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Top job! Operations Manager - Business Development

  • Full time
  • £35,657 – £42,556
  • Initially homebased and then based in the National Service, Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st October 2021

  • Advertised from 15th September 2021
  • Permanent. 37.5 hours per week


As our Operations Manager within the Business Development Team, you will be instrumental in communicating our messages, fundraising to tackle social isolation and loneliness, and navigating through the complex environment of statutory procurement processes.

You will have an appreciation of Carr Gomm values: Choice, Control, Interdependence, Respect, Openness & Honesty and Efficiency, Joint Working and Involvement, while developing a great understanding of the organisational goals and objectives both for the people we support and all employees.

Responsibilities & Success Factors...

Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading Carr Gomm’s communications, marketing, fundraising and competitive tendering through our agile approach. You will line manage a team of five colleagues, based in our National Office in Edinburgh (with the option for hybrid home-based working).

Success in this role includes:

  • Effectively communicating strategic messages to target audiences leading to an increase in well-informed job applicants, donors and customers;
  • Delivering a reliable stream of non-contract fundraised income, including through successful grant applications and enjoyable community fundraising; and
  • Continual learning and improvement following all tender submission

What we are looking for...

Successful Operations Managers come from different backgrounds and have a range of work and life experiences. All have the flair to engage with and relate to people, and share our values of respect, interdependence, choice, control, openness and honesty, kindness and empathy.

In our eyes, the best Operations Managers are creative, tech-savvy, results-driven, positive, and self-motivated team players who are wonderful ambassadors, analytical thinkers, excellent storytellers, and passionate world changers. We expect that you will have significant experience of line management, communications and marketing, social media management, various fundraising approaches, competitive tendering and the wider social care policy landscape in Scotland.

Application notes

Please visit our website to apply:

Closing date: 1st October 2021.