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Viewforth, Stirling, FK8 2ET
£86,311 - £88,965 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

Stirling is an ambitious Council with an unrivalled location, high quality attributes and rapid growth. We are currently seeking to appoint a Chief Officer of Finance, reporting directly to the Chief Executive. This is a highly influential and strategic role within Stirling Council, working to lead and support the transformation of Council services, ensuring delivery against our strategic goals through the effective and efficient management of financial resources, and will be critical in helping to deliver positive outcomes for those who visit, work or live in Stirling.

Our strategy for a Thriving Stirling (2020-2030) demonstrates our commitment to the delivery of quality services, responsive to the needs of our communities. In support of that strategy, this role demands highly effective communication skills, with astute political awareness, and a commitment to the design of services that are agile and present best value for our communities. You will have a drive to embed learning which can challenge existing practice and develop new models of service delivery, supporting a continuous improvement culture across all Council services.

A working knowledge and appreciation of financial governance, gained at a senior level, ideally within a political environment, will be required to fulfil the duties of this role. We require an analytical thinker who can demonstrate a positive, proactive outlook and results-driven approach, with the ability to motivate and work with others, building relationships to support the delivery of efficient, customer-focused, public services.

To apply for this post a CV and Covering letter should be emailed to


If you’ve got the right skills for the job we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from the right candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race.

Under the provision of the Local Government Officers (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (as amended) this post is deemed to be politically restricted. This means that you are barred from standing for election as an MP, MEP, MSP or Councillor of any local authority. There are also restrictions on you holding office in and/or canvassing for a political party. The Council will provide specific details of the restrictions imposed on you as a result of your employment with the Council.

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