Head of Projects

  • Full Time Job
  • Glasgow
  • 08/03/2024
  • Full Time Job
  • Glasgow
  • 08/03/2024

We are looking for an experienced project management professional with an understanding of Scotland’s cultural sector for this rare vacancy in our team. 

Reporting to both the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, the Head of Projects plays an important role within Wasps’ Senior Management Team. The primary purpose of the role is to lead our in-house project management service, delivering strategic change and growth, supported by a Project Manager which the role line manages. 

Potential projects could include the development of new studio accommodation and events spaces, delivery of a programme of Net Zero improvements, reviewing our existing estate for efficiency and resilience, and more. All of these activities are key to supporting Wasps’ creative community across Scotland for the longer term. 

about wasps studios

Wasps has been supporting the arts community in Scotland for 47 years. We have grown to become one of the UK’s largest studio providers. Wasps currently houses 1000 creative people, including 33 arts charities and 47 creative businesses across 20 locations, from the Scottish Borders to the Shetland Islands. Their work, in turn, touches the lives of thousands of people across Scotland and beyond.

Wasps’ activities support the regeneration of communities across Scotland. We redevelop redundant, historic buildings and convert them into essential facilities for artists and creative industries, improving the heritage and economy of the communities in which they are based.

Wasps supports our creative community with an arts enterprise programme, including exhibition, workshop and residencies opportunities, along with professional development support, delivered across our eight galleries and two residency spaces.

Wasps is a financially self-sustaining social enterprise, and proud to support the largest cultural community in Scotland.

This is a full-time, permanent vacancy to lead on our Projects team based at The Briggait in Glasgow. The deadline to apply is Friday 8 March 2024, 1pm.

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