Previous Opportunities

Programme Manager

43,008 – 48,000
This position is now closed to applications.


Appointable salary range: £43,008 – £48,000 per annum, commensurate with experience

Full salary range: £43,008 – £52,566 per annum

The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – they act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau organisations across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, and generally focusing on providing support directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. Also providing significant added value are the national elements of the service run out of Citizens Advice Scotland, such as the Extra Help Unit. Citizens Advice Scotland believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.

Citizens Advice Scotland runs a series of national specialist services as projects which require centralised project co-ordination. The Programme Manager will have direct responsibility and accountability for the delivery of multiple projects from inception through to the successful operational running. This includes identifying resources required, planning the work to realise the expected benefits as well as managing dependencies, workloads and timetables. The role will co-ordinate the execution of work to help individuals deliver their part consistently and effectively, while establishing risks, contingency planning and formulating exit strategy processes. The Programme Manager also has an element of oversight and co-ordination between the different projects and assists each team with project planning and management.

The ideal candidate will have a track record in successfully managing and delivering large-scale projects and/or programmes, including project planning, monitoring and resource management. He / she will have the ability to think strategically and analytically and be able to generate innovative and different approaches to project delivery. You will also have a good understanding of project governance and change management principle and excellent stakeholder management skills.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Mike Orr or Catriona Mackie at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

More information on the role and organisation can be found within the Job Pack (download below):

Closing date for applications is Friday 15th November 2019.

Interviews will be held on either the 27th of November or 2nd of December. 

To apply, please complete the short form below and upload your CV, supporting statement (detailing how you meet the requirements of the role) and completed Equal Opportunities Form (this can be downloaded by clicking here).

If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours of submitting your application, please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555.