Executive Roles

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Welcome

The work of Audit Scotland has never been more important.

Scotland’s public services face their biggest challenges since devolution, with issues such as inequalities, funding pressures and growing demands all exacerbated by Covid-19.

At Audit Scotland, we have a key role in helping Scotland recover and rebuild. Through robust, independent public audit, we provide assurance that almost £60 billion of public money is spent properly, and we help public bodies improve the services that so many people rely on every day.

We’re changing and growing to make sure we can deliver world-class public audit and be a world-class audit organisation, both now and in the future.

To help us do that, we’re looking for more leaders to join us.

About Audit Scotland

Established in 2000, Audit Scotland provides the Auditor General and Accounts Commission with the services we need to carry out our duties. Together we ensure that the Scottish Government and public-sector bodies throughout Scotland are held to account for the proper, efficient and effective use of approximately £56bn public money. We employ around 320 staff in a wide variety of roles, working from our main offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

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Executive roles

Chief Operating Officer candidate pack

Chief Operating Officer

The Chief Operating Officer is a key leadership position supporting the Accountable Officer (Auditor General for Scotland) and the Board to ensure that Audit Scotland operates efficiently and effectively. The role includes considerable delegated authority from the Accountable Officer and the Board. The Chief Operating Officer will maintain and enhance the capability of Audit Scotland to achieve its vision and objectives and ensure effective corporate working across the Executive Team, business groups and partners.

Chief Operating Officer candidate pack

Executive Director of Audit Services

As part of Audit Scotland’s senior Executive Leadership Team, the Executive Director of Audit Services oversees the delivery of independent public audit across Scotland that provides scrutiny and assurance on £57 billion of public spending annually. This is achieved through the continuous development of world-class public audit to the highest professional, technical and ethical standards.

Executive Director of Audit Services candidate pack

Executive Director of Performance Audit and Best Value

As part of Audit Scotland’s Executive Team, the Executive Director of Performance Audit and Best Value (PABV) will ensure independent public audit across Scotland provides assurance that about £57 billion of public money is spent wisely, that the Scottish Government and other public bodies are held to account and that public sector performance is making a positive difference for the people of Scotland.

Executive Director of Performance Audit and Best Value candidate pack

Executive Director of Innovation and Quality

As part of Audit Scotland’s Executive Team, the Executive Director of Audit Services oversees the delivery of independent public audit across Scotland that provides scrutiny and assurance on £57 billion of public spending annually. This is achieved through the continuous development of world-class public audit to the highest professional, technical and ethical standards.

Executive Director of Innovation and Quality candidate pack

How to apply

This appointment will be made based on the quality of your written application evaluation and interview, which will include a presentation. To apply for this post please visit www.gatenbysanderson.com/jobs.

For an informal discussion about the role, contact our recruitment partners, GatenbySanderson. Russell Brandon on 01962 864124 or Stephanie Wilson on 07880 382745

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