Finance and Resources Director, Glasgow

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Glasgow Colleges' Regional BoardGlasgow
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: circa £77,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

The overriding ambition of the Glasgow Colleges’ Regional Board (GCRB) is to build Scotland’s most inclusive, most responsive and most effective regional college system. This post provides a superb opportunity to play a significant role in achieving this ambition.

We are seeking a Finance and Resources Director to join the staff team at the GCRB.

GCRB has accountability for the allocation of circa £80 – £100 million annually and is responsible for the coordination of a coherent regional education service comprising over one fifth of the total delivery of Scotland's colleges.

Working closely with the GCRB Executive Director, the Finance and Resources Director will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of funding arrangements for its three assigned colleges and ensuring that these deliver regional strategic goals and achieve best value.

Key priorities for the role include the development of regional financial strategy and ensuring a robust framework of financial management to meet the requirements of GCRB’s strategic, financial and business plans and its financial and legal responsibilities. The post holder will also lead regional planning of estates and resource use, ensuring that college services are delivered in support of regional strategic objectives and provide efficient and effective use of available resources.

For further information on GCRB’s work and ambitions, please visit

To request an application pack for the post please contact  

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Robin Ashton, GCRB Executive Director, via email on or by telephoning 0141 375 6822.

Closing date for applications is Friday 1 December 2017
Interviews will be held on Monday 18 December 2017

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More about Glasgow Colleges' Regional Board
Address: City of Glasgow College, 60 North Hanover Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G1 2BP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 141 271 6586