Previous Opportunities

Director of Corporate Resources

c. 85,000
This position is now closed to applications.


The University of the Highlands and Islands is a unique higher and further education institution providing teaching and research through a distinctive educational partnership of colleges, research institutions and learning centres to some 7000 students.

It is internationally recognised for its innovative solutions in teaching delivery to students dispersed across a large and diverse region and is in the vanguard of a new spirit of enterprise and confidence in one of the most beautiful and historically significant parts of Europe.

UHI recognises that ensuring its financial sustainability is essential in delivering its vision of a vibrant new university serving the Highlands and Islands and driving up levels of prosperity in the region.

Based in Inverness and reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer and Secretary, the Director of Corporate Resources will play a pivotal role in providing strategic and operational leadership of the finance and corporate services functions within the University.

As Director you will lead and develop a high performing team, covering finance, facilities, HR and philanthropic giving. A key element of this position will be maintaining a robust and effective compliance environment and managing the reputational and organisational risk for all operational areas under your control.

You must be financially qualified, with substantial experience of current / recent senior financial leadership, together with the proven ability to build, lead, develop and motivate successful teams with the personal qualities required to operate effectively at the highest levels within the University.

If you would like to know more about the University and this pivotal role please visit our microsite at

If you have any queries please contact Donogh O’Brien, Liam Kelly or Katy Gall on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date: Monday 14 September 2015.