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Chief Executive

Inverclyde Council

Chief Executive

Salary: £127,030

Location: Municipal Buildings, Greenock

We’re looking for an inspirational leader, with a proven track record and a commitment to excellence to lead the council to the next part of our journey.

As Chief Executive, you will lead the organisation with a focus on collegiate working, ensure our strategic and service partnerships are effective and you will embed excellence into everything the council does.

As the country and our community move from emergency response to recovery, this is a critical role to drive change and make sure that Inverclyde’s communities thrive and grow.

You will have a proven track record leading a multi-disciplined, complex organisation, you will be able to clearly evidence your ability to inspire and motivate staff at all levels and maintain positive relationships with a range of partners including trade unions and elected members.

You will have a sound understanding of the Scottish political scene and the particular challenges faced by public services and how Inverclyde can play its part as a strong voice in Scottish public life.

You will have experience of leading an organisation through challenging times while keeping a clear focus on outcomes which matter to the communities we serve.

More details can also be found within the Candidate Pack below:

Candidate Pack (download here)

If you have any queries or require further information relating to any aspect of the recruitment and selection process, you can contact Steven McNab, Head of Organisational Development, Policy and Communications, at: or telephone: 01475 712016.

For more information, and to apply, please visit MyJobScotland at  (please note applications should not be made via the Aspen Portal).

Closing date for applications: Sunday 16th May 2021