Chief Officer Vacancy

Chief Officer Vacancy

4th December 2020


Job Title: Chief Officer

>    Location: Arbroath (travel to Forfar and Montrose offices as and when required)

>    Hours per week: 35

>    Type of contract: Permanent 

>    Salary: £35,000 per annum plus 10% pension contribution

>    Closing Date: by 12 noon - Wednesday 6th January 2021

>    Interviews: w/c 18th January 2021 (interview to take place by Zoom)


About the job

Angus Citizens Advice Bureau (SCIO) is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people.  As a member of the Citizens Advice network in Scotland, Angus CAB offers quality services to local communities whilst being committed to advocating for change within society.                                                                 

Since its establishment in 1985, Angus CAB now has offices in Arbroath, Forfar and Montrose which are supported by over 50 volunteers and 15 members of staff. The Bureau supports individuals with a number of enquiries each year whilst project staff provide specialist support on topics including social security, debt, utilities, NHS concerns & complaints and support for the armed forces and their families.

Angus CAB is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Chief Officer with experience of effectively managing people, to be responsible for the overall operational and strategic management of the organisation. The Chief Officer will work with the Board of Trustees to achieve the strategic aims of the charity in a competitive third sector environment.

As Angus CAB looks to the future of advice services, the Board of Trustees have agreed to a strategy that focusses on developing multi-channel services to ensure that the organisation remains both accessible and adaptable to change. The successful candidate will therefore be responsible for leading the organisation through this exciting period.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate relevant recent experience and knowledge of current trends within the third sector. Applicants should also be able to evidence strong analytical skills as well as good financial management. A good communicator with the ability to negotiate and persuade, the successful candidate must also be able to develop and maintain relationships with statutory and non-statutory partners and funders.

If you would like an application pack or require further information regarding the role please email Fiona Herald, Administrative Assistant, in the first instance at