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11 January 2022

We are recruiting: Chief Operating Officer

The SWA is looking for a Chief Operating Officer

The position

SWA is looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead the corporate services strategy and team within SWA.  Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for all governance and operational matters, including in finance, facilities management, HR, IT and Health & Safety.  These services underpin the successful delivery of services to members and the achievement of strategic goals and priorities from across the organisation.

The COO will be a proven leader who can set a strong direction for the team, empowering and supporting them in the delivery of strategic objectives, and instilling a high performance culture with an operational excellence focus.

We are looking for candidates with experience of operating and managing a business across the corporate services functions, who can bring fresh thinking to the function and drive adoption of new technologies and processes.  Project management and people development experience are therefore highly desirable as are strong communication skills and financial acumen.

A full candidate brochure can be requested by email.

To apply, please send your CV to Ailsa Sutherland, Director at FWB Park Brown at  For an initial confidential discussion please contact her on 0131 539 7087.

Equal Opportunities and Applications

The SWA is an equal opportunity employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy.