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Top job! Director

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £52,000
  • Remote: Home working with regular meetings in Edinburgh and Glasgow (BEFS has no office).
  • Closing 5th July 2024

  • Advertised from 14th June 2024


Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is seeking a dynamic and experienced Director to lead our organisation. BEFS works across policy and strategy to ensure a sustainable future for Scotland’s built environment.

The Director will play a pivotal role in shaping BEFS future, providing leadership and strategic vision. You will manage a small, dedicated team, cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders, and champion the interests of the built environment sector.

Who we are looking for:

  • A confident and resourceful leader with a proven track record in managing organisations of similar size.
  • An excellent communicator with strong written, oral, and presentational skills.
  • An experienced networker with the ability to build strong relationships at senior level.
  • A strategic thinker with a passion for innovation and organisational development.
  • A champion for the historic and existing built environment in Scotland.

What you will do:

  • Lead and manage the BEFS team, overseeing networking, policy development, and organisational development initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders, including Scottish Ministers, Parliamentarians, and industry leaders.
  • Develop and implement a strategic direction for BEFS, including securing sustainable funding.
  • Oversee effective governance, resource management, and budget control.

What we offer:

  • Salary range: £45,000 – £52,000
  • Permanent role, subject to funding
  • 37.5 working hours with some evening events and travel throughout Scotland.
  • Home working with regular meetings in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
  • Benefits package including pension, flexible leave, and more.

Are you the right person for this exciting challenge?

Application notes

Download the candidate pack for the full job description and for details on how to apply.

BEFS is committed to equality and diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Closing date: 5th July, 9am.