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  • Ref no: SBO03781
  • Published: 25/11/19
  • Closes: 8/12/19
  • Location: Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £34,545.39 - £37,757.38 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £18.92 - £20.68
Salary: £34,545.39 - £37,757.38 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

To provide executive policy support and business management for the Chief Executive and Corporate Management Team, including the delivery of urgent actions and the development of ongoing policy & improvement proposals in response to forthcoming/immediate demands.
In addition to direct day to day and ad hoc support for the Chief Executive, the post holder will manage a range of business change projects of varying complexity, ensuring that realistic project, quality, financial, change control and risk management processes are maintained and ensuring that projects are delivered successfully.


Educated to degree level.


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Jason McDonald by emailing


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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