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Director of Estates

Excellent remuneration package, plus high quality accommodation
South West Scotland
This position is now closed to applications.

Stair Estates, lying in South West Scotland, is one of Scotland’s largest privately owned estates with a wide variety of business interests and an excellent reputation for Environmental protection, Diversity and as a Landlord., operated by the Earl of Stair and Family Trusts. The Estate is split into five different business units which are managed on a long term basis to the highest standard.

Reporting to the Earl of Stair and being responsible for the majority of day to day activities of the estate, the role will include working alongside the Earl and the Countess of Stair in dealing with in hand farming interests at Balker Farms, Lochinch Castle, Holiday Accommodation business, and developing the Castle Kennedy Gardens which has plans for a new visitor centre.

You will have a proven track record of managing assets within a property/rural estate background, which extends to understanding the key influencers and dynamics which impact property ownership. You will have project management skills and a proven ability to implement a strategy and deliver this across the whole business. Strong financial, operational and leadership skills which extend to being able to work with experts and the advisors and consultants retained by the business are required.

This senior role represents a rare opportunity to join one of the largest privately owned rural businesses in Scotland. The role will actively participate in seeking out new opportunities for development on the estate while working alongside a committed, forward thinking resident family, based in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Scottish countryside.

For a confidential discussion please contact Nigel Fortnum on 0141 212 7555.

To submit your application please upload your  CV and covering letter / supporting statement below – you will receive an automatic acknowledgement email.

If you do not receive an email acknowledgement please contact Melissa Scholes on 0141 212 7555 to ensure it has been received.

NB- Any Direct Applicants will not be considered for the post.