Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £75,000
  • Hybrid: Stepps, North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 21st June 2024

  • Advertised from 3rd June 2024
  • 35 hours a week. Permanent.


Join our team as Chief Executive Officer of a leading environmental charity.

The Green Action Trust is seeking a dynamic and visionary Chief Executive Officer to lead our organisation into its next phase of growth and impact.

With four decades of experience in delivering environmental regeneration projects across Scotland, we are well positioned to play a significant role in Scotland’s action on climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental inequality. The Trust works with a range of organisations to support and deliver environmental programmes that will help Scotland achieve its climate, biodiversity and net zero objectives.

About the Role

As our CEO, you will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational leadership of the organisation. You will work closely with the Board of Trustees, our staff, and stakeholders to further our vision, deliver our mission and enhance the achievement of our programmes. This role requires a forward-thinking leader with a proven track record in organisational management, creative thinking and strategic planning.

Why Join Us?

The Green Action Trust offers a unique opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of the people of Scotland. You will be joining a passionate and dedicated team, committed to driving positive change.

We offer a competitive employment package with hybrid and flexible working, contributory pension scheme, heath care insurance, and a generous holiday entitlement.

Application notes

Interested candidates should download the recruitment pack, which contains more details about the role and how to apply, from our careers page at:

Applicants are asked to submit their CV and a covering letter detailing their qualifications and interest in working for the Green Action Trust via our online HR portal by midday on 21st June 2024.

Interviews will take place during the week of 24th June 2024. At the interview we will be asking competency-based questions in relation to the competencies detailed in the role description. Candidates invited to interview will be asked to prepare a 10-minute presentation outlining an initial strategic plan to deliver our vision.

For more information about our work, please visit our website.