Head of Marine

Head of Marine 

Full-time, FTC 18 months, Edinburgh

Closing date: Friday 24th August 2018

Crown Estate Scotland is recruiting for a Head of Marine to lead teams and shape strategy across offshore wind, marine energy, infrastructure (cables and pipelines) and aquaculture.

Crown Estate Scotland is responsible for a portfolio of land and property including seabed, just under half of Scotland’s foreshore, four rural estates, mining and river fishing rights, and urban property.  

This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute to developing our strategic direction for Marine, helping deliver our current three-year corporate plan and helping shape the next. This is a new role, and will form part of our Executive Team, reporting to our Chief Executive. 

Central to the role will be helping to build a vision for Scotland’s ‘blue economy’, working with key partners across different sectors. You will therefore have significant experience of leading development in the marine environment, and of engaging effectively at a senior level.

As a member of the Executive Team you will provide leadership and vision across the Marine teams and participate and contribute to board-level activity.  You will build on our existing strengths as industry leaders and help our people to develop and deploy their expertise to best effect. 

Crown Estate Scotland began operating on 1 April 2017, managing assets as a Scottish public corporation on behalf of Scottish Ministers.  We work with communities, tenants and partners to deliver our vision of innovating with land and property to create prosperity for Scotland and its communities.  We return all revenue profit to Scottish Government.

For more information please download the position description from the careers page. To apply please email your CV along with a cover letter stating your suitability for the role to - careers@crownestatescotland.com - by Friday 24th August 2018 with a CV and covering letter. 

Interviews are anticipated to take place w/c 3rd September 2018 in Edinburgh.

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