Director of Operations

Location: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling  

Starting Salary: £46,000

Contract type: Permanent (Full-Time) 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week  

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer  

Responsible for: Operations Managers  

Venture Trust believes no one should be left behind. We work with people struggling with adversity to help them gain the life skills, stability and confidence they need to reach their potential.  

We are seeking a Director of Operations to lead the delivery of our outreach support interventions, personal development, adventure activities and groupwork in communities and in Scotland’s wilderness.  

You will be educated to at least degree-level in an appropriate field (Outdoor Education, Community Learning and Development, Social Work etc) or equivalent experience e.g. several years of management level experience in outdoor based services or managing services for our client group. You will have experience of managing risk and programmes in outdoor environments and of working on personal development and/or therapeutic programmes with vulnerable/at risk groups. 

We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave and 9 public and bank holiday days, flexible working and a joint contributory pension scheme. 

We also offer a great working culture that embraces our core values of courage, care, curiosity and collaboration in all we do.   

Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.  

For the full job description and more details of the position, please click here 

To apply, please download our application form and once completed, please return by e-mail to

Closing date for all applications: 12 noon 17th January 2022.  

Interviews will be held: week commencing 7th February 2022. 

Please note we do not accept CVs. 

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