CHIEF EXECUTIVE


Job Reference: DCQB Closing Date: 28th February 2019

The Carnegie UK Trust is one of the most dynamic public policy organisations in the UK, seeking a strong impact on people’s lives through challenging established thinking and helping people put fresh thinking into practice. The Trust is unique in its cross jurisdictional, cross sector work, and prides itself working across multiple issues within society. The Trust’s focus is to improve the lives and wellbeing of people, particularly those who are disadvantaged. The Trust is an independent, endowed charitable trust with a remit across the UK and Ireland, based in Scotland.

The Board of Trustees are looking to appoint an inspiring and dynamic individual to lead the Trust as Chief Executive. The Trust will begin developing the 2021-2025 Strategic Plan from this autumn, making it an ideal time for a new Chief Executive to shape future thinking.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader who possesses significant influencing skills and the gravitas to represent the Trust at all levels amongst peers, policy makers, opinion formers and on an international platform. S/he will demonstrate an ability to think strategically about many factors influencing the Trust’s mission. They will be a dynamic, ambitious and visionary leader with the ability to work across jurisdictions and drive greater impact. With overall responsibility for all employees and budgets, this individual will be accountable to the Chair and Trustees, working with them on setting strategic direction and stewardship of the endowment.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Carnegie UK Trust on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference DCQB Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 28th February 2019

Policy and Development Officer


The organisation

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve the wellbeing of people throughout the UK and Ireland by influencing policy and demonstrating innovative practice.

The role

We are looking to recruit a Policy and Development Officer to join our busy Wellbeing and Towns team.

We are looking for someone who can work:

  • across the UK and Ireland
  • with different stakeholders, from practitioners to politicians
  • across different themes (the team works on a wide range of topics covering aspects of place-making, public services, and understanding social progress)
  • using a variety of methods from research to stakeholder engagement to supporting innovative practice development

Successful candidates will therefore have strong transferable skills on analysis, communications and project management. The Trust is strongly committed to diversity within its workforce and especially welcomes applications from all in the community who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The salary band is £25,000 to £35,000. The Trust operates a pay performance and progression system and excellent performers can expect to progress through the salary band in five years.

Further information, a detailed job description and application form are available on the recruitment section on our website: www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Please email your application form to [email protected]

Interviews will be held on Monday 11 March 2019 at our offices (Andrew Carnegie House, Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline, KY12 8AW)