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Admin and Governance Lead

Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network (ECCAN)

Role: Admin and Governance Lead
Organisation: Edinburgh Communities Climate
Action Network
Salary : £30,000 p.a. 
Contract duration : Fixed until March 2025 in
the first instance, subject to final funding confirmation by the Scottish Government. 
of Work: 
Full time, 35 hours a week flexible with some evening / weekend work (for which
time off in lieu is provided). Potential for job share or compressed hours.
25 days paid leave plus 10 public holidays 
Pension: 5% Contributory
Pension Scheme. 
Additional Requirements: The post holder will be subject to a
Disclosure Scotland check. 
Location: You will be based in member premises in the
heart of the city, working closely with other agencies and colleagues across Edinburgh. Flexible
hot desking is possible in various community locations as well as home working.
ECCAN Network Lead.


This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about climate action, good
governance and charity management to take a key supporting role in building the community led
network and ensuring its success. 

This person will be an excellent administrator with a keen eye for detail, supporting the
organisation to achieve its aims and objectives through the management of everyday operations. 

This will include ensuring compliance with all policy and related expectations of a
publicly-funded organisation, managing HR strategies, volunteer agreements and day-to-day
finances such as payroll and expenses.

As part of a fast-paced environment and collaborative team, there will be an opportunity for
you to grow and develop in your role. You will initially play a key role in the set up and
establishment of management processes and systems for the new charity, as well as supporting
the networks’ activities and events to ensure their success. 

Edinburgh Communities Climate Action Network (ECCAN) is a
network of over 60 community group members and 120 individual members. You can become a member here. ECCAN has
recently been approved as a Scottish Charity Incorporated Organisation by OSCR. We aim to
engage and empower individuals and community groups in taking meaningful action to address the
climate and nature emergency, working towards a just, thriving and resilient Edinburgh.

This is part of a strategic Scotland-wide network of regional Climate Action Hubs,
supported by SCCAN – Scottish Communities Climate Action Network.

You will have a background as a PA, team administrator or a voluntary organisation
administrator, with experience supporting staff and teams to excel in essential organisational

Application notes

Please submit:

  • CV and covering letter (max 3 pages total) outlining how you meet the job
    requirements to [email protected] by midnight on Sunday
    th January. Please name the document:
    SURNAME – Admin and Governance Lead. Use that filename as the Subject Line of the email to help
    us keep track of applicants. 
    Please include any access or accessibility requirements
    as part of your cover letter.
  • Please also complete an Equality and Diversity
     Form with no personal identifier and email it to
    [email protected]. This will be separated from application on receipt and filed separately for E&D monitoring

We are actively seeking to recruit individuals whose background or lived experiences will bring
extra depth and / or a diversity of perspectives into the ECCAN team. ECCAN is an equal
opportunity organisation which aims to be family friendly. We encourage applications from
under-represented sections of society, including but not limited to: people with disabilities,
people of colour, trans and non-binary people, other members of the LGBTQI+ community, and

Interviews will be held provisionally on the week beginning 15th January
 in central Edinburgh.


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