Overview

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is an innovative, knowledge-based organisation which supports the development of land-based industries and communities through its specialist research and development resources, its education and learning provision and its expert advisory and consultancy services. Its work is wide ranging but there is particular emphasis on agriculture and related science, rural business development and management, food chain quality and safety and rural resource and environmental management.

SRUC is seeking to appoint two new Non-Executive Directors to the SRUC Board.

Individuals joining the Board will be expected to bring independent judgement to bear on issues of strategy, policy and performance and to offer high level advice on the development and management of programme and policy initiatives.  These are challenging opportunities for highly motivated individuals to put their experience and expertise to use in support of rural businesses and communities, education and research.

Applications are invited from individuals who can demonstrate all or most of the following:

  • Experience of strategic planning and management.
  • Board level experience at a national and international level.
  • An appreciation of the functions and responsibilities of an organisation which receives significant funding from both Government and commercial sources.
  • Ability to give a time commitment of at least 18 days per annum.

Experience or knowledge of the following is desirable:

  • Farming, rural policy and the environment.
  • Land Use Management
  • Further Education
  • Research
  • Finance and Accounting.

These appointments would carry the responsibilities of a Company Director and Charity Trustee.

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2017.

For a detailed Candidate Brief and instructions on how to apply, please click the Apply button.

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About SRUC - Scotland's Rural College

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is an innovative, knowledge-based organisation which supports the development of land-based industries and communities through its specialist research and development resources, its education and learning provision and its expert advisory and consultancy services. Its work is wide ranging but there is particular emphasis on agriculture and related science, rural business development and management, food chain quality and safety and rural resource and environmental management.