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Vice Principal Operations

West Scotland College

Vice Principal Operations

Salary £101,498.80

Permanent – Hybrid

Full Time


Aspen People are delighted to be working together with West College Scotland to appoint a new Vice Principal Operations!

About the Role

This role is responsible for providing effective strategic leadership to enable the achievement of the College’s vision, ambitions and strategic priorities. You will have overall responsibility for the development and implementation of appropriate strategies within the operational departments. You will ensure financial compliance and deliver good practice in relation to financial management, risk and compliance. You will have overall responsibility for the College estate and Business Continuity Planning

About You

Do you have extensive experience of leading a multi-disciplinary senior management team while operating at Board level? Are you a strong strategic leader with a proven track record in shaping strategic delivery who has a good understanding of corporate governance?  Have you lead through change successfully and sensitively with the ability to negotiate at local levels while understanding Trade Unions? Although not essential, a Chartered Accountant qualification and experience of working at a senior level in the Further / Higher Education sector would be desirable.


For full details of the role, please refer to the job description and person specification below.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Gillian Blackadder, Katharine Price or Donogh O’Brien at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.




Job Description


Person Specification