Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,500 – £34,000
  • St Matthews Centre Possilpark G22 6LJ and Hybrid work – Split between work from home/office. (Hybrid)
  • Closing 19th April 2024

  • Advertised from 22nd March 2024
  • Salary dependent on experience. Type of Contract: 12 months Fixed Term initially – leading to permanent, subject to funding.
  • Employer Pension Contribution: 3% of salary Annual Leave Entitlement: 7.6 weeks (38 days)


We are seeking a visionary Chief Executive Officer with exceptional leadership qualities to spearhead our charity, Concrete Garden, though a new and exciting period of growth and transformational change. The ideal candidate will be bold and brave and embody a passion for community empowerment and sustainability, driving forward our community’s ambition and charity mission with dedicated commitment and innovative thinking.

This role presents a unique opportunity to make a tangible impact, leading our community and team towards a brighter future for all those we serve.

Overview of the Position:

The Chief Executive Officer will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of Concrete Garden, working closely with the Board of Trustees to ensure the organisation's long-term success and impact.

And leading on the recruitment for a number of new posts to build capacity in leadership and drive forward community growth and regeneration. This position demands a dynamic individual with a proven track record in fundraising, asset management, financial management, strategic planning, and team leadership.

Start Date: Immediate or must be able to start by 27th May for a one-month handover with the incumbent CEO.

Reporting to: The Board of Trustees

Application notes

To apply please email with a copy of your CV, and a covering letter as an attachment (2 side A4 maximum) detailing:

- Examples from your past experience where you successfully led an organisation through a period of strategic change or growth. Please outline the challenges you faced, the strategies you implemented, and the outcomes achieved.

- How you have demonstrated your commitment to community empowerment and sustainability in your previous roles. Please describe a specific initiative or

project where you drove positive impact within the community.

- The key qualities and skills you bring to leadership in a charity setting and how you will apply these qualities to lead Concrete Garden towards achieving its long-term mission and vision.

- Your available start date/notice period.