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Veterans Scotland

Veterans Scotland – Executive Chair

An opportunity to lead and develop one of the key Veterans organisations in Scotland

Veterans Scotland is seeking an Executive Chair to lead the charity from early 2022. Veterans Scotland is a charitable membership association of over 85 organisations connected by a common aim of work with the veterans’ community.

Operating at the strategic level, the Executive Chairman has regular contact with Scottish Government ministers, leaders of local authorities, the Service community and public bodies within Scotland, representing the Veterans sector and helping to shape public services for Veterans.  The role also operates pan-UK with regular input to UK government initiatives via Confederation of British Services Organisations.

This role is part-time, on average 1.5 days per week.  The charity is headquartered in Edinburgh, however it is flexible and some home working will be possible.

Salary is £15,000 per annum, representing a pro rata salary of £50,000, plus access to a NEST workplace pension.

Applications, by CV and covering letter should be sent to Jim Wilson, the General Secretary, at gensec@veteransscotland.org.uk by noon on Friday 31 December 2021. Please also contact Jim Wilson if you wish an informal chat about the post in advance of submitting an application.

It is expected that interviews will be held w/c 17 January 2022 with the selected candidate in post by the beginning of March.

Download the job description here.

 

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