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Headquarters Glenurquhart Road Inverness, IV3 5NX
£46,191 - £50,505 per year
Contract Type:
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Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Project Manager - Strategic Improvement
Location: Inverness
35 horus per week
£46,191 - £50,505 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Andrea Brown / Daniel Scott
E-mail: /

Job Purpose: To drive and support strategic improvement through the Highland Council, focusing on efficiently delivering business outcomes in line with our strategic requirements. The post holder will work as part of the Strategic Improvement Team, engaging with the Council’s business units and the Councils wider Transformation Programme to lead & co-ordinate the design, build and delivery of solutions to support the transformation of business processes and functions. 

The team will play a critical part in the Council’s work to digitally transform service delivery and the Project Manager will play a key role in aligning resource across the ICT Team covering a variety of project and work packages as well as managing a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external,  in order that the required business outcomes are achieved. 

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


  • Educated to degree level in a numerate/business/digital and technology related subject; or Relevant industry specific qualification(s); or Extensive relevant proven experience that demonstrates a similar level of knowledge and understanding.
  • Experience of working in a similar role within a complex Project/Programme environment which has delivered significant business improvement and change.
  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Development
  • Scottish Living Wage