This vacancy has now closed

Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • £33,000 pro-rata
  • Office based at 51, Cadogan Street, Glasgow G2 7F or working in the community (On site)
  • Closing 24th May 2024

  • Advertised from 2nd May 2024
  • 28 hours, fixed term contract until March 2026.


We are a vibrant social enterprise working to reduce loneliness and isolation. Our aim is for older people to thrive in later life. Working with our dedicated volunteers we provide the befriending support that older people desire to help live happy, healthy lives. We work to empower older people to stay connected with their communities, alleviating loneliness, improving health and wellbeing and making communities stronger through volunteering. Do view our 90 second film,, filmed to celebrate our Social Enterprise Scotland ‘Prove It’ award for social impact reporting, to hear what our service users say about our organisation.

As our Operations Manager, you will perform a vital function in developing, directing and supporting a team to deliver our 1-2-1 and group befriending services across Glasgow. Your focus on developing and enhancing our current work will play a key role in transforming the lives of individuals and leaving lasting legacies. You will have a key role in supporting the long-term sustainability of the organisation through success in funding applications combined with fundraising activities and events.

With an impressive track record your strong people and project management skills combined with a ‘let’s make it happen’ mindset are key to success in this role. Flexibility is essential and occasional evening and weekend working could be necessary.

Our job description and person specification will give you much more information on the role and the fantastic individual we are seeking. If you are looking for further information or an informal chat about the role please contact

Application notes

To apply please complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return via email to:

Please note that no other form of application will be accepted.

Closing Date: Friday 24 May April at 12 noon

Interviews: Thursday 30 May or Friday 31 May in person at 8th Floor, 51 Cadogan Street, Glasgow, G2 7HF

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