Information for Applicants
Package circa £42k - £50k
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the national representative body for hill walkers, climbers and snowsport tourers in Scotland with a vacancy arising due to retirement of our CEO.
With a growing membership of 14,000, we have an ambitious mission: to act as the voice of a diverse and active community which benefits from membership of Mountaineering Scotland, and to encourage mountaineering participation and sporting achievement, valuing Scotlandís mountains as places of adventure, escape and natural wonder. We are seeking an experienced CEO to lead the organisation on this journey. We welcome and actively seek applications from individuals from all sectors of society. No agencies.
The CEO is responsible for developing, and then implementing the organisationís strategic and operational plans following consultation with the Board. The CEO is also responsible for all management decisions and acts as the direct liaison between the Board and staff, and as the organisationís lead representative and spokesperson with stakeholders, external organisations and the media.
All applications will be treated in strictest confidence by the selection panel.
Applicants are asked not to submit covering letters or CVs as these will not be considered in the selection process.
Applications must be received by no later than 5pm on Monday 8th January.
We will notify interviewees on 12th January or shortly thereafter and interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Monday 22nd January 2018.
The appointment is subject to a probationary period of 6 months from the commencement date. The probationary period may be extended by Mountaineering Scotland Board at its absolute discretion if it deems it appropriate.
Please contact David Gibson for a confidential discussion or for contact details for the chair of the recruitment panel, Mike Watson. David can be contacted on 01738 493942.