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Vice Principal Finance, Resource & Sustainability

South Lanarkshire College

Vice Principal Finance, Resources and Sustainability

East Kilbride


South Lanarkshire College, one of the top performing colleges in the UK, is an anchor of our local and regional community and delivers outstanding student results year on year.  The College’s ambition is to create the best possible learning environment and to help all our learners achieve their full potential.  We have an enviable track record in ensuring that our students grow and develop, and progress positively to the next stage of their lives.  This reflects the commitment of our staff, their enthusiasm, positive ethos and culture which transmits to our students and has a positive impact on student outcomes.

As part of the Leadership Team, this role will work with the Principal to ensure the College provides a support service delivering accessible and inclusive lifelong learning. Working closely with the College’s Board of Management and SLT to develop strategy, review College performance and provide leadership you will be expected to reflect and promote the reputation of the College.

You will be responsible for delivering transformational change across the College, revitalising  the way we use information, data and knowledge. You’ll develop talent, inspire innovation and provide the vision that drives the creation of strategies allowing the College to invest in its workforce. Maintaining effective relationships with local, regional and national stakeholders and developing effective relationships with employers and the Scottish and UK Governments is essential when deputising for the Principal and Chief Executive.

Holding a professional accountancy qualification, you’ll be able to demonstrate knowledge of Scottish College Funding, budgeting and finance as well as Estates, facilities and sustainable environmental utilisation. Demonstrating a track record of broad experience in College, University, public and / or private sector education-related organisations, you’ll work to the highest standard of Corporate Governance

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

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter as one document via the apply button.   The College has also asked candidates to complete an online equality monitoring form which is available at SLC Equality Monitoring