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Associate Director – Service Transformation

56,665 – 69,860
This position is now closed to applications.

As an organisation, we are at the forefront of change within the NHS and wider public sector. We already provide a range of specialist and shared services to NHSScotland including analytics, IT provision, procurement, payment services, public health and blood products. Each year, our staff provide expert advice and services to the rest of the NHS, driving outcomes up and costs down: we aim to place our customers at the heart of everything we do.

The Associate Director will provide leadership and expertise to one of PgMS’ major service areas, combining strategic focus whilst determining and leading the delivery of business objectives. The Associate Director will lead, direct and manage a commercially focused service area, providing services to NSS, NHSScotland, Scottish Government and wider public sector organisations.

The post holder will direct and control the resources (budget and staffing) of a PgMS service area in order to develop and deliver high quality and innovative portfolio, programme and project management services whilst building and maintaining an appropriately professionally skilled and motivated workforce.

The Associate Director will provide expert professional advice to stakeholders, customers and staff in order to optimise the delivery of transformational change programmes throughout NSS, NHS Scotland and the wider public sector in Scotland.

As a member of the PgMS Operational Management Team (OMT), the post holder will fully contribute to and participate in the strategic management and governance of PgMS.

The post holder will be educated to degree level with Postgraduate or master’s qualification or equivalent with evidence of continuing professional development.

In return, you will receive a competitive remuneration package and the satisfaction of knowing that your success contributes to better health and better care for more than 5 million people in Scotland.

For further details on the role please visit or contact Catriona Mackie on 0141 212 7555 or Carolyn Low, Director of Finance and Business Services on 0131 275 6888.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

NHS National Services Scotland is the common name of the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service. NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.
Candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

Closing date: Friday 3rd March 2017

To apply please complete the detail below and upload your CV and letter of application / supporting statement.


If you do not receive an immediate acknowledgement email please contact Melissa Scholes on 0141 212 7555.