Chief Executive vacancy at the Carnegie Trust

About the job

Chief Executive – Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.

Location – Dunfermline/Hybrid

Salary – £Competitive + Flexible Part-time

Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (CTUS) is a small independent foundation, providing grants to undergraduates, postgraduates and academic researchers at institutions of higher education and research in Scotland.

The Trust was funded in 1901 with a gift of US $10 million from Andrew Carnegie. The original intentions of our founder, Scots American millionaire and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, remain at the heart of our work.

Following the successful tenure of an Interim CEO, the Board wishes to appoint an experienced leader to take forward our new strategy and help us make an impact in the future. We’re seeking an experienced leader with exceptional people and relationship building skills who can bring a modern outlook while respecting the heritage and identity of the Trust.

You will support the Board and lead a small team of colleagues ensuring we deliver our ambition. Your strong management and interpersonal skills will empower colleagues to think innovatively.

As an outstanding ambassador, you will promote the Trust and constructively engage with our key partners and stakeholders to maintain and build relationships.

If you have the experience of working as a senior leader in a purpose-led and values-driven environment, and have a track record of successful delivery, we would like to hear from you.

Applications in the form of a tailored CV and covering letter, highlighting your skills and experience pertinent to the role, should arrive no later than midnight Sunday 18 February to: [email protected]

For a confidential, informal discussion about the role, or to request a Candidate Information Pack, please contact LHH Recruitment Solutions directly on +44 (0)141 220 6460 or email the aforementioned address.