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Argyll and Bute Council at Kilmory Castle Lochgilphead Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£42,958 - £47,028 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Service: Customer Support Services

Closing date: Thursday 28th September 2023

Argyll and Bute Council is Scotland’s second largest local authority by area. The Council serves 23 inhabited islands and is home to some of the most breath-taking scenery Scotland has to offer. Our unique demographics mean that every day, our teams are finding creative ways to overcome the challenges associated with delivering services to widely dispersed communities in remote and rural locations.

The post is full time: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The base for the post is negotiable within Argyll and Bute. Remote / hybrid options will be considered for this post and we will do our best to find the right fit for the successful applicant, although some presence in the office (and wider Argyll and Bute area, from time to time) may be required.

Benefits include generous holiday and sick pay entitlement, access to retail and high-street discounts, access to flexible working (Flexi time), Employee Assistance Programme, Group life assurance, unlimited access to the Council’s eLearning platform to support your personal development, as well as access to the local government pension scheme.

Argyll and Bute Council is seeking a self-starting leader who inspires and motivates their team to lead our OD Project Office. Our Chief Executive has recently launched a “Connect for Success” change programme to deliver a new operating model for the Council and our OD team is central to embedding this. The team is working on projects across 7 identified principles of change. Our OD Project Office encompasses organisational development, resourcing, learning, digital and corporate policy and performance and the successful candidate will lead professionals in all of these workstrerams. The ideal candidate will possess a relevant degree or CIPD level 5 or equivalent qualification and have experience of managing programmes of work, ideally in a local government setting.


Applicants should note that:-

Pay Award Pending

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Jennifer Coyle, Senior Business Partner, 01546 604010.

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice.  We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging.  We welcome applications from under-represented groups for this vacancy.  To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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