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Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£53,668 - £58,702 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

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This is a key role within the Council providing strategic business support to the Chief Executive and the Executive Team. The post holder will lead and coordinate transformation projects, manage the function of the Chief Executive’s office and monitor the delivery of the Council’s strategic priorities.

The post holder will require strong relationship skills, the ability to work with a range of internal and external stakeholders and must be able to demonstrate extensive experience delivering work programmes that align to strategic priorities and policy implementation.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Saty Kaur, Chief Officer Corporate Solutions (Acting) – 

CLOSING DATE - 7 February 2023

INTERVIEW DATE - week commencing 20 February 2023 

Vacancy Information

Position Title: Executive Business Manager

Directorate: Place

Location: Midlothian House/Hybrid 

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday, 7 hours 12 minutes per day

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £53,668.17 per annum.


Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check will be met by you.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.