Appointment of Members of the Board of Crown Estate Scotland

  • Management Board
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh, and to other locations throughout Scotland
  • Closing 5th February 2021

  • Advertised from 18th December 2020
  • £217.33 per day for a time commitment of two days per month. Three year appointments from 1 May 2021


Scottish Ministers are looking to make up to two appointments to the Board of Crown Estate Scotland from 1 May 2021.

Crown Estate Scotland is a self-financing Statutory Public Corporation accountable to the Scottish Ministers and to the Scottish Parliament. The management and revenue of the Scottish Crown Estate was devolved to Scotland on 1 April 2017. The Scottish Crown Estate includes a diverse range of urban, rural, coastal and marine assets. The diversity of the property, rights and interests comprising the Scottish Crown Estate means that decisions on retention, use or sale of the assets can deliver significant economic, social, financial and environmental benefits for communities across Scotland. Crown Estate Scotland is currently the manager of all the Scottish Crown Estate assets.

Applicants need to demonstrate substantial recent significant experience in the offshore renewable energy sector and recent experience in property investment and development. Applicants also need to demonstrate a number of other key skills:

·longer term planning/seeing the bigger picture;

·managing performance;

·constructive and supportive challenge - working as part of a team; and

·communication, collaboration and influencing.

Board Members receive £217.33 per day for a time commitment of two days per month. Reimbursement will also be made for all reasonable travel and subsistence costs and any reasonable dependant/carer expenses, including child care.

Application notes

An application pack and full details on this and other public appointments can be found at If you experience any difficulties accessing the website, please contact 0300 244 1898 or email

The closing date for completed applications is Friday, 5 February 2021.

Accessibility to public appointments is a fundamental requirement and the public appointments process promotes, demonstrates and upholds equality of opportunity for all applicants. The Scottish Government will always give consideration to disability-related reasonable adjustments that an applicant might request to enable them to demonstrate their merit and participate fully in the selection process. If you require any of the application pack documentation in an alternative format, please contact 0300 244 1898 or

Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from people with protected characteristics that are under-represented, such as women, disabled people, those from minority ethnic communities and people aged under 50.

Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality