Head of Assets and Business Support

The Shetland Recreational Trust owns and operates eight leisure facilities throughout Shetland employing some 240 staff.  An exciting key management opportunity has arisen within the Trust.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, the post holder will be responsible for the Trust’s Asset Management and Business Support provision, including Asset Management, Environmental Management, Capital Project Management and Health & Safety.

Your area of responsibility will also include Finance, Human Resources and Business Planning. The ideal candidate should possess a strong knowledge of Asset Management and Business Support and be committed to developing and implementing clear leadership and direction. You should also be passionate about promoting a positive and vibrant health, safety and environmental culture across the Trust in line with our vision to “improve lives through sport and recreational activity”.

You will have:

  • degree level qualification in Quantity Surveying, Facilities Management or similar.
  • significant Senior Management experience.
  • experience of developing and implementing strategies, policies and procedures including Asset Management Strategy.
  • working knowledge of Health & Safety and Employment Legislation.

A Standard Disclosure Scotland check is required for this post.

 Closing date: Tuesday 2 May 2017, 5pm.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post please contact Mr James Johnston, General Manager on 01595 741026.  If you wish for an application pack to be sent to you via post or wish to collect one, please contact Kim Laidlaw on 01595 741026 or by email to during normal office hours.