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Midlothian House 4046 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£38,058 - £41,458 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Vacancy


Are you a dynamic and forward-thinking Senior Change & Release Analyst? Join our rapidly growing team at Midlothian Council and play a pivotal role in our Digital Services function.

In this position, you will take the lead in our Change Advisory Board, where you'll be responsible for risk assessments and the strategic scheduling of technical changes and releases. As the Senior Change and Release Analyst, you'll be the custodian of our configuration management database, overseeing access, security, and the configuration of change activities and release procedures.

Your main mission? Drive the deployment and enhance the adoption of Midlothian Council's M365 and Google Workspace platforms. There will be plenty of opportunities to grow your experience. Your expertise will be instrumental in shaping our digital future.

If you're passionate about driving positive change and have a knack for making complex processes run smoothly, we want to hear from you! Join us in shaping the future of Midlothian Council's digital landscape.



The jobholder must have an understanding of the full range of ICT Policies and operational processes.

Evidence of competence in project management, management reporting, analytical, numerical, presentational and interpersonal skills are essential. Post holder must participate in corporate internal working groups to provide expertise.

Experience of working with external consultants and IT specialists.


CLOSING DATE - Monday 2nd October 2023

INTERVIEW DATE - Monday 16th - Tuesday 17th October 2023


Job Advert

Position Title: Senior Change & Release Analyst                     

Position Number: 002

Directorate: Place   

Location: Midlothian House                                              

Contract Status: Permanent         

Hours of Work: 36   

Working Pattern: Full Time, but part time and flexible working options are available. 

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £38,058.00 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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