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Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX
£52,634 - £57,439 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

Post Title:  Democratic Services Manager
:    Inverness
Hours:        35 hours per week
Duration:    Permanent
Salary:        £52,634 - £57,439 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact  Person: Stewart Fraser, Email:

Job  Purpose: Lead responsibility for the provision of Committee Services to the Council. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to lead the Highland Council’s Committee Services Team.  An ability to work at pace is essential to manage this diverse workload and as an inspirational and effective leader you will communicate positively with members, managers, colleagues  and other stakeholders.

Leading and managing a team within a large, complex organisation you will be responsible for communicating complex issues in a clear and compelling manner both orally and in written reports. You will be expected to be able to offer succinct and clear advice on governance issues to members both formally and informally. Highly developed analytical skills and an ability to work under pressure is essential alongside an intrinsic desire for continuous service improvement.  

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve.  We champion diversity, inclusion and well being within the workplace.

Please APPLY  ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) with a proven record of successfully working in and managing a Committee Services Team.


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