Our Western Isles campuses, the main base at Stornoway and our three learning centres, are situated in some truly remarkable scenery. Not only does this mean that when you're not working there is plenty to see and do to explore the great outdoors, but if you need inspiration from your surroundings you only need step outside and let nature take your breath away.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Director of Finance and Resources

Salary range £61,032 plus £2,265 Islands Allowance (pro rata) per annum
Working hours21 hours per week
LocationLews Castle College UHI Stornoway Campus
Closing Date4pm on Friday 24 September 2021

Located in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, Lews Castle College UHI is part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, delivering further and higher education, skills and training to learners across the Outer Hebrides and attracting students from the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond. 

This is an exciting time for the College as it embarks on a programme of organisational change and development, and we are seeking to recruit a Director of Finance and Resources who will play a pivotal role in taking this forward.

Reporting to and working closely with the Principal, the Director of Finance and Resources will contribute to the executive leadership and management of the College with specific responsibility for leading and managing the corporate functions of the organisation.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of successful leadership, management and organisational development, strong stakeholder engagement and achievement of targets and plans.  Key to the post are strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills as well as the ability to lead and work as part of a team.

You will find the multi-dimensional nature of this post stretching at times, but this will be within the capabilities of an experienced, enthusiastic, committed and successful existing senior manager working in a corporate role.

In addition to this permanent part-time post there may be the possibility for additional hours up to 1 FTE to work on a finance and estates related project for a period of up to 23 months should the successful candidate be interested.

Completed application and monitoring forms should be returned by e-mail to levacancies@uhi.ac.uk by 4pm on Friday 24 September 2021.

Lews Castle College UHI recognises the equality between Gaelic and English, and would welcome applicants with skills in both areas


If you have any queries about the application process please contact levacancies@uhi.ac.uk.