Charity registered in Scotland SC006923
Do you have what it takes to tackle one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs in Scotland’s Third Sector – leading GCVS?
GCVS is the main development agency in Glasgow working for the 3000+ voluntary and community organisations and charities in the city which do such an amazing job in making Glasgow a vibrant, dynamic and caring city.
As a partner in the Glasgow Third Sector Interface, we work with all the key local and national third sector networks to shape and inform local and central government policy, looking to create a more inclusive city economy, and use the skills and know-how within our sector to improve the quality of life and life-chances of Glasgow’s citizens
We are a mature organisation that is going from strength to strength. Following our CEO’s retirement, we are looking for a new dynamic CEO to lead our highly experienced and qualified staff team into the next phase of our development.
The successful candidate: You will be a strong advocate for fairness and social justice, and an experienced and confident leader, who can motivate and inspire others. You will be a good communicator, and a strong networker and team player; you will have a successful track record in management, able to demonstrate a strong development background. Ours is a complex environment: you must be resilient and resourceful, calm under pressure and able to handle a varied workload, across a wide range of agendas, in varied settings.
Glasgow Third Sector Interface Network (GTSIN) is now looking to recruit an all-rounder with administration, research, communications and organisational skills to support GTSIN. Applicants should have a degree or other demonstrable experience of synthesising information from a range of sources into essays, papers or similar. A reasonable knowledge and understanding of the third sector and the public sector and able to build rapport and work with people from a wide range of backgrounds are also essential. Experience of general office administration and up-to-date IT skills in the use of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and database software are also vital. Full training and induction will be given to the successful candidate to enable them to understand the complex relationships and responsibilities of GTSIN.