Climate Group Programme Manager

Young scot are currently working in partnership with Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group on an exciting new programme for young leaders in Scotland. To support this work, we presently have the following vacancy available to join our offices in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

2050 Climate Group Programme Manager (21 hrs per week. £23,000 pro rata initial fixed term contract until December 2014)

The new Programme Manager will lead on the establishment and running of Scotland’s 2050 Climate Group and its associated projects. The role will include responsibility for the project management of the 2050 Group, helping to create work plans, scheduling activities, reporting on progress and managing relationships with funders, local and national stakeholders. The role will also include delivering training and presentations on behalf of the 2050 Climate Group to young people, partners and external agencies. A key element of the programme in its initial year will be to hold a Youth Climate Summit, pulling together young people and partners from across Scotland, to articulate their vision for a low carbon Scotland and how we can get there.

Further details and the application materials are available from Young Scot on our website at www.youngscot.net/ or via email at: recruitment@youngscot.org or by telephoning 0131 313 2488.

Closing date for the receipt of applications for this post is Monday 25th November 2013.

Interviews will be held in our offices at Haymarket on Monday 9th December 2013.

At Young Scot, you can look forward to an excellent package, including a generous holiday entitlement and Stakeholder Pension.

Young Scot is committed to being an equal opportunity employer; we warmly welcome applications from all sectors of our community. No employment agencies or businesses please.