visionary leader, you will have a close connection with the Care Experienced community, whether through personal or family experience of the care system, caring for others or working to improve outcomes for Care Experienced people on an individual, local and national basis. Demonstrating a proven track record of strategic leadership coupled with experience of managing, motivating, and developing staff, the successful candidate will also have the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders, creating alliances and encouraging increased collaboration.
You would be joining Who Cares? Scotland at a critical time following the report of the recent Independent Care Review and this role will provide you with the unique opportunity to influence a new vision for the delivery of care in Scotland which ensures that those who have experience of care influence that delivery at every step.
If you have the skills, energy and passion and the belief that a lifetime of equality, respect and love for Care Experienced people is not only desirable but deliverable, we would love to hear from you.
Glasgow Social Enterprise Network (GSEN) is a network of social enterprises which aims to support and develop social enterprises in Glasgow. It achieves this through sharing good practice, facilitating training, providing peer support, developing trading links and raising awareness of social enterprise at a local and national level.
The network was established in 2008 and was formally constituted in 2017. It is a registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee and is governed by a Board of Directors.
GSEN’s profile has significantly grown over the past few years and now boasts a membership of over 180 social enterprises within the Greater Glasgow area. With a growing emphasis on social enterprise nationally and locally, GSEN aims to raise its profile to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. It has a key role in the Glasgow Third Sector Interface with which it shares a number of objectives. It is also a key member of the Glasgow Social Enterprise Board.
After an exciting period of development since becoming a constituted body in 2017, GSEN are our looking for a Director to lead the organisation and continue to grow and strengthen the network. The role is varied and complex and ideally suits someone with a passion and understanding of social enterprise within Glasgow and within the wider political landscape. The ideal candidate will not only have passion for social enterprise but have at least four years’ experience working in a senior management or project management role, while also being a strategic thinker, with strong organisational skills and experience of partnership working.
Water Witness is a dynamic and growing Edinburgh-based charity which leads action, research and advocacy around the world for a fairer water future. We stand with those at the frontline of the global water crisis to shine a light on its impacts, understand its root causes and activate lasting solutions. To support the delivery of our ambitious 2030 Strategy we are recruiting an experienced and driven professional for the role of Business Manager.
Professional qualifications plus seven years’ relevant experience.
We are seeking a high-calibre professional with the experience and skills needed to successfully co-ordinate, deliver and lead Water Witness’s financial, administrative, and human resource management to ensure the sustainability of the charity and the achievement of our aims.
As Business Manager, you will be responsible for efficient day-to-day financial and administrative operations across a busy office of 7-10 staff with directly funded partnership operations in four countries. You will ensure that we have appropriate systems and resources in place, that they are used effectively, and will provide timely support and analysis to our team, our partners, and the Board of Trustees. You will play a key role in decision making and the delivery of Water Witness’s work, deploying your skills and experience in financial management, accounting, administration, and communications, to improve our organisational effectiveness and impact. A high level of accuracy and attention to detail will be needed to undertake reviews of business processes, budget and contract negotiations, preparation of donor reports, as well as for internal and external audits. An ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the UK team and country partners, and to ensure joint ownership and high-quality delivery of complex programmes will be essential.
The Business Manager will be based in our Edinburgh headquarters. You may occasionally be required to travel to support our programme work overseas. In the current COVID-19 outbreak, and to ensure the health and wellbeing of everyone who works for Water Witness and their families, you may have to work remotely from home initially until we are able to return to working in our office.
We are looking for a Business Manager with very ‘safe hands’ who can support Water Witness by ensuring that our operations run smoothly, and offering constructive challenge, quality assurance and innovative solutions which add value to our work. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to support positive change in the world through building collaborative relationships, by using your experience and skills, and developing your talent, then we urge you to apply.
BAVS is an independent voluntary organisation supporting the growth of community organisations and volunteers in Berwickshire and is a partner in Borders TSI. We are seeking a chief officer committed to working on a locality basis with a strong track record in community capacity building and leading an organisation. Bavs plays a key strategic role in local relationships and community planning working alongside communities, statutory partners and other agencies. Our purpose is to support Berwickshire’s communities to build their skills, confidence, knowledge and experience to take their ideas forward. As we prepare to celebrate our 50th year, we are looking for a chief officer to take us back to our roots as an organisation made and shaped by local community activists. We are seeing a chief executive with a track record making an impact for communities, with excellent communication, organisation and business skills.
Dumfries & Galloway Mental Health Association (DGMHA) is committed to providing first class support services for individuals with mental health issues. We aim to deliver an exceptional level of service which is person centred to meet the diverse range of needs of our service users.
Reporting to the CEO, this new role of Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management and formal financial reporting for DGMHA, ensuring ongoing viability and a secure financial future in line with the organisation’s charitable status, mission and values.
Applicants will ideally have held a similar financial role, albeit not necessarily in the Care Sector. You must be able to evidence practical experience across all areas of financial management including payroll, management/cost accounting, budget preparation, Statutory and local reporting, audit procedures and finance policy & procedural design and implementation.
You will preferably be professionally qualified in a financial discipline but will as a minimum, have several years’ financial management experience with a comparable level of responsibility. Operational experience of working with XERO would be a distinct advantage.
Purpose of the job
The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management and formal reporting for DGMHA, ensuring ongoing viability and a secure financial future in line with the organisation’s charitable status, mission and values.
This role is part of the Senior Management team and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work closely alongside the Head of Care and Support and the HR Manager to ensure the introduction of the transformational change required to future proof the organisation, maintain and improve our place in the social care market place of Dumfries and Galloway and meet our organisational action plans.
Staff Management: This will include but is not limited to:
Contribute to a clear focus on driving improvements in quality, impact and performance
Commit to the Mission, Vision and Values, and be an ambassador for DGMHA in all activities
Experience: Will ideally have held a similar financial management role although not necessarily in the Care Sector and will be able to demonstrate leadership and financial management experience within a business environment. Must have practical experience across all areas of financial management including payroll, management/cost accounting, budget preparation, Statutory and local reporting, audit procedures and finance policy & procedural design and implementation.
Education, Qualifications and Training: Will preferably be professionally qualified in a financial discipline but will as a minimum, have a considerable level of practical experience within a comparable financial role. A thorough working knowledge of MS Office Applications is essential and experience of working with XERO would be a distinct advantage
Value base: A belief in inclusion, fairness and equality evidenced through work practice or personal experience. A desire to ensure people are at the heart of decision making and an ability to balance this with the needs of the Association. Commitment to the principles and practices of continuous improvement
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge: Excellent organisational skills and an ability to effectively problem solve within a financial environment. Must be self-motivated, able to work on own initiative, prioritise workload, multi-task, meet deadlines and be able to work under pressure. Will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Incumbent should lead by example in terms of behaviour and conduct in relation to everything they do within their role.
Note: This role description is not exhaustive and is a reflection of current requirements. The employee is expected to view it as a guide rather than an exact description of duties and responsibilities. It may be subject to variation from time to time in accordance with the evolving organisational requirements.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, a registered Scottish charity, is Incorporated by Royal Charter. The objects for which the Institute is established are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health by:
A vacancy has arisen for the post of Chief Executive. The post holder will report to the Institutes elected Council and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute.
We are seeking an outstanding leader to be the first Chief Executive for a unique and exciting role, working with our Trustees in helping to establish and build this brand new charity from the ground up.
This charity is principally a partner organisation and there will be an emphasis on fundraising which will be driven by the charity’s profile.
We already have the profile and funding in place to make an impact on the youth sector in Scotland and now we need a strong and well connected leader who can build partnerships, grow budgets effectively and maximise the potential impact that this charity has to offer the youth sector of Scotland.
Based from home (with travel to Glasgow and Liverpool) the perfect candidate will be extremely ambitious with a great vision, well connected across the third sector in Scotland.
This is largely a blank canvas to shape the future direction of the charity, we seek a creative and entrepreneurial approach to:
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy Planning and Development
The description is the typical level of duties the post holder will be expected to perform. Other duties of a similar type and level may also be required.
The Person Specification is available for download bel
The Chief Officer holds overall responsibility for the running of the Bureau, including the management of our dedicated team (paid & volunteer), the management of all financial aspects of the Bureau including fundraising, and the premises and IT considerations. The Chief Officer reports directly into the Board of Trustees and the post holder will work closely with the Board to design and develop the strategy of the Bureau.
The role of Chief Officer is extremely varied and busy, and the ideal candidate will have experience of working within a fundraising environment and of managing all the financial aspects of an organisation. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in recruiting, managing, developing and motivating a team is also required.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to work towards the success of a valuable and well-used resource. This is a genuinely rewarding role, working to support a local community, and the Chief Officer is integral to the provision of that service.
The key deliverables of this role are
Please see the job description for further information and a person specification.
Drumchapel CAB is looking for a Board Member with a finance background to continue the work done by our current Office Bearer; and to prepare the Bureau for the demands of the future.
Following an initial settling in period it is envisaged that you will likely spend approximately 3 hours per week dedicated to general board and finance related matters, this would likely increase at financial year end to prepare and oversee the Bureau’s end of year reporting requirements.
Our objective is in the delivery of activities for the relief of poverty, through amongst others, in the advancement of education, health, citizenship, community development, human rights, environmental protection or improvement and in the relief of those in need through age, ill health and disability.
Our Bureau is a member of the Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux (SACAB).
For more information on the role, please see the attached role Description.
The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
You must be 18 or over and either live or work in our operating area or surrounding areas.