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Director of Finance & Corporate Services, Transport Scotland

Job summary

Stating salary circa £74k
Glasgow and Edinburgh
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
06 March 2020 at midday
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

At Transport Scotland we are passionate about making Scotland a more successful country. The agency is responsible for transport policy and delivery with a budget of around £2 billion per year. You will hold a crucial role in ensuring robust financial systems and controls are at the heart of the organisation, contributing to change and transformation with a focus on business improvement.  This pivotal role will provide strategic direction and leadership across all areas of the agency, providing strong stakeholder engagement with public sector partners and beyond.

Reporting directly to the organisations Chief Executive, you will join the senior management team, responsible for leading the organisations financial and corporate support services. Your proven leadership and effective communication skills will be essential in successfully managing change and transformation. You will drive strong financial performance and governance, working collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels, encouraging creativity, with a strong collegiate team ethic.
This is a high profile role offering an unrivalled career opportunity for you to shape and influence the performance of a key Scottish Government agency.

This is a permanent and pensionable Senior Civil Service (SCS1) appointment. If applicable, secondment from your existing employer would also be considered. Relocation expenses may be available.  For further information on this vacancy and how to apply please download and review the Further Information documents which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website as well as supplying the requested Supporting Statement to the separate SCSHR@gov.scot mailbox before the closing date.  If you have any questions about the application process please contact Carolyn Murdoch, Scottish Government, Senior Staff Team (tel 0131 244 3969; e-mail Carolyn.Murdoch@gov.scot).

The closing date for applications is Friday 6 March 2020 at midday.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a diverse workforce, which reflects the people of Scotland.

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