Chief Executive - OSCR

Chief Executive - OSCR 

Salary: not disclosed 

Location: Dundee

About the Organisaiton:

OSCR is the independent regulator and registrar for over 24,500 Scottish charities, including community groups, religious charities, schools, universities, grant-giving charities and major care providers.  OSCR’s vision is for effective regulation which contributes to a flourishing charity sector in which the public has confidence. In delivering this, OSCR helps facilitate delivery of the National Performance Framework.

Outline of Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Board, leading the organisation to deliver and achieve OSCR’s vision, by;

  • Providing support and advice to the Board to enable them to discharge their responsibilities as the statutory Regulator.
  • Leading and facilitating corporate strategic and policy development considerations, for agreement with the Board.
  • Operational delivery and corporate performance – in accordance with the plans and targets approved by the Board.
  • Positive, inclusive leadership of the c.50 OSCR staff, with a commitment to corporate learning, development and engagement.
  • Accountable Officer for OSCR’s annual budget of around £3.3m, in accordance with best value principles.  
  • The Chief Executive will advise the Board on Corporate Governance, and be responsible for ensuring that all public body reporting requirements and duties are met.
  • Relationship Management – responsible for developing, promoting and maintaining effective relationship with OSCR’s stakeholders, including the Scottish government, the charity sector, advisors and the public.
  • Communication – along with the Chairman, the Chief Executive has a key personal role in OSCR’s external communications, including raising the public profile of the organisation;  acting as a spokesperson, dealing with the media and preparing or overseeing the preparation of written material.

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited using the on-line application form at where you will also be asked to register your details and download a separate supporting statement form.

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