Foundation Scotland is an independent charity that provides funding to charities, social enterprises and community organisations. We do this on behalf of over 400 individuals, charitable trusts and companies.
Our Communities Team enables and empowers communities across Scotland to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably community benefit arrangements with onshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches.
We are looking for a well organised, adaptable and motivated Administrator to join our South Scotland team.
Working closely with the Community Funds Manager and three Community Fund Coordinators the post will help ensure quality grant-making and fund distribution that serves clients and communities.
You will be the first point of contact for South Scotland grant application enquiries and implement a high volume of grant-making administration, working routinely with Salesforce and supporting ongoing systems innovation and development.
If you have excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills, interest in grant-making and can work proficiently and with attention to detail – we’re keen to hear from you.
The post is based in our Gatehouse of Fleet office and involves a job-share arrangement with an already established job share partner.
Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.
GWT was established in 2007 as the Scottish Centre for Intergenerational Practice and became a registered Scottish Charitable Organisation in 2015. GWT’s vision is to live in a Scotland where different generations are more connected, and everyone has the opportunity to build relationships that help to create a fairer society. Our mission is to develop, expand and improve intergenerational practice.
This role includes oversight and administration of our day to day financial operations, financial record keeping, preparation of management accounts, collation of evaluation data and providing support to colleagues working on finance and administration.
The post holder will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
About QNIS: The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS) is a small charity doing big things in promoting excellence in community nursing to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland. We support, encourage and inspire nurses employed by the NHS, independent or charitable sector who work in a huge range of roles across Scotland to really make a difference for the communities they serve.
The role: We have a great opportunity for a dynamic administrator to join our team. This newly created position will see you providing high quality administrative support to various QNIS projects and programmes as well as supporting our Deputy Directors.
This wide-ranging role will see you involved in a variety of activities from coordinating many busy diaries to organising meetings and providing effective administrative support for a range of projects and programmes. As first point of contact for the organisation you will use your diplomatic skills to communicate with a range of stakeholders including retired and contemporary Queen’s Nurses, senior nursing leaders, suppliers and many more. Being a small team, we also need someone who enjoys rolling up their sleeves up and pitching in, packing boxes, or running to the shops when required.
The post is 37.5 hours a week, 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday with a 30-minute lunch. We are offering a salary of £21-25k, depending on experience. We offer a 10% contributory pension, 38 days leave (including public holidays) and flexible working.
For more information about the role and the organisation, please download the Excellence Profile and visit the QNIS Website.
You will have administrative skills including a very high level of attention to detail, ability to demonstrate highly proficient IT skills and an ability to cope with many tasks at once amid constant interruptions. Crucial to success in the role will be the ability to communicate clearly, cheerfully and tactfully with people at all levels, both internally and externally.
We have an exciting opportunity for several Technical Analysts to join the Transport Team in our Edinburgh Office. We are looking for individuals who have a keen eye for detail, are confident working on large data sets in Excel, and have experience producing technical reports. These individuals will support the delivery of decarbonation strategies and technical reports for local authorities, public sector organisations and other clients across Scotland.
You must have experience of the low-carbon transport sector, ideally working closely with large fleets and have a knowledge of charging infrastructure requirements. You must also have the excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to effectively manage client relationships.
Working closely with other Technical Analysts and the wider transport team, our successful candidates will work with clients to collect, analyse and manipulate data to produce high quality reports. These reports will be suitable for distribution both internally and externally and will provide bespoke strategies to help clients achieve the fleet decarbonisation targets set by the Scottish Government.
You will be an analytical and motivated individual, with a strong knowledge of ULEVs and charging infrastructure, and of the environmental impact of transport. A graduate in a relevant discipline with experience in the sector, you will also be an outstanding communicator, both verbal and written, with excellent report writing, work prioritisation and interpersonal skills. Confidence in Excel and other IT programmes is essential, and experience working with GIS programmes is of benefit.
We are looking for a pro-active and efficient individual with an eye for detail to join our growing Transport team in Edinburgh as Team Assistant.
Reporting to the Programme Manager, you will be responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support for the technical and business transport advice programme. This will be a varied role which will include duties such as managing shared inboxes and distributing information to the wider team, to using your excellent communication skills to collect data from organisations and individuals on the phone and via email.
We are looking for someone who has experience of using excel to manage large data sets confidently, and who is a good team player with a can-do attitude - willing to help out as necessary across programmes in a large team. An interest in environmental issues associated with transport or the wider environmental sector would be of benefit.
You must have experience of performing administrative tasks and be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written.