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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £42,000
  • Currently Stirling with regular travel across Forth Valley and occasionally beyond
  • Closing 30th April 2021

  • Advertised from 13th April 2021
  • 35 hours a week


I do not have to carry the burden anymore. It was not my fault. The support allowed me to share my experiences the way I wanted to, in a safe space and taught me it was ok to feel the way I do” Survivor comment

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of survivors of sexual violence? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional professional to lead Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre.

The Board is seeking to appoint a new CEO to lead the organisation and to provide strategic direction for its staff, volunteers and supporters. You will have effective and comprehensive leadership, management and communication skills, with experience of leading high performing teams. You will be a confident communicator and ambassador for FVRCC.

If you have a strong empathy with this area of work; if you value integrity, compassion and teamwork; if you want to work in an inclusive and nurturing environment; if you have a feminist understanding of sexual violence and knowledge of the causes and impact then this could be the next career challenge for you.

Application notes

We will endeavour to adhere to the timeline below but please be advised this may be subject to change. Applicants will be advised of any delays to the published timeline. Please note that location of interviews will be subject to Scottish Government guidance on COVID19 at that time and may be held remotely.

Closing Date & time: Friday 30th April 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: Week Commencing 3rd May 2021

Second Interviews : Week Commencing 10th May 2021 (if applicable)

If you believe you have the vision, skills and, above all, the personal qualities the post demands then please do submit an application in the form of your CV and supporting statement which should be no more than two sides of A4 and should outline your suitability for the role. Please send your completed application to prior to the closing date of 30th April at 12 noon.

PVG Disclosure will be required for this post. A full driving licence and access to transport required.

FVRCC strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Women only need apply as these posts are exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1 – occupational requirement.