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Top job! Director of Operations

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £51,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd March 2023

  • Advertised from 1st March 2023


Following a period of change and growth in our organisation, we are now looking to appoint a dynamic individual to the newly created post of Director of Operations. The successful candidate will help us drive forward innovation and delivery, both within the organisation and with our external projects and partners. This is an exciting time to join our dynamic, ambitious and responsive organisation, to help deliver solutions that support communities across Scotland.

We are looking for an individual who can bring both their creativity and operational management to develop the team and grow the organisation. Experience in the planning/placemaking, community development and/or third/social enterprise sectors would be beneficial. Experience or a demonstrable interest in planning or placemaking would be an advantage.

The post of Director of Operations will be responsible for:

  • ensuring co-ordination of our workstreams across the organisation
  • delivering our services, in collaboration with the Chief Executive and the staff team
  • ensuring operational effectiveness
  • leading the development of income generation for our social enterprise activities
  • maintaining the quality of service delivery
  • the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies and practices

The post holder will lead on the following areas:

  • social enterprise activity
  • operations
  • strategic development

Find out more about the role and about PAS in the Position Profile.

Application notes

For more information or an informal discussion, interested candidates should contact Johanna Boyd, Chief Executive:

Interested candidates should complete the application form, detailing your motivation and suitability for the position, as well as completing the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. Applications should be submitted by email to Johanna Boyd:

Application closing date – 22 March 2023 (5pm)

Interview date for shortlisted candidates – 29 March 2023

Key documents

Position Profile

Application form

Monitoring form