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Policy and Projects Manager

  • Full time (35 hours per week)
  • £29,445-£35,382
  • Edinburgh

As Policy & Projects Manager, you will have responsibility for the development and delivery of your specific area/s in line with the Strategic Plan. This will include:influencing and improving policy at national and local level for the benefit of Scotland’s children, young people and their families; and generating evidence and learning through developing, leading and supporting a range of national and local projects and initiatives.

You will demonstrate effective management of your team, represent Children in Scotland, uphold the organisation values and be a member of the Children in Scotland Managers’ Team.

In order to do this, we are seeking an individual with first-hand knowledge and experience of working within a Scottish public policy context, significant staff and project management experience and highly developed communication skills.

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To apply please send your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to

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Closing date: Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 12 noon

Interview date: Monday 4 March 2019

Before applying, please also view our vision an values document, and our equal opportunities policy by following the links below.

Children in Scotland vision and values

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Policy

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About Children in Scotland:

Giving all children in Scotland an equal chance to flourish is at the heart of everything we do.

By bringing together a network of people working with and for children, alongside children and young people themselves, we offer a broad, balanced and independent voice. We create solutions, provide support and develop positive change across all areas affecting children in Scotland. We do this by listening, gathering evidence, and applying and sharing our learning, while always working to uphold children’s rights.

Our range of knowledge and expertise means we can provide trusted support on issues as diverse as the people we work with and the varied lives of children and families in Scotland.

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