Project Lead (Skills)

Are you interested in working with the Wise Group, one of the UK’s leading social enterprises? Could you help increase the social impact we make?

The Wise Group does important, inspirational work to enable and empower some of the most vulnerable people in our society throughout Scotland and the North East of England.

We are looking to recruit a Project Lead (Skills). The post holder will be responsible for managing the Skills Team; a specialist team of facilitators who focus on sustainable career progression by bridging the skills gap. The post holder will be responsible for managing all aspect of delivery of high quality skills and learning courses to a diverse range of internal and external customers across commercial and employability sectors.

For this post you must have the ability to operate at HNC/SVQ level or equivalent in Learning and Development and have a professional Trainers Award (Education and Training Award Level 3, PTLLS) or equivalent assessor/verifier qualification.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this post.

A full driving licence and use of a car would be advantageous as there is travelling involved in this post.

Please see the Role Profile for full details of the qualifications and experience required for this role.

 Position:              Project Lead (Skills)

Reference:           TL/ESSS/23

Location:              Glasgow

Hours:                  35 hours per week

Status:                 Permanent

Salary:                 Circa £27k + excellent benefits


We believe that to achieve our vision, all Wise Group colleagues must demonstrate on a daily basis, the behaviours which underpin our core values. We therefore invest and take time to recruit the right colleagues, knowing that this impacts on our culture which in turn delivers excellent results and outcomes for our valued customers.

The Wise Group provides an inclusive and supportive working environment and an excellent benefits package, which includes the following:

  • 33 days’ annual leave (including Public Holidays) plus one additional day for every completed year of employment up to a maximum of an additional five days
  • Generous Salary Exchange Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • We are a family friendly employer and we actively try to ensure a positive work life balance and we welcome applications from employees requiring flexibility.


The closing date for applications is midnight on 31 May 2019.

To apply please complete the online application form available here.

Scottish Charity No: SC004089

Family Friendly Working Scotland – We promote a flexible and family friendly working culture.

Armed Forces Covenant – We are an armed forces-friendly organisation.  We seek to support the employment of veterans and current or previous members of the reserve forces.

Disability Confident – The Disability Confident scheme supports us to make the most of the talents that disabled people can bring to our workplace.If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online please call 0141 303 3131.

Disability Confident Employer

The Wise Group is committed to equal opportunities and is a proud member of the Disability Confident scheme. As users of the scheme we guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.