Operations Manager (Aberdeenshire North) - Full time, permanent
Operations Manager (Aberdeenshire North)
Added to site: 7 May 2018
Salary: £39933
Location: Haddo House
Closing date: Friday 18 May 2018

The purpose is to deliver, develop and optimise property facilities and services to our members and visitors in line with the Trust?s core purpose, principles, priorities, rules, performance standards and in relation to:

? The Conservation of the property?s /content.
? Promotion of heritage related to the properties.
? Visitor enjoyment.
? Financial Sustainability.
? Staff and Volunteers.

This will be achieved through effective people, operations and budget management within the context of the strategies, policies, procedures and rules of the Trust.

Further, and in relation to this, ensure the properties are managed consistently and professionally and to the required standards.

It is also a visible and senior management role where, in addition to the general operations management of the properties in pursuit of their aims and objectives, the post holder will be responsible for the development of the properties operating business planning process (working with the Property teams and Business Manager for the region who oversees this process) and utilising key sources of information and needs (e.g. conservation management plan; visitor/market research) to present effective and accountable business plans which underpin the properties financial performances, visitor experience, conservation delivery, reputation and maintenance.

Overseeing four significant heritage properties including Haddo House, Fyvie Castle, Pitmedden Gardens and Castle Fraser, the Operations manager will be constantly and consistently leading the development of visitor services excellence, commercial and enterprising activity and change, ensuring place and content is engaging through interpretation and services and is the general custodian of its conservation and educational obligations.

Contact details:
Applications Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Services Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via workforus@nts.org.uk, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 18 May 2018

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