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Non-Executive Opportunities & Other Vacancies

  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – Trustees - Scottish Ministers are looking to fill two Trustee positions on the Board of the Royal Botanic Garden (RBGE). Each appointment is an opportunity to help shape the future of one of the world’s most renowned botanic gardens and require specialist knowledge and experience in two areas: Communications and Visitor Destination/Business Development. Click here for more […]
  • On Board for Sport – various vacancies - • Scottish Orienteering Association – Independent Director o Scottish Orienteering are seeking to appoint an Independent Director who will bring fresh and challenging thinking to our Board of Directors. o Closing date: TBC • Scottish Orienteering Association – Board Positions x 3 o Help shape the SOA – positions of Board Secretary, Development Director and […]
  • Glasgow Colleges Regional Board – Board Member - Scotland’s colleges contribute £14.9bn to the Scottish economy each year, representing 8.8 per cent of the total economic output of the nation. Glasgow is the largest region in Scotland, with over 20% of Scottish learning activity providing opportunities to around 50,000 students each year. In May 2014, the regional strategic body for Glasgow’s colleges was […]
  • Capability Scotland – Board Members - We are seeking a minimum of two additional members for our Finance & Audit Committee (FAC), with one becoming the Chair. We are also hoping that both new FAC members will join our Main Board to help shape the future of Capability Scotland. We are particularly interested in candidates from a Financial, Audit, Banking, or […]
  • The Law Society of Scotland – Lay Members - Play a part in our profession! The Law Society of Scotland is the professional governing body for Scottish Solicitors and aspires to be truly reflective of the modern shape of the profession. We are looking for committed individuals to be Lay Members on the Council – the Society’s governing body. These positions will play a […]
  • NHS Scotland – NXD’s - Reference:1195 Remuneration:HIS £157.09 per day – NSS £8,169 per annum Location:Within Scotland – not further specified Closing date:31 March 2017 at midnight If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding and worthwhile opportunity, we would like to hear from you. Applications are invited from a wide range of people who have an interest in public […]
  • New Lanark Trust -Chair & Trustees - Location: New Lanark New Lanark is a World Heritage Site – an authentic and enduring historic community which preserves and celebrates social and economic values that remain of global contemporary relevance. New Lanark Trust, an independent charity, is responsible for the restoration and regeneration of the village and for pursuing a sustainable management strategy to […]
  • Falkirk Community Trust – Independent Director - Falkirk Community Trust seeks individuals with significant business experience who also have interest in the development and delivery of culture and sport services in the Falkirk area. There are three positions available. Falkirk Community Trust is a charitable organisation set up in July 2011 to manage and develop culture, libraries, heritage, sport and outdoor recreation […]
  • The Law Society of Scotland – Lay Members - Lay Members on Council of the Law Society of Scotland 3 year term, 9 meetings per year The Law Society of Scotland promotes excellence across the solicitor profession through representation, support and regulation of its members. We also help to shape the law for the benefit of both the public and the profession. The Society […]
  • The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) – NXD - Orkney is leading the world in the development of marine renewable energy and we have an exciting opportunity that can place you right at the heart of the industry. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd is the world’s leading centre for the evaluation, testing and demonstration of wave and tidal renewable energy technologies. It […]
  • Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS) – Non Exec Chair - The Board of EDAS wishes to appoint a new Chair to lead the organisation into its next era – a period that will be exciting yet challenging for our economic development community, set in a time of change and uncertainty, both locally and globally. As the leading organisation for all individuals and organisations with an […]
  • Link Group Ltd – Chair - Link group is one of Scotland’s largest providers of social rented properties and associated services. Our group of eight social enterprise companies provide a wide range of services in 26 Scottish local authority areas. We have more than 650 staff serving over 15,000 customers and have ambitious plans to make more of our services available […]
  • Changeworks – Board member - Role: Changeworks’ Board Member Employment type: Volunteer Salary: This role is not remunerated however reasonable expenses will be reimbursed Changeworks is one of Scotland’s largest environmental charities – a thriving social enterprise with 30 years’ experience in sustainability. We work with organisations, communities and individuals to deliver practical solutions that reduce carbon emissions, fuel poverty […]
  • Glad Cafe -Board Member - The Glad Cafe is a small independent arts venue in southside Glasgow, focusing mainly on promoting avant garde live music, as well as curating an exhibition space, showing films and running some spoken word events. It also runs a licensed cafe with freshly baked cakes (including gluten free), and coffee provided by Dear Green Coffee […]
  • Scottish Orienteering Association – Board Positions - Scottish Orienteering Association Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore PH22 1QZ Job Description: Finance Director (formerly Treasurer)* Appointed by: SOA Membership Period of tenure: Three years Reporting: Regular standard report to SOA Board Aims: Administer the financial business of the SOA in collaboration with the Board. Duties and Responsibilities: • Keep in regular contact with the […]
  • Maryhill & Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau – Board Members - Maryhill & Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is celebrating 35 years of excellent information and advice provision to the Maryhill/Kelvin & Canal Ward of Glasgow, which is home to some of the most deprived communities in Scotland and Western Europe. We are an independent charitable organisation providing free, confidential, and impartial advice; we ensure individuals […]
  • Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) – Chair and Board Members - Join the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) to protect and promote the interest of tenants and other customers of social housing and maintain the confidence of investors in social housing. Due to retirement, we are seeking a new Chair and up to three new Board members to complement the skills of our existing SHR Board Chair […]
  • National Scottish Charity – Chair and Trustees - Our client is looking to appoint a new independent Chair as well as a number of external Trustees as part of recommendations from an independent governance review. One of the key recommendations was the need to create a new Board that has the relevant skills, experience and capabilities to provide strategic leadership and effective governance […]
  • Scotland Wheelchair Rugby League – Board Member - Scotland Wheelchair Rugby League (SWRL) is seeking to recruit new board members to drive the growth of wheelchair rugby league in Scotland: a fast, dynamic sport which offers the opportunity for all to participate and reach their potential. The role will also see the Board support the SWRL international team’s participation in its programme of […]
  • Impact Arts – Board Trustee (Finance Focus) - Can you inspire and make an Impact? Do you believe Art can change lives? VACANCY : Board Trustee (Finance focus) Non remunerated. This post is voluntary, although reasonable expenses, related to your duties as a Trustee, will be paid. Board meetings are held every 2 months in Glasgow or Edinburgh. Established in 1994, Impact Arts […]
  • Urban Uprising – Treasurer - Urban Uprising is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated person to help shape our future. Ideally you’ll be based in, or near to, Glasgow or Edinburgh and we are looking for someone who can commit to at least 1/2 a day per month. Who we are Urban Uprising launched in late 2013. We fund […]
  • SQA – Chair - Based in Scotland, the SQA works across the UK and internationally. Its people take great pride in offering exceptional customer service which is acknowledged by government organisations, universities, businesses and individuals throughout the world. We are looking to appoint a new Chair to the SQA from 1st February 2017 and need someone who can ensure […]
  • Scottish Gymnastics – Leadership Academy – Mentors - Scottish Gymnastics is supporting a dynamic group of gymnastics club leaders to develop their skills and behaviours to be world class. Our exciting new Leadership Academy is a 12 month programme focusing on behaviours and skills needed to lead a club to success. It features a selection of inspiring speakers from the world of business […]
  • Thera Group -Non Executive Directors - Do you believe that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society? We do – and we are looking for inspirational people to help us achieve our vision. Who are we? Thera Group is a group of companies led by the charity Thera Trust. We support people with a learning disability at home, […]
  • Wheatley Group – Board Members - Wheatley, Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group, is made up of nine partner organisations who work together to make homes and lives better across Central Scotland. Every part of our group is rooted in its local communities and committed to delivering excellent services. Now, as we embark on the next stage of our five-year […]
  • Urban Uprising – Trustee - Urban Uprising is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated person to help shape our future. Ideally you’ll be based in Scotland and we are looking for someone who can commit to at least 1/2 a day per month. Who we are Urban Uprising launched in late 2013. We fund rock climbing and adventurous activities […]
  • Fife Sports and Leisure Trust – NXD Director to the Board - Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT) is a Company limited by guarantee with charitable status and is looking to appoint a high calibre Director to its Board which consists of six Council-appointed Directors (Partners) and seven non-Council Directors (Independents). As the leading provider of sport and leisure services in Fife, FSLT’s mission is to provide […]
  • IoD Scotland Chair & Committee Opportunities - The IoD in Scotland relies on a significant group of volunteer leaders all across Scotland who provide support to the local membership through the branch committee network. We are always happy to speak to members about Committee opportunities throughout all our branches (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Fife, Highlands & Islands, Tayside and West of Scotland) who look to […]
  • The Scottish Government – Business Portal - This portal gives free access to contract opportunities in Scotland Find details of contracts with Scottish Local Authorities, NHS Scotland, the Scottish Government, Agencies and NDPBs, Higher and Further Education and Emergency Services by browsing the available contracts. You can also register to receive free e-mail alerts.
  • Other Opportunities - These vacancies are being advertised through Women on Boards although the positions are open to both male and female applicants.

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