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Operations Manager (Big Noise, Govanhill)

  • Part time
  • £33,858 – £38,874 pro-rata
  • Govanhill, Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 29th April 2024

  • Advertised from 15th April 2024
  • All new staff start on the first point of the scale. Job share. 21 hours per week.


Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children, young people and their families, we focus on early intervention and stimulating generational social change. By playing music together in ensembles and orchestras, we aim to grow confidence, respect, teamwork and aspiration in the children, young people and communities we work with.

We deliver our work through six Big Noise programmes: Govanhill in Glasgow, Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.

We have an exciting part-time, job share opportunity for an Operations Manager to join our team in Big Noise Govanhill (Glasgow).

You will support the Head of Centre, and as part of the Big Noise Govanhill Senior Team, to ensure high quality procedures, processes and operational functions are embedded to maximise the success of the programme. A skilled project manager, you will also have experience of working with communities and volunteers, and will have a passion for music, along a belief in the benefits that a social programme such as Big Noise / Sistema Scotland can have.

This is a permanent part-time job share post, working 21 hours per week, Monday to Wednesday, with flexibility to work either 9am-5pm, or 10am-6pm.

Application notes

For further details please visit our website to view the full job/person specification and complete our online application form (no CVs please).

For any additional information please e-mail or call 01786 236914.

We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities; however, we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for these roles, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit

Closing date for applications Monday 29th April 2024 at 10am

The selection process, which will include a panel interview, a short presentation and a competency task, will be held in Govanhill, Glasgow on Thursday 9th May 2024.

The successful applicant will be subject to PVG check.