Crown Estate Scotland
Crown Estate Scotland
Crown Estate Scotland manages land and property owned by the Monarch in right of the Crown. We work with people and organisations to ensure that the assets are managed in a sustainable way that creates prosperity for the Scotland and its communities.

Current vacancies

Board Members - Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management)

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Various locations throughout Scotland
  • Closing 9th January 2019

Scottish Ministers are looking to make up to two appointments to the Board of Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management). Applicants must demonstrate experience, knowledge and expertise in at least one of the following:

  • Optimising value from Investments;
  • Strategic People/Change Management;
  • Communications/External Engagement/Digital Communications.

Board Member Duties and Responsibilities

Board Members provide active and effective direction, support and guidance to ensure that CES(IM) delivers, and is committed to delivering, its functions effectively and efficiently and in accordance with the aims, policies and priorities of the Scottish Ministers. They provide a strong ‘challenge function’, carefully scrutinising planned and underlying assumptions before decisions are taken. In exercising this function, where necessary, they will challenge other members and senior officials.

Specific roles and responsibilities may vary but, unless otherwise agreed, Board Members will:

  • prepare for, and attend, meetings of CES(IM) and its committees;
  • attend other meetings and seminars on behalf of CES(IM) (as required);
  • assist in the development, approval and monitoring of the Body’s corporate plans which demonstrate how CES(IM) contributes to National Outcomes;
  • approve, where appropriate, a statement of accounts for each financial year on the basis determined by the Scottish Ministers;
  • monitor the financial position of CES(IM) against budget allocations and key financial targets and ensure corrective action is taken where required;
  • establish good partnership working with other organisations and participate in reference groups, discussion forums and open meetings (as required); and
  • carry out other tasks that may reasonably be required.