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Dundee House 50 North Lindsay Street, DD1 1LS
£88,766 - £99,609 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week
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Job Description

Dundee is a modern, vibrant City which is continuing to transform culturally.

Be part of the journey, helping to maximise the opportunities to deliver on the City and the Council’s priorities and create a fairer and more prosperous Dundee.

You will drive organisational change to improve performance and services while navigating current and future challenges. We are looking for an inspirational and strategic leader to lead our People Service Team and to lead and influence our People agenda, including Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, Wellbeing and Organisational Development in an ambitious Modern Council.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate Services, you will be a key player in the Corporate Services Management Team. You will lead Council negotiations and consultation arrangements with the trade unions and provide advice to the Council Leadership Team and elected members.

You will lead and manage a range of functions within People Services - Human Resources, Health and Safety, Learning and Organisational Development and Corporate Business Support. The Service has an overall staffing establishment of 320 and a budget of circa £10M.

Your ability to form close and productive working relationships within and outwith the Council is key to ensuring Dundee is at the heart of developments, influencing change and attracting talent to the City.

For an informal discussion about the role, please email Robert Emmott, Executive Director of Corporate Services at

For administrative assistance, please contact


Closing Date: Monday 25 September 2023
Assessment Centre, facilitated by Solace in Business: Thursday 5 October 2023
Interviews: Friday 13 October 2023

Interview Panel

The Panel will comprise of:
Chair – Robert Emmott, Executive Director of Corporate Services
Greg Colgan, Chief Executive
Sharon Faulkner, Director of HR, Digital Enablement, IT and Business Support, Angus Council
Evelyn Dougherty, Solace in Business (Advisor)

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