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Saughton House Broomhouse Drive Edinburgh , EH11 3XD
£39,659 - £47,485 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

We are seeking applications for a Policy and Quality Manager within the office of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner. The next few years will see significant change within road works regulation and the powers of the Commissioner. The post holder will play a key role in developing and shaping the future of road works regulation in Scotland.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with excellent communication skills, an interest in developing policies and who enjoys building and maintaining positive working relationships with stakeholders.

You will be working in a small friendly team and offered a varied interesting workload supporting the Scottish Road Works Commissioner from an office based at Saughton House, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD. Staff are currently working from home but we intend to move to a hybrid home/office working model in due course.

Our benefits include

25 days holiday (plus 11.5 public and privilege holidays)

Additional five days annual leave after 4 years service

Civil Service pension scheme with employer contribution

Employee discount retail scheme

Childcare vouchers



Providing advice to the Commissioner on the interpretation of road works legislation

Promoting compliance with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, the Transport (Scotland) Acts 2005 and 2019 and all supporting secondary legislation and guidance

Keeping legislation under review and identify issues that require to be addressed.

Take a lead role in the development of quality plans guidance and assessment of quality plans submitted by road works undertakers.

Attend working groups and advise on the development of guidance documents.


Communications and Engagement

Self Awareness

Analysis and Use of Evidence

Improving Performance


Educated to degree level in a relevant subject

Interview Date

Provisionally set for week commencing 21 March 2022

Important Information Regarding Interviews

In recognition of ongoing measures and guidance in response to Covid-19, a decision has been taken that all interviews will be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.

All applicants must ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview via MS Teams and ensure that Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds to undertake the interview.

For information on this post please contact Debbie Young by email at

The Scottish Road Works Commissioner aims to be a diverse and inclusive workplace and we want to help you demonstrate your full potential whatever type of assessment is used. If you require any adjustments to our recruitment process, please let us know via