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UHI Shetland, ZE1 0PX
£58,044 - £60,824 per year plus distant islands allowance
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

UHI Shetland are looking to recruit a full-time Head of Finance. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial strategy, management, business analysis and reporting of UHI Shetland.

Areas of responsibilities will include review and development of systems and processes for finance that are fit for purpose and enable accurate strategic planning and reporting for UHI Shetland. The Head of Finance will oversee business development opportunities and income generation activities for UHI Shetland, as well as overseeing HR & OD activities for UHI Shetland ensuring efficient and effective links with financial processes as required.

As part of our pre-employment checks, the preferred candidate will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update, and provide confirmation of eligibility to work in the UK before an offer of employment will be made.

More information is available in the Job description and person specification attached.

UHI Shetland

UHI Shetland is part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland's newest university. Founded 20 years ago, we offer well-equipped, modern facilities and provide applied research, consultancies and knowledge exchange projects together with high-quality accredited and bespoke training.

UHI Shetland mirrors National terms and conditions, offering a generous 45 days per year Annual Leave allowance, and a standard 35 hours per week for full time staff.

Distant Islands Allowance is currently set at £2,541 which would be in addition to any salary payment (pro Rata).

UHI Shetland is an equal opportunities employer operating a blind recruitment process and will not accept CVs as part of an application.

Please download and complete the application form attached and return to