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Depute Chief Executive


35 hours

Working Pattern:

9am - 5pm, Mon-Fri

Reports To:


£70,559 per annum


North Lanarkshire



Closing Date:

19/02/24, 12:00

Routes To Work Limited (RTW) is a Company Limited by Guarantee with Charitable Status and is a key strategic partner within the North Lanarkshire Local Employability Partnership.  Established as an independent charity in 2002, we have assisted over 22,500 unemployed local residents back into employment over the past twenty-one years whilst investing over £50m in the local economy.  We have developed a strong reputation for being an innovator and leading provider of skills & employability services locally and nationally.

As we embark upon delivery of our new three-year strategic business plan in April ’24 and as a consequence of the recent appointment of our current Depute Chief Executive as our new Chief Executive from 1st April,

We are looking for a highly experienced, dynamic, and energetic Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Services) to spearhead and facilitate the achievement of our ambitious goals in corporate support, quality & service improvement, HR and organisational development. You should also have a deep understanding of the synergy of these disciplines with Operations.  Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will play a crucial role in advancing the company's strategic business plans, taking the lead in upholding the highest standards of fiscal and corporate governance. Your efforts will align with the organisation's Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Values, ensuring they form a solid foundation for our future growth aspirations.

This is a truly unique opportunity to make a real & lasting impact within a highly regarded social enterprise.

RTW is an equal opportunities organisation that strives to be inclusive, free from all forms of discrimination and committed to challenging inequalities to make a real, lasting, and positive difference to the lives of people in North Lanarkshire and other Local Authority areas.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat regarding the opportunity prior to submitting an application, please contact our current Depute Chief Executive, Kate Clark at

Applications should be received no later than noon on Monday 19th February ‘24 with interviews scheduled to take place on Friday 15th March.

Invite to apply letter - Final - Feb '24
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Job Profile - Depute Chief Executive (Corporate Services) - Final - Feb '24
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Person Specification - Depute Chief Executive FINAL_ Feb_2024
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Depute Chief Executive - Summary of Terms
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RTW Purpose, Mission, Vision & Values summary
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Routes to Work Business Plan Summary Communications Document Final 121021
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Job Applicant Data Policy
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