Organisation: Strathspey Railway Company

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum

Location: Aviemore

Reporting to the Chair of The Strathspey Railway Company Limited and the Board of Directors, the GM will be responsible for the day to day running of the railway at all levels and across all departments, including the implementation of the company’s vision & strategy, ensuring compliance with company policies and the requirements of regulatory bodies such as the ORR.

The company has a close working relationship with its sister charity the Strathspey Railway Association and employs a small core team of around 10 permanent paid staff and a varying number of between 50-90 active volunteers, mostly members of the Association, depending on season.

Candidates without any transport or heritage railway experience are encouraged to apply, as we are looking for an effective manager with strong leadership and excellent administrative, HR and commercial skills to lead the railway going forward. We will provide on the job experience and training across the various railway departments as required.

The position is full-time and salaried on a pay scale of £35,000 to £45,000 per annum inclusive of all overtime, depending on the candidate’s experience & qualifications, but we are open to further discussions. The basic hourly week is 37.5 hours, however being a seasonal tourist attraction the job will involve working unsocial hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays as required by the demands of the job, the season and the train services to be run. Annual Leave entitlement is 30 days, including public holidays, with offset available when worked. Accommodation will NOT be provided, but a personal ATOC card providing significant discounted network railway travel will be available.

Application Deadline: Sunday 14/01/2024