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Job Vacancy - Project Development Manager, Wasps

Reporting to the Head of Projects, the Project Development Manager’s role is to manage delivery of strategic business projects and initiatives to support delivery of Wasps Business Plan. The role encompasses all aspects of capital project development, fundraising and delivery, from concept to completion, and business change, to support the creation of affordable studio space, and associated facilities, for artists and creative industries across Scotland.

For all information, including full job description and person specification, please download the Project Development Manager Information Pack from the Wasps website.

Submissions

To apply please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you consider yourself suitable for this position. Please include contact names, phone numbers and email addresses for 2 referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

Applications should be submitted by no later than 5pm on Friday 25th October, by email to: Stuart McCue-Dick (Executive Director – Corporate Services) - stuart@waspsstudios.org.uk

Submissions should be titled: Private and Confidential - Job Application (Project Development Manager)

Enquiries

For an initial discussion regarding the role please call Chris Cowie, Head of Projects on 0141 553 5890.

All information:

https://www.waspsstudios.org.uk/latest/opportunities/job-opportunity-project-development-manager/

Job Vacancy - Commercial and Operations Director, Remade Network

For too long consumers have been blamed for not reusing and repairing enough when the facilities and services do not exist to allow them to behave differently.

Remade Network is a social enterprise building a repair economy by collaborating with local communities to set up reuse and repair centres and advocating for one planet living and goods that are built to last. Creating a circular economy is not just about efficiency gains - it’s about system change. Our work aims to tackle climate breakdown and rising inequality by designing practical projects and consumer engagement that respond to local need

With new projects being seeded in Glasgow, across the UK and several internationally, the role of the Commercial Director will be to deliver on the business plan, secure major income streams and develop commercial contracts in order to scale up the impact of our work.

The post holder will have overall responsibility for developing our commercial partnerships and managing the company’s operations in Scotland and throughout the UK. The successful candidate will have experience of working at a similar level, with a track record of success, ideally with a combination of not-for-profit and commercial expertise. A background in engineering, architecture, civic planning, or the IT sector would be an advantage, but it not essential.The role will be based in Glasgow, working across Scotland.

Salary: £35-40k per annum (full time or option of 4 day week and pro-rata salary).

Location: Glasgow.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 22 October 9am.

Personal specification:

Essential:

Extensive commercial experience and awareness

Confident across the range of development activities from the identification of growth areas, business planning to implementation

Demonstrable skills in developing partnerships and generating income.

Proven commitment to values of social enterprise and climate justice

Experience of commercial procurement

Experience delivering contracts over £300k

A natural collaborator with strong interpersonal skills, who is proactive, adaptable and resourceful.

An articulate, confident communicator

Excellent proven operational and organisational development skills

Desirable:

Knowledge of circular economy principles and initiatives

Experience of significant grant fundraising

Engineering / legal / architecture / IT background

Experience of working with the local authority sector

Experience of community development

Experience within the social enterprise sector

Knowledge of the UK planning system

How to apply:

To apply, please email your CV (max 2 pages) and supporting statement, of no more than 500 words, explaining why you would like to work for the Remade Network, your current salary, how you meet each requirement for the role, where you see the key opportunities for developing the business and listing 2 referees, who must be your current and most recent employers (if self-employed please name a contractor instead). Completed applications to be sent to Alison Parker, Project Assistant at hello@remade.network by 9am GMT Tuesday 22 October 2019.

Job Vacancies - Passion4Social

Passion4Social are currently recruiting for a number of positions including:

If interested please apply by sending a CV and Covering Letter to enquiries@passion4social.com please.

Job Vacancy - Good Ideas Facilitator, The Melting Pot

Good Ideas is the incubation programme of The Melting Pot (TMP), Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation. Good Ideas plays a major role in TMP’s mission to stimulate and support social innovation in Scotland and beyond. The Good Ideas incubation programme supports people to make change. The programme leads people with an idea through a journey of Camps and Classes to the launch of their social venture. Having delivered successfully in Edinburgh since 2012 the programme is now expanding into Glasgow and other locations around Scotland. Please read our website to check out the programme, Alumni, impact and team.

Job Vacancy - Facilitator and Coordiantor, Happy Friday Group

Peace of Mind is supporting the Happy Friday Group to recruit a new Facilitator and Co-ordinator to assist them with a stimulating programme of events.

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