Operations Manager: The Pickaquoy Centre Trust

Location: Kirkwall, Orkney

Salary:£34,544. 19 (plus pending pay award). Attractive Benefits Package, including local Government Pension scheme- employers contribution of 17%

The Pickaquoy Centre in Orkney is recognised as a first-class sports, arts, conference and social facility, offering an excellent range of activities for all ages and abilities to enjoy. As a non-profit organisation with charitable trust status, it is an integral part of the community and has hosted world class arts festivals, music events, exhibitions, conference, and sports competitions. This role is based in the beautiful Orkney capital, Kirkwall, an area steeped in culture with a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our senior management team, reporting to the Managing Director. Ideally, the candidate should hold a Sport & Leisure management degree or equivalent and have experience working in a supervisory capacity, but we’re open to talking to you about the experience you can bring to the role.

In addition to managing the Operations Team, you will be responsible for the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) of the facility and grounds. You must have excellent communication and customer service skills with the ability to motivate the team using a positive and supportive approach.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step up, develop their career or to make a difference to this successful, innovative, and dynamic organisation.

With Orkney due to host the International Island Games in 2025, there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

This role is eligible for Interview Expenses (for travel from out with Orkney but within the UK).

A relocation package may be provided for the successful candidate.

Closing date: 03 March 2024

Interviews:    Week Commencing 18 March 2024

How to apply To apply, submit a detailed cover letter and a CV to hr@pickaquoy.com

Further information and applications/

Date published: 1 February 2024
Date updated: 1 February 2024


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