Evaluation Support Scotland works with the third sector and funders so that they can measure and report on their impact and use learning to improve practice and inform policy.
We are recruiting for 4 new trustees to join our board.
We are particularly interested in recruiting someone to be our Treasurer.
We’re looking for people who are excited about our vision and our new strategy and are committed to good governance. We welcome applications from people who would bring diversity to our board. Trustees are unpaid.
Chief Executive Officer (Glasgow or Dundee)
Amina - the Muslim Women's Resource Centre is a national award-winning organisation which annually works with over 4000 Muslim & Minority Ethnic women across Scotland, by giving them opportunities to have their voices heard, to improve their skills and become more confident in participating in their own communities and in wider society, without fear of discrimination or inequality.
We’re looking for an experienced leader to manage Amina MWRC, who will work closely both with the Senior Management Team and Board of Directors. You will be an excellent communicator with skills in raising organisational profile, have experience in strategic planning, staff management, securing funding and the ability to turn vision into action.
Furthermore, you will have a robust understanding of gender equality, be politically aware and have the ability to work collaboratively with partners.
Job share & secondment options will be considered
To find our more or to discuss this post please to get in touch on 0141 212 8420.
South Ayrshire Women’s Aid (SAWA) delivers domestic abuse services across South Ayrshire. We aim to provide a specialist service to support the needs of women, children and young people who have experienced, or are presently experiencing domestic abuse.
We are looking for an experienced Manager who is committed to ensuring the delivery of high quality services to women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse. The candidate will have effective and comprehensive leadership, management and communication skills with experience of leading teams. She will be responsible for leading on the implementation of South Ayrshire Women’s Aid Strategic Plan in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and the staff team.
Applicants will have a feminist understanding of domestic abuse, an understanding of the causes and effects of this on women, children and young people and be committed to working towards a society free from abuse.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a visionary leader with bold ambition to make Scotland the best country in the world to grow up being LGBTI. LGBT Youth Scotland are seeking a CEO with a track record of creating alternative income streams, and significantly grow overall income.
LGBT Youth Scotland is the largest youth and community-based organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Scotland. The organisations vision is that Scotland is the best place to grow up for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people. The mission is to play a leading role in the provision of quality youth work to LGBTI young people that promotes their health and wellbeing, and to be a valued and influential partner in LGBTI equality and human rights.
To lead a professional charitable organisation in the delivery of its mission to play a leading role in the provision of quality youth work to LGBTi young people that promotes their health and wellbeing.
There is an attractive and competitive reward package, including:
Victim Support Scotland is looking to appoint a new Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Victim Support Scotland is the lead charity in Scotland helping people affected by crime. It provides support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime. The service is free, confidential and is provided by trained volunteers through a network of community- based victim services and court-based witness services.
The Chair is required to ensure the Board of Trustees functions properly, that everyone can contribute fully to meetings,that all agenda items are properly discussed and decisions made. The role is key. The Chair is expected to provide leadership but should not dominate. The role has no particular powers over fellow Trustees. The Chair is expected to know the rules for the conduct of meetings as set down in the governing articles.
The role extends significantly beyond chairing meetings. It includes acting as a figurehead for the organisation, which may include representing the organisation externally, speaking publicly on its behalf and attending public functions. The Chair should ensure the Board is made up of an appropriate mix of skills and experience. A key function is that of acting as line manager to the Chief Executive, including working with the CE on personal development. The Chair should also be prepared to act as a ‘sounding board’ for the CE and to offer political advice. The relationship between Chair and Chief Executive is highly important for the organisation. At times the Chair may also need to assist with the management of the organisation such as budget authorisation and participating in recruitment exercises.
You must have experience of working in a senior role with the ability to think strategically, as well as having an understanding of financial management and business planning. You will some knowledge and experience of governance and be capable of building and maintaining professional relationships at all levels. You will be experienced in leading and motivating teams and possess strong and effective interpersonal skills.
Board roles are unremunerated, although reasonable expenses will be paid. A commitment of typically three days in total per month is required, although this may vary depending on business need. This includes meetings, preparation and discussion.
This position is subject to a Basic Disclosure check.
Save the Children UK is looking for a new Honorary Treasurer to join our Board.
Our Treasurer plays a pivotal role in the organisation. They have specific responsibility for oversight of the charity’s financial strategy, planning, systems and controls, for ensuring that Save the Children UK is in a sound financial position to deliver on its objectives, and for ensuring that Board decision-making takes full account of relevant financial considerations.
For this role, we are seeking candidates who have Board-level experience of the financial management of large and complex organisations and experience of chairing Board committees. Knowledge of charity finance, accounting and governance is also essential. We welcome applications from those who are engaged with, and excited by, Save the Children UK’s vision, mission and values as we move into our new strategy period.
Save the Children UK recognises the value of diversity in all its forms at all levels of the organisation, including at Board level. We celebrate its role in the creation of an inclusive workplace culture and thrive on the range of experience and insight diversity brings to our organisation. We want to increase the diversity of our leadership and particularly encourage applications from those who identify as disabled, LGBT+, Black, Asian or other ethnic minority, and hail from diverse social and educational backgrounds.
Save the Children UK is advertising this post on a number of prominent national jobs websites. We will assess candidates against the requirements of the role.
Candidates should submit a CV (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a covering letter which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.
Applications should be completed on Save the Children UK’s website. The closing date for applications is 11:59pm (GMT) on Sunday 5th May 2019.
The shortlist of candidates will be determined in the following weeks and candidates invited for interview with our appointment panel.
The Honorary Treasurer is required to attend quarterly Board meetings at Save the Children UK’s Head Office in Farringdon, London, and an annual Board call. They will also be asked to chair the Board’s Finance Committee, be a member (but not chair) of the Audit and Risk Committee, and be a member (but not chair) of the Investment and Pensions Committee. This requires a significant additional time commitment; more on these Committees’ responsibilities can be found in the full role description. The Honorary Treasurer may also be asked to undertake overseas travel on behalf of Save the Children UK.
While this role is not remunerated, Trustees will receive reimbursement for reasonable expenses incurred during work on behalf of Save the Children UK.
At Save the Children UK we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are currently seeking applications for a Lead Inspector within the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) based in Edinburgh.
The post holder will ensure HMICS is able to monitor, assess, inspect and report on the effectiveness and efficiency of Police Scotland and the SPA. They will also be able to co-ordinate an allocated programme of inspection activity including acting as inspection manager for both single and joint inspectorate inspections when appropriate.
Includem is a specialist Scottish charity which provides intensive, personalised, relationship-based support to vulnerable children, young people and their families.
We believe that no child or young person is beyond help and that with responsive, consistent support at the time of most need we can rebuild relationships and deliver positive, sustainable outcomes.
Includem are entering a period of strategic growth and are currently recruiting a Chairperson for our Board. We would like to hear from individuals who feel they have the commitment, drive and passion to help us shape our future. We seek dynamic individuals who will, use their background, experience and influence to work alongside the senior management team to develop new services, deliver our long term vision and progress our strategy.
Applications are welcomed from those who can display:-
This is an unpaid role however reasonable expenses associated with the role will be reimbursed.
As Chair of the Board of Trustees, you are expected to attend all board meetings, which are held 4 times per year during the late afternoon/evening in Glasgow and meet regularly with the Chief Executive. You will also be asked to contribute your expertise through attending and participating in steering groups, sub committees, events, networking activities and will act as a subject matter expert on particular projects as appropriate.
Hamilton CAB is a trusted local organisation with a strong track record in supporting and working alongside our community. We have a clear vision and an ambitious strategic plan. Our primary focus is to ensure that all citizens have easy, free, independent, impartial and timely access to advice and representation. We use the evidence we gather to influence local and national social policy and practice. Our main areas of work include: access to justice, social security, health and social care, housing, energy / fuel poverty, debt and community justice.
As we head towards our 50th birthday, we are recruiting Trustees to join our Board of Directors.
Do you have recent senior management and/ or governance experience in our priority areas?
If yes, we would be delighted to hear from you.
You must be socially aware, comfortable with our values and principles, resident or working within Hamilton area and interested in us!
We are seeking an experienced individual to play a key role in Information Services, supporting and developing disability advice and support.
This varied and challenging role requires a detailed knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 including the Scottish Specific Duty Regulations 2012; and previous experience in a disability related role.
You will be an excellent communicator, have good influencing and negotiation skills, and have an ability to work with and engage a range of stakeholders from the Student Disability Service to the Fire Safety Unit. Working with the Disability Information Officer, you will be able to make improvements and promote accessibility across all of Information Services through amongst other things developing policy and guidelines (including Equality Impact Assessments), auditing IT systems and assisting in organising the provision of assistive technology and advising on physical building accessibility.
This is a full-time (35 hours per week) open ended post, although consideration will be given to part-time applicants. It is based at Argyle House in central Edinburgh, although travel between various University of Edinburgh buildings will be required.
We anticipate interviews will be held on 22nd May 2019. You will be notified by email whether you have been shortlisted for interview or not. Previous applicants need not reapply.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community, regardless of age, gender, race and ethnicity, disability, nationality and citizenship status, religion, sexual orientation or transgender status.