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  • Advertised from 31st January 2024
  • Consultancy fee of £320 per day depending on experience. Approx 2.5 days of consultancy per week or around 100 days per annum.


This is an opportunity to take a leading role in helping to change Scotland’s relationship with alcohol starting with young people. Community Alcohol Partnerships (CAP) is looking to engage the services of a results-oriented consultant with great people skills to set up CAP projects in high harm areas.

The successful applicant will have a track record of building effective partnerships, the people and communication skills to involve and engage a wide range of local stakeholders and the leadership and project management skills to support projects through each phase of their lifecycle including baseline evaluation, action plan delivery, post intervention evaluation and maintenance/sustainment. After a short familiarisation period the successful applicant will be expected to oversee fast-track development of new CAPs in priority areas and take responsibility for all aspects of their management with minimal supervision.

A key requisite of the role will be the ability to forge effective public/private sector partnerships between statutory agencies, schools, youth charities and retailers following the CAP model and evaluation framework. The successful applicant may come from a police, public health, education, local authority or other relevant background.

A full Role Description is available for download below.

Application notes

How to apply

  • Read the role description
  • Tell us in a covering letter why you’d like the role and what skills and experience you feel you could bring
  • Email your CV/business resumé and your application letter to Gillian Walters, Head of Business and Operations - by midday 28th February 2024
  • Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend an interview in March (date TBC)
  • If you want to find out more or have any queries please contact Gillian Walters, on 07825 225018or email
  • You can also find out more about CAP at