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Operations Manager

Published: September 14, 2021



Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian (VSGWL) is the Third Sector Interface (TSI) operating in West Lothian. Our primary purpose is to promote, develop and support West Lothian`s Third Sector. We work in partnership with the voluntary sector and key statutory and public stakeholders to improve the lives of individuals and communities across West Lothian.

VSGWL requires an experienced Operations Manager and strategic thinker with a track record of delivering success. You will be:

  • someone who is innovative and able to lead and motivate others to succeed in an evolving environment.
  • someone with proven ability in forming alliances and partnerships to bring out sustainable change for communities and the wider third sector.
  • committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, you will use your own initiative to develop new ideas and seize opportunities to better support the needs of the sector and the key objectives of VSGWL.

About the job

This is a complex role requiring innovation and the skilful balancing of multiple work streams underpinned with strong leadership qualities. You will make a proactive contribution to organisational development and management of change, coupled with a wide understanding of political agendas.

You will lead a dedicated team of development officers to support a culture of development and quality service delivery to support the third sector, communicating and influencing to form and cement strategic alliances and strengthen partnership working.

Salary: £23,200 pro-rata

Hours: 28 hours per week

Type of contract: Part-time

Location: Bathgate, West Lothian. Blended home/office working

Application notes

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How to apply: apply online now.

Closing date for applications – 12pm, Monday 4 Oct

Interview – w/c 1 November

Candidates invited to interview will be asked to take a short management test in advance of the interview.

If anyone would like to have an informal discussion about of the role, please contact

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