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5 City Square Dundee, DD1 3BG
£50,489 - £55,119 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

Working in a hybrid style, based at home and the City Square Dundee office, you will work full time, 37 hours per week. If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Paul Carroll on 01382 434452 or email


You will have a Professional and Management qualification and evidence of continuing Professional Development.


As a member of the Chief Executive’s Team, you will lead and manage a small professional team dedicated to providing consultancy support to the Council, to ensure delivery of the Council’s transformation programme. You will provide leadership for the effective delivery of all allocated functions, leading the development of strategy, providing support and inspiration, and managing performance so that the Service is positioned to respond appropriately to changes required throughout the Council.

The Individual

You will have a proven record of strategic management and planning, project and programme management, and in a management position within the Scottish Public sector/Local Government Sector. You will also have knowledge of the legislative framework, the Scottish Government and national agenda to ensure the Council meets its’ commitments. Experience of managing financial resources and an appreciation of aspects relating to value for money, probity and accountability are also essential. You will have evidence of successful leadership of teams and be able to demonstrate success in change management and changing cultures in a way that has successfully improved services and modernised ways of working. You will also have experience of providing advice and support to elected members or at board level and evidence of innovation in the formulation and implementation of policy. Strong advocacy, influencing, and decision making skills, with the ability to present ideas and proposals effectively at senior levels, and clear analytical skills to allow the exploration, evaluation and interpretation of information and opinions are also required. Strong decision making skills with the ability to make decisions and recommendations based on the analysis of options. A proven record of successful partnership and collaborative working with a range of public bodies, private and third sector is also essential.
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  • Scottish Living Wage