Job Title: Operations Manager
Employer: North Uist Development Company (Trading) Limited (Uist Wind)
Salary: £30,030 pro-rata (0.4FTE – 14 hours per week)
Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 14 February
Are you a jack-of-all-trades? Do you know your Net from your Gross? Do you get excited at the thought of wearing hard hats? Do you believe variety is the spice of life?
If so, apply now, for the new part-time Operations Manager vacancy at North Uist Development Company (Trading) Limited.
This new senior position will report directly to the Management Committee of the North Uist Development Company (Trading) Limited to manage the Community Benefit Society’s operational business needs, working with the asset managers to maximise the revenue generated from the Company’s two 900kW wind turbines at Criongrabhal near Clachan-na-Luib in North Uist.
The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and dedicated with an affinity for the aims and objectives of the project; as well as having a quick mind and the enthusiasm to switch from liaising with engineers one day to sending out a newsletter or updating the accounts on Xero the next. The candidate will need a business mindset to be able to update the business plan annually, with technical knowhow to be able to translate technical jargon for the 220 investor Members, the Management Committee and the wider public. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are imperative, and the candidate must be experienced in financial administration, IT literate and with some project management experience to be able to update risk assessments and a risk register. They will also have a good understanding of the issues affecting fragile rural areas. Knowledge of, and affinity, for the locality is advantageous.
Applicants should submit their CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to NUDCT, Claddach Kirkibost Centre, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5EP by the closing date of 5pm Monday 14 February
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