Head of Farming & Land Use, Soil Association
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.30 with 1 hour for lunch.
Duration: Fixed term contract until end March 2020
Location: Edinburgh, with occasional travel across Scotland
Closing date: 9am, Monday 18th March 2019
Interview date: during week commencing 25th March 2019
Soil Association are looking for a Head of Farming & Land Use to join Soil Association Scotland’s senior leadership team. You will provide strategic direction for all the Farming & Land Use programmes, building Soil Association Scotland’s influence and credibility as the leading voice for sustainable food, farming, and land-use in Scotland. As part of our senior leadership team you will also contribute to the strategic direction of the charity.
You will work closely with a range of Farming & Land Use staff: project managers, communications, evaluation, and officers; to ensure that their programmes are operating successfully and efficiently, in line with Soil Association Scotland’s vision and mission. You will develop and manage effective relationships with funders, partners, and strategically important stakeholders. And you will also work closely with other senior managers to develop and deliver their Landscape Leadership pilot programme.
Full details can be found on their website here.
Please submit your two page CV with a concise covering letter, explaining why you are interested in this role and outlining your relevant skills and experience, to email@example.com. Please make sure that the file names of the documents you attach contain your name (first name and surname).
Campaigns and Policy Manager Scotland, Cycling UK
Hours: Full time 1 year fixed term contract with potential to extend
Location: Based in Scotland working remotely
Closing date: Monday, 25 March 2019
Cycling UK is a UK wide cycling charity. We campaign across the four nations and locally for safe and attractive cycling conditions, as well as promoting cycling in all its forms for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through our local volunteer groups and nationally co-ordinated projects
The Campaigns and Policy Manager is a new role intended to build on the engagement and influencing already undertaken in Scotland. The successful candidate will be expected to lead on Cycling UK’s campaigning and policy work in Scotland, reporting to Cycling UK’s Head of Campaigns and Advocacy. For campaigns this will require collaborative work with partner organisations and campaign groups/volunteers, liaising closely with other Cycling UK staff working in Scotland. For policy work this will require similar collaboration and liaison, plus engagement with Cycling UK’s Associate Director of Policy. For both policy and campaigns, the role will require landscape planning to scope and identify future opportunities and priorities for campaigning, lobbying, engagement and policy influencing.
More details including how to apply can be found on their website, here