Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Description

Title: Operations Manager (RAVIC)

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Salary: £34,491 – £40,013 per annum

Location: Inverness

REF: CML/VET/087/24

Closing Date: 11 January 2024

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national, and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Manager to join the Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre (RAVIC), in Inverness.

The purpose of this post is to act as Operations Manager for the Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre (RAVIC), to support SRUC research, teaching, and commercialisation activities, SAC commercial work, and external RAVIC members including tenant companies by providing a high quality management and administrative service.

Key Responsibilities;

Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre (RAVIC)

  • To manage records of activities and outputs that are relevant to RAVIC including European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and other projects, for example with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) etc
  • To arrange and support meetings related to RAVIC activities and outputs including ERDF and other projects, monitoring/supporting completion of action points where applicable
  • To support academic, commercial, research and teaching teams to manage workloads as regards distribution of work in context of project-specific monitoring and output reporting
  • To provide information, and produce and/or assist with production of reports as required (e.g. ERDF, HIE, other funding annual reporting requirements, University Innovation Fund (UIF) output reporting etc) – with support as required from line manager and Director of the RAVIC
  • Links / coordination with wider SRUC teams e.g. School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), Innovation Hub and Central Faculty to assist with the review, development and implementation of relevant procedures and processes impacting wider SRUC teams
  • To manage and support RAVIC building user and operational needs, including customer-focused services for RAVIC’s training, commercial, consultancy and research activity

Closing Date: 11 February 2024.

What you will get in return

  • Enhanced holidays
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • RAC Membership discounts
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Hybrid working solutions (in some areas)
  • Tailored investment in and individuals’ learning and development

Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the link below.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

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