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Chair - Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC) Board

Could your insight and strategic thinking help steer ORIC to its full potential?



Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC) is a joint venture between Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) to create a 3.75-acre campus which supports the growth of research and innovation activity in Orkney’s world-leading marine renewables, energy and low carbon sector.

The role

  • Position:  Chair - ORIC (Orkney Research and Innovation Campus) Board
  • Location: Flexible; although a significant amount of work will be Orkney-based
  • Remuneration: £320 per day, up to 20 days per annum

ORIC requires a chairperson who will provide leadership to the board to ensure that it represents the best interests of ORIC and works effectively to set out company strategy and direction. 

The person

You should have a strong understanding of the UK energy sector, particularly renewable energy. You will be a strategic thinker with excellent technical skills and a proven track record in the delivery of multi-stakeholder projects between academia, industry, other external stakeholders, and public-sector agencies.

Download the job description to find out more.

ORIC Chair Job Description

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and email it to: recruitment@hient.co.uk 

ORIC Chair application form

Closing date: 21 July 2024
Interviews: Interviews will take place in Orkney on Wednesday 31 July 2024.
Start date: The expected start date is 2 September 2024.

Additional information 

For additional information, please contact John McGlynn, Executive Manager, ORIC: 

Email: john.mcglynn@orkneycampus.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)7543 221 158.

Please note, Highlands and Islands Enterprise is providing recruitment services on behalf of ORIC.

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