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Strategic Services Development Manager

£47,739 – £49,218 – increase in April 2020
Council Headquarters, Giffnock
This position is now closed to applications.


This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, resilient, people-oriented, problem-solver to lead a high profile team that plays a core role supporting the Council’s senior managers and elected members to set the organisation’s strategic and operational ambitions; facilitate inclusion, diversity and equality; track progress, drive continuous improvement and report to the communities it serves.

This is a key leadership role responsible for delivering step-change modernisation, integration and redesign of the Council’s corporate policy, community planning, self-evaluation / continuous improvement and equalities functions.

Working within the new established Strategic Insight and Communities division the Strategic Services Development Manager will be responsible for building a team that is: outward facing, efficient and adaptable; aware of current and developing policy and best practice across the UK and beyond and capable of generating clear and concise, high-value rapid-response one-touch briefings, reports and think pieces at short notice.

Working closely with the new Data & Business Intelligence Team this role will further strengthen the Council’s existing integrated strategic and operational planning and performance framework. The role will also require the post-holder to develop strong links with the Community Learning & Development Team in order to ensure communities are empowered and able to influence strategy, policy on an ongoing basis.

The successful applicant will be: a highly-motivated individual, with a strong understanding of best value, policy, performance and improvement; a confident and capable user of modern software tools and platforms; and a skilled and successful people manager who can pivot from big picture issues to pieces of work that require a detail focused approach.

For a confidential discussion contact Steven Murray or Emma McEneaney at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

Further information can be found at

To apply please complete the short form below and upload your CV and supporting statement.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 17th November 2019