Facilities Manager - lendrick muir

  • Salary: £27,482 - £29,431 (dependent on experience) + generous pension scheme and other benefits 

  • Contract: Full Time/Substantive

  • Closing date: 12th August 2022

  • Interview date: Week commencing 22nd August 2022

  • Start Date: 1st October 2022 (Some flexibility on dates may be possible)

WHO we are

Scripture Union Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

We are seeking to recruit a Facilities Manager to lead and develop the Facilities team at Lendrick Muir, our largest residential centre. This is an exciting and strategic role which underpins our service to guests and much of the future development at the centre. Set in 120 acres of land, Lendrick Muir offers accommodation for groups of up to 165 and a broad range of outdoor activities. During term time we run school residentials, offering outdoor learning experiences to school pupils from all over Scotland. At weekends and during school holidays we host SU groups, youth groups, church groups and SU Holidays.


Working as part of the Lendrick Muir Leadership Team, to manage the Lendrick Muir estate in order to fulfil Scripture Union Scotland’s strategic objectives. Responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds and supporting and supervising the Facilities team.

key responsibilities 

  • To ensure the facilities are a safe, secure, and welcoming environment for our guests in the Centre
  • Carry out the management of the Facilities management team, including volunteers and external contractors
  • Project manage any building and grounds improvements from project plan through to delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant Health and Safety legislation (Fire, Electrical, COSSH, etc.) and best practice
  • Participate fully in the life and ministry of the Lendrick Muir Centre and the wider Scripture Union Scotland organisation

who we are looking for

We are seeking applicants who demonstrate strong personal leadership with evidence of managerial skills and supervisory experience. The successful applicant will be able to multi-task between simultaneous work streams, with demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making abilities.  Practical skills and the ability to deal with emergency repairs and some aspects of planned and preventative maintenance are essential.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and can demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

For more information click the button below. Or email us at hr@suscotland.org.uk or call us on 0141 352 7634.



Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy. Scottish Charity No. SC01122