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.
A unique opportunity has arisen to join Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) and help transform the lives of families living with Huntington’s disease (HD).
As Chief Executive, you will work closely with the board of directors to lead in creating and driving the strategy that will enable the charity to continue to thrive, deliver and develop high quality services. You will ensure the financial, human resource and policy framework is in place to achieve this.
You will have the ability to capitalise on opportunities and meet the challenges of working across government and statutory agencies to ensure that families continue to receive the best care and access to emerging treatments and therapies.
You will have a professional management qualification or equivalent experience preferably in a community based health or social care setting.
We seek applicants who can create an open and transparent working culture, support and empower teams and build effective partnerships with a wide range of organisations and stakeholders.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association, a values-driven organisation founded by families for families.
Harris Hill is recruiting a National Support Manager on behalf of a Scottish Criminal Justice Organisation that works to create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland.
This role has responsibility for leading organisational wide projects and managing local services across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland & Moray. This role is based primarily in Aberdeen however there will be a requirement to travel on occasions throughout Scotland and in particular Edinburgh where the head office is located.
Experience & Skill
ARK is a major provider of Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. As a housing association we are one of the smaller providers. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life and to provide the best quality of housing to our tenants, some of whom we provide support to.
As a member of the multi-disciplinary Senior Leadership Team (SLT) your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers good governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.
The Head of Asset Management is accountable for leading the Asset Management team to develop, deliver and embed an asset management strategy to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Asset Management performance reports, function KPIs, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate and timely property management data; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of in month results and develop options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Your role is responsible for the development of new property and the redevelopment and maintenance of existing property stock. Essential to this are leadership qualities in performance, development, quality and customer focussed service provision.
You are responsible for the proper safe guarding of public money as it is used in the pursuance of the organisations aims.
The role of Head of Asset Management reports to the Executive team member responsible for property development and maintenance.
Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got exceptional marketing, communications and PR skills? Then we’d like to hear from you.
For too many children in Scotland, a bad start to life can lead to a bad end. Aberlour is committed to helping children and their families at the earliest possible opportunity, before their problems spiral out of control; before it’s too late.
We recently launched a significant marketing, fundraising and public affairs campaign to draw attention to child poverty and inequality in Scotland and to acquire new donors who will enable Aberlour to reach more children.
We are looking for an exceptional individual with significant experience working as a marketing and communications executive at a managerial level who will help us build on the success of this campaign and help drive its next phase.
You will be a strategic thinker, an exceptional communicator and have planned and delivered marketing, communications strategies. You will have proven PR skills with a knowledge of the Scottish media and experience of managing design and website agency relationships.
This is a full-time permanent post which can be based within our Glasgow or Stirling office, with a significant need to be in Glasgow.
The SPSO is the final stage for complaints about organisations providing public services in Scotland. We are also responsible for responding to requests for the review of local authority Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) decisions from members of the public.
Working with the SWF Review Team Manager, you will be responsible for delivering an efficient, effective and independent service to review the decisions that local authorities have made on applications for Community Care Grants and Crisis Grants. You will be a key member of the SWF Review Team, investigating and making decisions on cases in line with relevant guidance and process, handling incoming enquiries and providing relevant, up to date information.
To be successful in this role, you will have a lively analytical mind and the sound judgement needed to make fair, consistent and just decisions. You will be able to demonstrate first class customer service through your empathetic but impartial approach. Your excellent communication skills will allow you to effectively liaise with members of the public and local authorities.
Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals.
This role will involve creating and stewarding opportunities with major donors, charitable trusts and corporate supporters, creating tangible and visible results to sustain and grow our school feeding programmes.
A large part of the role will be in leading and motivating the team who have significant responsibilities in coordinating the development of key relationships and opportunities. Working at a senior level, the role will involve leading by example and ensuring our work is managed in line with Mary’s Meals values.
Are you looking for a new challenge to help in the continuous growth of a successful grant manager in Scotland?
Are you interested in creating a stronger collaboration between the public, private and third sector to create a positive social, economic and environmental impact within communities across Scotland?
Then this is a great opportunity for you as CEO of Impact Funding Partners (IFP).
Impact Funding Partners (formerly known as Voluntary Action Fund) are looking for a new Chief Executive with a proven track record of income growth and organisational development.
We are looking for a passionate individual with experience of working across a range of sectors including Government. You will have the opportunity to create positive social, economic and environmental impact within communities while helping to shape the funding landscape in Scotland.
This is an exciting time to join IFP (formerly known as the Voluntary Action Fund) following our rebranding, the recruitment of new board members creating a dynamic and proactive Board of Directors and the launch of our new strategy – Together we can create a Fairer Future – aimed at creating a fair, inclusive society where communities thrive and people are engaged, connected, and able to shape their own lives.
We are a successful grant manager with 37 years of experience, driven by our core values of equality, relationships, authenticity, openness and dynamism.
Our proven approach is to help funders make the most of their investment so that it has the greatest impact. This can be achieved by distributing funding, increasing capacity and building trusting relationships, which helps organisations achieve even more with their funding.
Our area of expertise is managing funds which tackle inequality in all its forms. Equality and diversity are core to our work and drives everything we do and how we do it.
As IFP has entered a new phase of growth following its rebranding and has initiated a new business strategy, you will have proven experience in successfully forming partnerships and promote cross-sectoral collaboration. You will be dealing with senior stakeholders in the public, private and/or third sector, and therefore you will need to demonstrate the ability to engage with public sector funding bodies, potential new funders in the private sector, as well as understand the nuances of the third sector.
A natural leader, you will have excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to adapt your management style in a changing environment, and lead through example and inspiration. As the CEO of IFP you will act as brand ambassador and convey IFP’s strengths, values and priorities to a diverse audience. For that you will have the vision, strategic insight and ability to understand the environment in which IFP operates and raise its profile.
In the current changing socio-economic and political environment in Scotland, it is imperative that you value and promote innovative thinking that allows for the identification of sustainable solutions with a positive social, economic and environmental impact. Finally, you are a decision-maker who is not afraid to take calculated risks in order to support the continuous growth of IFP.
Do you have what it takes to operate as a strategic leader in a complex high profile organisation? And a genuine desire to play your part in addressing a social cause that affects thousands of people and families? Then join us as Director, Shelter Scotland and you could soon be the driving force behind our continued journey aimed at tackling Scotland’s housing emergency.
Shelter Scotland has been the key voice in getting social house building back to the top of the political agenda. As well as persuading the Scottish Government to take action against the Bedroom Tax, we’ve campaigned successfully for a major reform of the Private Rented Sector too. We’re now entering the crucial implementation phase of an ambitious three year strategy that’s set clear and bold goals to be achieved in a complex and turbulent environment. This career-defining opportunity will see you help us make a major impact for social justice with individuals, within communities, and across Scotland.
About the role
You’ll regularly liaise with other Executive Leadership team members to ensure Shelter’s strategy is implemented in Scotland in a way that takes account of the national legislative, policy and societal context. You’ll also be instrumental in helping to model the behaviours needed to achieve our strategy, and encourage others to do the same. Acting as our key national spokesperson in the media, with government ministers, senior civil servants, funders etc., you’ll also have a telling input into our campaigning, fundraising and media activities and help ensure the long-term financial sustainability of Shelter Scotland and Shelter as a whole.
Someone who can bring leadership, partnership, innovation and a real passion for the cause, you are comfortable both dealing with change, and bringing it about. You also have the communication skills to represent us in the media and liaise with a wide range of key stakeholders. A proven ability to oversee the strategic development of effective, high quality, innovative services that make a real difference to clients is important too, as is the confidence to act as an advocate within high-level networks and proactively identify fundraising opportunities.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
At Shelter Scotland, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We also encourage applications from people, who have been homeless or have been at risk of homelessness. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Carers of East Lothian is the leading local support organisation for people who are looking after friends or family who are frail, disabled or who have chronic health problems. We have an excellent reputation, a track record of delivery and strong local partnerships.
We are looking for a new Chief Executive who can build on our successes and lead the organisation forward at an exciting time in our development. We want a strategic leader who thrives in a complex environment, has excellent negotiation and engagement skills and who will be an effective advocate for unpaid carers in East Lothian. You should also be a proven team leader who will drive the organisation forward by fostering the skills of others.
In return we offer flexible working arrangements and a chance to make a real difference to peoples’ lives. The post is based in our purpose built offices in the new East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington and PVG scheme membership is essential as is the ability to drive and access to a car.
Carers of East Lothian is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.