Aug 302018

Non-Executive Directors - Scottish Government

Reference: 1513
Remuneration: £2,359 quarterly fee
Location: Edinburgh, City of
Closing date: 26 September 2018 at midday

Do you want to help shape Scotland's future?

We are living in unprecedented times as the future of Scotland and the UK changes substantially, including leaving the European Union. The Scottish Government (SG) is also changing as it gets more powers from the UK Government. We therefore need great people like you to join our team of Non-Executive Directors who support us as we change as an organisation. This is an exciting time to be joining the SG; we want to welcome candidates who are enthusiastic about embarking on this journey with us.

We want to appoint 4 Non-Executive Directors to the SG to provide strategic challenge, advice and assurance to our core business. These roles will have a focus on assurance and risk management, and you will play a key role in supporting the organisation's broader governance structures.

We want to broaden the diversity of our Non-Executive Directors and we welcome applications from candidates from all sections of the community especially those currently under-represented on Scotland's public bodies, such as disabled people, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50.If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding role we would like to hear from you! For further information and to apply please see the Work for Scotland website:

If you are interested in these posts, we are holding an Open Doors event on Monday 10th September to give you the opportunity to hear more about these exciting roles with senior members of the civil service. Please sign up via the below link

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 26 September at midday.

Application Information

If you want more information about the role, please get in touch with Julie Humphreys, Board Secretary in the Scottish Government on 0131 244 5533 or email

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