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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW
£88,708 - £91,362 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is seeking a Director for Strategic Finance. We are looking for a Director with energy, drive and total commitment to securing the best use of our resources, and managing our finances strategically and effectively.

This role will provide strong and visionary leadership and direction to ensure the Comhairle delivers efficient, effective and best value services within budgetary provision. The postholder will be expected to think strategically regarding the impact of external factors and set policy frameworks to secure corporate goals.

You will be located in one of the most beautiful settings in which to live and work in Scotland. The post presents an opportunity to combine a challenging but fulfilling remit with an excellent quality of life, at a time when the future delivery of local government offers a rare opportunity for career fulfilment and development.


You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a professional qualification in accountancy to allow you to meet the requirements of S.95 Officer.

You will have significant management experience in a large and complex organisation. You will be required to show well developed political acumen, and a detailed understanding of the public sector, wider government priorities and the changing social and economic context.

Relocation support is available. The salary is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.