To oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, accurate, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
Due to expansion in the team we have an opportunity for you to join the Evaluation team. As a research expert, with advanced Excel, data analysis skills, market research and evaluation techniques, you will manage evaluation projects to deliver evidence to identify and quantify emission savings and recommendations for programme improvements. You will develop and implement work plans to evaluate programmes that EST delivers on behalf of our commercial and government clients. You will also contribute to business development proposals.
Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in this busy environment, along with demonstrated effective communication skills enabling you to deliver a high standard of customer service to people at different levels. Your experience of evaluation and research techniques and project management together with your ability to manipulate and analyse data, will underpin the successful delivery of this role.
For more information, please see job description on the EST Website.
This is a full-time, permanent position based in Edinburgh.
About the post: This role oversees and reports on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represents SCIAF with key donors. The postholder will prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of SCIAF’s partners in collaboration with project staff. They will also help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grant and will assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.
We are looking for an ambitious, innovative person, who’s passionate about the outdoors, to play a key role in our highly collaborative Executive team to deliver big outcomes for Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.
As an organisation with a strong track record in Conservation, Visitor Experience and Rural Development we like to be ahead of the curve, thinking creatively about how to make best use of our organisation’s resources, our collaborative work with partners and our talented and passionate staff to look after and make the most of a special place.
Building on firm foundations of excellent corporate management systems, governance structures and policies you will be focussed on how to best achieve the National Park’s strategic outcomes by continuously improving performance and processes. The role offers a wide variety of responsibilities, including corporate functions, operational matters, working with an excellent Board and supporting the CEO in ensuring Scottish Government priorities and Non Departmental Government Body (NDPB) responsibilities are delivered to the highest standard. Creative and entrepreneurial minded, you will also help identify commercial and income generating opportunities as well as collaborative and shared service initiatives with partner organisations delivering multiple benefits. As part of the Executive team you will help foster a high performing, open and dynamic organisation culture dedicated to achieving the best for the National Park and its stakeholders.
We believe that our staff are our most valuable asset and we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best people. While, the role may involve occasional working out with normal working hours, we have a range of policies that can support flexible working arrangements.
We are committed to a culture of equality and diversity and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of ethnicity, beliefs, disability, social background, marital status, age or sexual orientation.
This is a fixed-term post funded initially for a period of one year through grants from the Scottish Land Fund and the Architectural Heritage Fund. It is the intention that the post will continue (and possibly increase in weekly hours) if further funding is secured.
The Pyramid at Anderston is a vibrant new local charity (SC048144) which has been formed to benefit the communities of Anderston, Finnieston, Yorkhill and Kelvingrove (as defined by postcode units G3-7 and G3-8), following the principles of sustainable development.
Our objectives are to prevent and relieve poverty; to advance citizenship and community development; to advance the arts, heritage and culture and to provide recreational facilities and organise recreational activities for members of the public which reduce isolation and loneliness. In March 2019 the charity took ownership of the category B listed building which is the hub for this work.
Purpose of Post
Whilst building excellent relationships with all building users and the local community, you will take overall responsibility for property management, health and safety, fire safety, security and maintenance of the The Pyramid at Anderston. You will develop and work to standards which ensure best sustainability, safety and economies of scale which are achieved across facilities management. You will ensure compliance with statutory legislation and Pyramid policies and procedures, including data protection and health and safety, as well as taking responsibility for managing external contracts and leasing arrangements. On day to day property matters you will work closely with the Building Caretaker.
We are an organisation founded upon the principles of Social Innovation. Here at People Know How we believe in the power of your ideas, and in your potential to create and discover innovative solutions to solve wider social issues.
Our aim is to support and empower both individuals and organisations to mobilise their assets and realise their true potential. Often, people do not realise that they know how. That’s where we come in, supporting and empowering people
We are looking for a Modern Apprentice - Office Administrator (16-19) to join our team; and work with us to deliver on our Mission to empower individuals to be socially innovative in their communities, by helping them transform their ideas into action. We do this by providing the skills, tools, resources and framework they need to deliver positive social change.
A Job Description and Application Form are available for download below.
Family Friendly Working Scotland (FFWS) is part of Working Families, the UK’s work-life balance organisation. We help working parents and carers—and their employers—find a better balance between responsibilities at home and in the workplace.
We are expanding the reach of our training and business support services for employers and need an experienced Development Manager to play a lead role in ensuring our success in this.
You will be responsible for
We are looking for someone with a proven track record in successfully building commercial relationships with employers, specifically selling training or other business support services. You will have a strong sense of business acumen and have experience of securing corporate sponsorship. You will be able to evidence that you meet and exceed financial targets. It is also imperative that you are passionate and knowledgeable about work-life and flexible working.
Salary and working patterns
Living Streets wants to create a walking nation, where everybody has the chance to gain from the health and social benefits this simple act can bring. Walking is also a vital ingredient of successful communities. Walkable towns and cities are often more vibrant socially and economically. Living Streets manages innovative national projects, working with schools, communities and workplaces to encourage more people to walk short journeys.
WOW, our year-round walk to school challenge, is perhaps the most notable, capturing the imagination of children in over 3,000 schools. We work with local authorities to help them improve streets and neighbourhoods. And with our supporters we campaign for positive change and public policies that enliven our streets.
Join us and together we will create a walking nation.
We’re looking for a creative and confident communications professional to join our dynamic Policy and Communications team at Living Streets. As part of the team, you’ll play a key role in helping us strengthen the voice for walking and ensuring our message is heard in Scotland. You will be a member of the Policy and Communications department and work day to day with the Living Streets Scotland team.
To excel in this role, you’ll need to be organised, collaborative and resourceful and have a good understanding of a variety of communications channels specific to Scotland. You’ll work closely with our wider policy and communications, project delivery and commercial teams and play a central role in communicating the impact we’re having in our work throughout Scotland. Your role will involve ensuring all our communications in Scotland are on brand and our impact is reflected in the Scottish media. You will also help to raise our profile throughout Scotland via smaller, targeted communications projects and wider stakeholder engagement.
LEAP Car Club are adding this role to its existing team to assist its delivery of new zero-emission Car Clubs in Linwood and Johnstone for Linstone Housing Association through the Energy Saving Trust’s Plugged In Households Programme.
The purpose of the role is to engage with, and market to, Linstone Tenants and the wider community in these new locations in order to increase Car Club membership and usage. Most of the work undertaken will be in Linwood and Johnstone, LEAP’s Office in Bridge of Weir and occasionally Lochwinnoch.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Community Engagement and Marketing Coordinator will report to the Car Club Coordinator and work in a team with other contractors.
The contract is for a period of 1 year with the potential to extend.
South East Recovery Service is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in South East Edinburgh.
Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.
We provide psycho-social support for people with substance misuse issues and a range of one-to-one interventions and group work programmes to aid people in their recovery.
A vacancy for a receptionist/administrator has arisen to join our team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users affected by drug and alcohol issues.
The post holder will provide reception and administrative services to the South East/EMORS team contributing towards its aims and objectives. They will also support the Team Leader, attending relevant meetings and minute taking as required, as well as providing timely reports to the commissioners and CGL. Duties for the post include dealing with initial queries, welcoming clients and professionals into the service, signposting within the service and the community, also accurate information and data recording. The postholder will be expected to maintain a clean office environment with meticulous attention to detail and a great telephone manner.
The successful candidate will have experience of providing administrative support in a service based organisation, a good knowledge of general office procedures, excellent IT literacy skills, solid numerical skills, and good organisational skills. They will also need good interpersonal skills as team working is essential in this role.
Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.