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Teith House, Kerse Road, Stirling, FK7 7QA
£42,240 - £44,835 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Stirling Council is an ambitious council seeking to take advantage of the area’s unrivalled location and rapid growth to provide opportunities and services for all its citizens and to encourage sustainable business and community development.

The Council provides a wide range of services essential to enhancing the lives of people living in or visiting the area. The Council wants to ensure that the old and young are cared for; to provide support for those in need; to educate our young people; to care for our environment and enhance cultural and sporting opportunities for all. It wants to drive inclusive economic growth, culture and tourism for the area.

The Council is committed to ensuring that the delivery of quality services is at the heart of its communities and has approved a five year Business Plan for 2019 – 2024. The Council is looking for you to join the Audit Service Manager, the Chief Officer - Governance and the wider Governance service to provide excellent Internal Audit assurance and consultancy services to support Stirling’s ambitions to deliver the best outcomes for its communities.

Stirling Council is looking to appoint a highly-motivated professional Senior Internal Auditor to deliver assurance and continuous improvement, particularly in respect of the Council’s arrangements for risk management, governance and control.

You will be a fully-qualified member of a relevant chartered professional body (eg, CIIA, CIPFA, ACCA, CIMA) and will have experience of working in and leading a team delivering both assurance and consultancy services. You will be able to plan, perform and document audit work and to write clear and concise reports that include appropriate, evidence-based conclusions and recommendations. A good understanding of corporate governance is required, as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work with client Services to agree findings and recommendations in challenging situations.

You will be an experienced people manager, a highly effective communicator and team player, a strategic thinker and an experienced Internal Auditor who will have a demonstrable track record of consistent achievement. You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as with teams across the Council.

Analytical skills and astute political awareness are needed, together with a commitment to customer-focused public services. Working with colleagues across the organisation and external partners, you will build and develop relationships to deliver solutions and improvements for the benefit of our citizens.


The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Application. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be provided with a link to apply for an on line Basic Disclosure. It is Stirling Council’s policy to ask that you pay for this.

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.

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