Vacancy for Chief Operating Officer

6th August 2021

Chief Operating Officer

Salary - £35,000 - £39,000

Hours of work - 37.5hrs per week in accordance with the needs of the role.

Who are we?

Every week we give almost half a million people aged 6-25 the skills they need for school, college, university, the job interview, the important speech, the tricky challenge and the big dreams: the skills they need for life.

At a time when communities are becoming more divided, we bring people together. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. We’re a worldwide movement, creating stronger communities and inspiring positive futures. We welcome talent from all backgrounds and your contribution to help even more young people succeed in life.

Clyde Scouts provides local Scouting support to our amazing volunteers across the City of Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire. Alongside this, we run an outdoor centre, 2 campsites and an online retail outlet.

The role will be based at our regional office at 21 Elmbank Street, Glasgow.

About the role

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced leader to provide leadership for the Region’s staff team and deliver operational support for the Regional Executive Committee, the Regional Commissioner and his/her team in relation to the effective delivery of a programme of support for adult training, development, communications, fundraising and administration.

You will work with the Regional Executive Committee and staff team to support the growth of business at Auchengillan Outdoor Centre and The Glasgow Scout Shop and with the Regional Commissioner, identify and implement opportunities to grow Scouting in communities across Clyde Region.

The successful candidate will be experienced in managing a dynamic and varied workload with flexibility and attention to detail and will be good at building relationships with our staff and volunteers internally and external organisations which can support us in delivering #SkillsForLife to more young people and adult volunteers.


For more details, click here to download the job description.

Please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter exploring how your experience meets the job description and person specification to by 12noon on Friday 20th August.

Author: Gary Bainbridge


Leave a comment

this will be displayed next to your comment
this will not be publically shown, but will be visible to website editors and may be used for contacting you regarding your message

Please complete the validation below. This helps us to protect against false spam submissions.

All comments are moderated before being published.


Upcoming events

Non- Residential Training Weekend 1- modules 5, 7, 11, 13, 18 & 19
18th September 2021, 9:30 -
19th September 2021, 16:30

Module 5
27th September 2021, 19:30 - 21:00

Module 12b
7th October 2021, 19:00 - 20:00