Director of Operations with Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland

£61,289 - £71,117 pro rota per annum

Edinburgh and the Lothians

Closing 7 January, 2022

Job Description:

Historic Environment Scotland are looking to recruit a new Director of Operations to join their Senior Management Team.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the operational management and care of our sites across Scotland, delivered through a regional operating structure. Driving forward our visitor operations and conservation activities, leading a large team of skilled colleagues across a wide range of disciplines across Historic Environment Scotland (HES) Properties.

The successful applicant will bring fresh ideas and explore all opportunities to optimise the resources in the directorate. Promoting collaborative working and empowerment across HES as well as decision making at a local level. Working in partnership with other HES directorates, the new Director of Operations will be responsible for the delivery aspects of all site activity and prioritising resources and investment in the most efficient way to ensure the long-term care of our properties.

The new Director of Operations will provide leadership to the directorate, ensuring its active engagement with the delivery of HES corporate objectives.  Bringing strong leadership and communications skills; fresh thinking and a strong customer and business improvement focus to HES. The new Director of Operations will be tenacious and resilient, required to demonstrate exemplary personal judgement, initiative and collaborative skills. Degree qualified or with senior director level experience of multi-disciplinary teams, the successful applicant will have an excellent track record of operational delivery in a complex environment.

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Job Description: Director of Operations with HES JD

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