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  • Ref no: MID03034
  • Published: 11/9/19
  • Closes: 2/10/19
  • Location: Midlothian House, Dalkeith
  • Salary: £100,670.00
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Description

Launching our new Senior Leadership structure, we are looking for an Executive Director, Place who can provide creative and innovative leadership on all aspects of Place. Working in Midlothian presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take us forward in our desire to be a high performing, citizen-focused and modern local authority. As the fastest growing local authority in Scotland, supported by the Chief Officer Place, the Chief Officer Corporate Solutions and the Head of Development you will have strategic responsibility for all aspects of Place, including Housing, Economic Development, Planning, Protective Services, Neighbourhood Services, Property and Estates, Capital and Entrepreneurial projects, support functions including Finance, HR, Legal and Procurement and Digital Services.

A key priority is to develop our organisation and, in turn our community, through the development of our people. We are committed to creating a supportive, people-centred environment and developing a highly-valued employee benefits package supported by our council vision ‘Midlothian: A Great Place to Grow’.

Closing Date: Wednesday 2 October 19

Job details

Post Title             Executive Director Place

Directorate          Place

Grade                    Chief Officer

Salary                   £100,670

Location               The post is based at the Council Campus in Dalkeith, although the postholder may be required to work anywhere within Midlothian.

Hours of Duty     The contracted hours are 36 hours per week. However, the postholder will be expected to work the hours required to fulfil the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Closing date

Wednesday 2nd October 2019