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Regional Employer Engagement Director

Lowlands of Scotland - Part Time salary is £15398

Lowland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association is an enabling and supporting organisation of the Reserve Forces and Service Cadet organisations in the Lowlands of Scotland. The successful applicant will be joining a small but highly motivated team that engages with employers and businesses from Edinburgh to Glasgow and down to the Borders and Dumfries in both the public and private sectors. 

As the part-time Regional Employer Engagement Director, you will work alongside a full time colleague to advocate and deliver worthwhile and enduring relationships with organisations that will lead to their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, support to the employment of reservists and act as a signpost to and for the wider defence family including cadets, cadet adult volunteers, veterans, spouses and others.

The successful candidate is likely to have experience at senior management level, good planning skills and the ability to influence at senior levels.  Experience of the Volunteer Reserve Forces, or as an employer of a reservist, would be an advantage as would any prior military or Civil Service experience within the Ministry of Defence.     Applicants are required to have strong IT skills including familiarity with MS office applications.  The post is based in Glasgow and entails travel across the Association area and a driving licence for a car is essential.

Working hours would be reasonably flexible and based upon an 18.5 hour week, to meet business requirements. Some evening and occasional weekend work will be required to attend meetings or employer engagement events for which overtime will be paid or time off in lieu will be given.

The part time salary is £15398 which equates to pay band C2 in the MOD Civil Service.  Annual leave, excluding public holidays, is 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, pro rata with number of days worked.   Previous service in the public sector will count towards qualifying years’ service.  There is an excellent RFCA Pension Scheme, entrance to which is subject to the rules of the scheme.

Closing date: Monday 5th June at 4.00pm. 

If you would like to learn more please contact Becci Parriss ( Tel: 01392 346429) or Katharine Callus ( Tel: 01392 346421).