Do you have a strong track record in service delivery?
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.
We’re looking for an experienced service delivery manager with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector to lead a cross-functional team to deliver modern, high quality, continually improving services to voluntary sector employers. The Head of Employer Support will identify improvements and explore synergies across all SCVO services, maximise income generation in line with our values and promote excellence in customer service.
This new role will have specific responsibility for the delivery and development of our payroll and employability services (currently Community Jobs Scotland) as well as our Goodmoves recruitment portal. If you have experience of successful service delivery in similar functions along with a good understanding of the role of digital infrastructure on delivering customer-centred services, find out more and apply now!
We are seeking a highly motivated individual as Chief Executive, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). OSCR is a non-ministerial department of the Scottish Government and is the independent regulator and registrar for charities in Scotland. The Chief Executive is the most senior member of staff in the organisation and is responsible for the management and leadership of approximately 50 staff. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in OSCR’s vision for effective regulation which contributes to a flourishing charity sector in which the public has confidence.
This is a permanent and pensionable SCS appointment. Relocation expenses may be available.
The role of CEO of Quality Scotland is one that encompasses both a wide range of activities and also presents the opportunity to lead and be part of a strong, fantastic, highly skilled and passionate team. This role combines both the day to day operations of the organisation, providing direction and leadership to the team in the development and implementation of the organisation’s vision, mission, values and strategic aims; and also, a strong element of account management and delivery.
The Quality Scotland membership is at the heart of the organisation and as a team there is a very flat people structure in place which links with the organisational culture, where the EFQM Excellence Model is not only the main element of service delivery but also underpins the Quality Scotland way of doing things.
This role offers the opportunity to engage with all sectors across Scotland and also represent Quality Scotland on a global platform through the EFQM Partner Council.
There is a very strong well-established supportive culture across the organisation where everyone contributes and helps out when things need to be done.
Would you find an opportunity to contribute to Changeworks’ vision of a world where everyone is able to live, work and enjoy life with a low carbon impact, an exciting challenge? Changeworks delivers the Home Energy Scotland service in the Highlands and Islands and south east Scotland under contracts managed by Energy Saving Trust.
We are looking for an Energy Advisor with the drive and enthusiasm to provide free and impartial energy advice to householders over the telephone and at events. You will also advise householders to help them make their homes warmer and save money on their fuel bills.
You will have experience working in a customer facing organisation. Your excellent communication skills will help you engage with householders and relay some technical information to a non-technical audience. You will have good IT skills and the ability to multitask.
You will need to be self-motivated to deliver results and enjoy working as part of a team that offers strong peer support.
You will gain an SQA qualification as part of this role.
Changeworks is a leading environmental charity and social enterprise in Scotland. We give people and organisations practical support to live and work more sustainably.
An expert campaigner you are ready for a new challenge in a role that will develop your talents and have worldwide impact. That is exactly what we can offer you as a Campaign Manager with WWF Scotland. Our planet is amazing and we want you to help keep it that way!
As part of the team, we will look to you to build a movement for nature by collaborating with colleagues to inform and implement our strategy in Scotland. You will focus on leading advocacy and supporter engagement campaigns, currently covering climate, nature and food. This will involve engaging with our existing network of campaigners and activists, bringing on board new ones, and providing them with the tools and support they need to campaign with us. You will work with colleagues across the organisation to deliver compelling public campaigns to increase our impact and reach. From producing campaign messaging and creating bespoke communications to developing a network of campaigners and ensuring activities are integrated into UK plans you will play a key role in our ambitious strategy to halt the damage to the natural world and restore nature.
You must be experienced in developing and delivering effective campaigns to mobilise the public and influence decision makers. You will have experience in using digital and social media tools for engaging, mobilising and influencing key audiences, and be adept at using CRM software, online advocacy platforms, email builders and CMS.
Highly organised, you will be good at balancing multiple requirements and can deliver under pressure. You will have an eye for detail and exacting delivery standards coupled with excellent project management and communication skills.
A team player, you are adept at overcoming obstacles and can demonstrate an interest in the natural world, and WWF’s core mission too.
Knowledge of Scotland including its institutions, political structures, culture, stakeholders and environment would be an advantage.
We’re looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our busy team working in the centre of Edinburgh. Recent payroll experience, working knowledge of RTI, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines are essential skills required for this role. Flexible working, defined contribution pension and other benefits available.
An opportunity to help us communicate our world-class conservation work to diverse audiences.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, the wildlife conservation charity that owns both RZSS Edinburgh Zoo and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, is looking for a committed and passionate conservation science communication professional to join our exceptional staff team.
RZSS aims to connect people with nature and safeguard species from extinction, a mission that sees us working both here in Scotland and in more than twenty countries around the world. From inspiring the next generation about wildlife in our parks to protecting chimpanzees in the Ugandan rainforest; looking after some of the world’s most endangered species to saving the Scottish wildcat, RZSS is making a huge difference and we need your help to continue to grow.
We are looking for someone dynamic with a wide variety of communication and project management skills, plus a firm grounding in conservation science and practice. This unusual, multi-facetted role requires a diverse range of professional experience, as well as the initiative and motivation required to deliver a programme of activity that combines input from several different teams within our organisation.
As Conservation Engagement Manager, you will help communicate the important work conducted by the RZSS Conservation team to audiences within and beyond our zoos. Based in the Conservation Department and managed by the Conservation Programme Manager, you will also work closely with our Animal, Communications, Education, Events, and Fundraising teams. The purpose of this role will be developing and delivering a programme that engages, informs, and enthuses people regarding the world-class conservation work we conduct both in the UK and overseas.
The following responsibilities/activities form part of this position:
This new and exciting post offers the opportunity to work with a diverse set of teams across a leading charitable organisation and to make a real difference as part of an internationally respected conservation department.
This is a full time, 2-year fixed term role where the working hours are 37.5 hours per week, and you will be required to work out with normal working hours.
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will have an interest in increasing public engagement with conservation and science. You will need to be able to translate our conservation programmes to make them accessible to a variety of audiences. You will also need to be comfortable accompanying members of our conservation team into the field at times. Excellent communication skills and content creation experience are essential.
First class organisation and time management are required along with a proven, robust ability to deliver projects on time, to budget and to agreed standards of quality. You need to be a results-orientated self-starter who can respond to and balance constructive feedback from multiple people.
You will have a solid understanding of conservation practice and the multiple roles that organisations such as RZSS play in this sector. Your behaviours and personal attributes should be such that you are a good fit for the culture of RZSS and are someone who lives and breathes the ethos and values of organisation.
Bannockburn House Trust is one of the largest community owned estates in lowland Scotland. It comprises 26 acres of estate, a Jacobean mansion and outbuildings. We are in the process of reinvigorating the House and gardens and bringing them back into productive use.
The primary purpose of the contract is to ensure that BHT complies with the requirements of its funders and relevant legislation. The contract holder will also be a “fixer”, brokering solutions for a variety of issues which BHT could be faced with.
Tripod's vision is of a world where communities organise for collective liberation by confronting the root causes of injustice, fighting to shift oppressive power relations and collaborating to build alternatives.
We want to see social movements which are strategic and focused, led by marginalised and directly affected communities, and capable of enacting lasting change. We believe strong and healthy social movements prioritise personal and collective care, build relationships of intersectional solidarity and respect, and create sustainable group cultures.
About the role
While you will have a particular focus on coordinating the Organising for Power programme, you will support all of Tripod’s activities and take a fair share of the operational responsibilities. We practice skill-sharing and peer coaching within the staff team and will support you to feel confident in your work.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Food for Life Scotland is an exciting and fast-growing programme that is working to make good food the easy choice for everyone. The programme supports Local Authorities across Scotland to get more local food on the table and serve fresh, healthy, and sustainable meals in their schools through the Food for Life Served Here award.
Our approach provides a framework for change, through food we are taking on the
big social issues: health, the economy and the environment.
Food for Life is a programme of Soil Association Scotland – find out more about who we are here soilassociation.org/our-work-in-scotland/good-food-for-all/the-food-for-life-scotland-programme
About the opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Food for Life Scotland team working to support local authorities across Scotland. Our work provides a framework for sustainable school meals and is connecting producers and caterers, putting more Scottish food on the table.
This role has a dual focus; monitoring & evaluation and database management & analysis for the Food for Life programme. The postholder will work closely with Food for Life Scotland staff and partners to ensure that regular and relevant monitoring and evaluation is in place in order to track the impact of the Food for Life programme against agreed targets and policy objectives.
The postholder will also be responsible for ensuring that Food for Life Scotland’s database is kept up to date, functional and that its contents supports programme implementation. As well as maintaining the database, the postholder will analyse the data to produce relevant reports or information to support the FFLS team in extending the reach and impact of Food for Life Served Here and the sourcing of Scottish produce for school meals.
We’re looking for someone with experience in developing monitoring and evaluation systems and databases using MS office applications, as well as excellent working knowledge of SQL and PowerBI.
You will be highly motivated, with good attention to detail and able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
You will have excellent quantitative analysis and data visualisation skills and the ability to problem-solve, collect and analyse data, draw evidence-based conclusions, and think innovatively.
You will have a very high level of computer and data literacy and good communication skills.
You must also fundamentally believe in the mission of Soil Association, and Soil Association’s Food for Life, and be proud to represent and be part of the FFL programmes.
Please follow this link below to read the full Job Description for the role.
Our employee benefits
Working with us you will have a range of financial and lifestyle benefits, including:
• 27 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
• A defined contribution pension scheme
• Free membership of the Soil Association Charity
• Discounts on organic produce, farm visits
• Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives
• Family friendly policies, flexible working and childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme