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Head of Business Change

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Job summary

Salary
£49420 - £61617
Location
Edinburgh
Hours
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
11 August 2021 at midnight
Reference
IRC88223 E
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for an Head of Business Change within National Records Scotland based in Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a Non-Ministerial Department of the Scottish Government. Our purpose is to collect, preserve and produce information about Scotland's people and history and make it available to inform current and future generations.

The Head of Business Change is a senior leadership role reporting to the Delivery Director in the newly created NRS Delivery Directorate. At a time of significant change and delivery priorities this role will be instrumental in the establishment and development of a centralised corporate change function to enable the delivery of the NRS strategic objectives.

Essential Criteria
1. Proven experience of delivering significant project and change programmes.
2. Demonstrable experience of leading and building teams and the ability to work well across an organisation to build the capacity for change.
3. Strong track record of shaping change initiatives, business case development and securing buy-in.
4. Excellent communication and engagement skills that have resulted in the building of effective cross-functional relationships.

Nationality requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
• UK nationals
• nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
• nationals of the Republic of Ireland
• nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families.
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
• certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the "Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants" which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date as well as a CV (no longer than two pages) setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements.

When considering how your experience relates to the role, please tailor your CV and personal statement to reflect the role and the essential skills/criteria as described in the job description/person specification.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Carla McHendry at Carla.mchendry@gov.scot.

Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.

In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview. In addition, a personal device of choice, which has the interview application downloaded. This could be MS Teams or Webex for example. This will allow candidates to undertake the interview/assessment if selected. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds.

The Scottish Government is a diverse and inclusive workplace and we want to help you demonstrate your full potential whatever type of assessment is used. If you require any adjustments to our recruitment process, please let us know via recruitment@gov.scot


 

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