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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Bridging the Gap, Glasgow

Location: Gorbals, Glasgow (partial home-working negotiable)

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week – flexible working available)

Salary:  £36 – £40K

Duration: Permanent (subject to a six month probationary period)

Since 1998, Bridging the Gap has improved the lives of young people, families, and members of the wider community by providing opportunities for those of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds to discover common ground.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and supportive Chief Executive Officer who will provide strategic direction for the charity and its staff, have responsibility for the delivery of a growing range of activities and projects, and facilitate community and cross-sector engagement with professionalism, enthusiasm and sensitivity.

The successful candidate must have sound leadership experience, knowledge of the voluntary sector, awareness of relevant legislation, and excellent financial management skills, including securing and managing major grants. You will be a confident and passionate communicator, with an ability to create positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and partners. Previous Chief Executive experience is not essential.

For a confidential discussion, contact Catriona Mackie of Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

More information on the role can be found within the Candidate Pack below:

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role’s criteria.

We ask that you also complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (download below) and send to

Closing date for applications is Friday 4th February 2022, however applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received and suitable candidates will be progressed to interview immediately. We therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.