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COSLA, Verity House, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh, EH12 5BH
£71,730 - £73,391 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Every day people rely on the services that local government in Scotland delivers. Together, they spend over £19 billion a year, and employ over 240,000 people- almost 10% of all jobs in Scotland.


COSLA – the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities - is the voice of Local Government in Scotland.  We are a councillor-led, cross-party organisation which champions councils’ vital work to secure the resources and powers they need. We work on councils' behalf to focus on the challenges and opportunities they face, and to engage positively with governments and others on policy, funding and legislation.


We are looking for an effective leader to fill the role of Director of Membership & Resources.  Reporting to the Chief Executive, and a member of the Senior Management Team, the postholder will provide strategic and operational leadership, playing a key role in delivering COSLA priorities.  The successful candidate will be passionate about public service, and within COSLA will ensure the highest standards of corporate governance and business management, whilst driving continuous organisational improvement and providing excellent value for our members. 


Full details of this permanent role can be found in the Job Outline / Person Specification and you can find out more about COSLA here.


The deadline for applications is 11 July at midnight.  We’ve reserved week commencing 2 August 2021 for virtual interviews to take place.  Our interview process will be on-line using MS Teams and we will provide interviewees with further details and assistance as required.



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