Strategic Director - Corporate Services & Governance, Edinburgh/Central Belt

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Education ScotlandEdinburgh/Central Belt
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £71,500
Contract term: Permanent

The Strategic Director (Corporate Services & Governance) for Education Scotland is a key role, working closely with the Chief Executive, and fellow Strategic Directors designed to provide a strong focus on ensuring the effective development and delivery of the agency’s internal capability and governance.

As Strategic Director (Corporate Services & Governance) you will have overall responsibility for leading and directing on the effective and efficient development and delivery of corporate strategy and performance monitoring, governance and business planning. You will also lead and direct the effective delivery of high quality internal enabling functions, including Finance, HR and IT support, which are required to ensure our educational delivery programmes can be taken forward with maximum impact across all areas.

The successful applicant will have a strong track record of recent success at a senior leadership level. The post involves providing visible and positive leadership across the organisation, but particularly across the Corporate Services teams and it is vital that the post holder commands sufficient personal authority and professional credibility in carrying out that role.

For further information about the role and details of how to apply, please go to: quoting reference IRC58170. Alternatively please contact Carolyn Murdoch, Scottish Government, Senior Staff Team ( .

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 19 June 2018.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a diverse workforce which reflects the people of Scotland

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Telephone: +44 131 244 4330