Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust  is looking for a talented and dedicated Operations Manager and Maintenance Operative  to join a small, friendly and dynamic team. For full details of each job please click on the blue highlighted job title below.

Operations Manager: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated manager with the skill, energy, and enthusiasm to lead our hard-working Operational teams. An organised individual with proven experience in a not-for-profit, public, or private sector with the experience of handling multiple and varied priorities.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to get things done, and to ensure that key initiatives are delivered in a timely manner. You will oversee staff and volunteers and to support them to deliver in accordance with agreed workplans and ensure the smooth running of all operations so they operate efficiently and in the best interests of KLCT. The successful candidate will work closely with the KLCT team and submit quarterly reports for Board meetings. This is a full-time post (35 hours per week), however KLCT will consider other working arrangements such as proposals to job share or Hybrid working arrangements. This role is on a fixed-term contract 12 month contract with a 3-month probationary contract during which time either party may terminate the contract on giving one week’s notice. The post carries 33 days’ annual leave. Employer pension contributions of 5% are offered. Other non-monetary benefits may be negotiable during the probationary period.

 If you are interested in applying for this of the post, please send your CV and a supporting cover letter detailing your suitability to the job as well as relevant experience and qualifications to admin@lochalsh.uk before midday on the 2 August 2021.

Maintenance Operative: will play a key role in the upkeep of the community facilities and buildings under Trust ownership, including the building in the Kyle village centre which provides toilet, shower and laundry facilities which are open all year, and the pontoons in Kyle village centre. The Pontoons provide berthage for 20 boats and nearby moorings with space for a further 5 boats available for use by both visitors and local boats, with some space also available for commercial boat operators. These facilities are available from April to September each year. The successful candidate will work closely with the KLCT team and report to the Operations Manager. This role is on a fixed-term contract for 12 months with a 3-month probationary contract during which time either party may terminate the contract on giving one week’s notice. The benefits are 33 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata) and a pension scheme with 5% employer contributions.

 If you are interested in applying for any of the posts, please send your CV and a supporting cover letter detailing your suitability to the job as well as relevant experience and qualifications to admin@lochalsh.uk before midday on the 27 July 2021.

Interviews will be week commencing 2 August 2021