Previous Opportunities

Director of Finance

89,440 – 121,318
This position is now closed to applications.


As Director of Finance you will have a key strategic role in ensuring that NHS Tayside makes effective use of its financial resources.  You will support the Chief Executive and NHS Tayside Board in the effective financial stewardship of a budget of £889.5m.  You will provide expert advice and direction to the Board to ensure that it meets all its statutory obligations.

You will provide strategic leadership in relation to the finance, procurement and risk functions.  With significant experience at a senior level in strategic and operational management in a healthcare or equivalent complex organisation, you will have personal credibility and interpersonal skills to lead and deliver in a politically sensitive and demanding role.

You will be a registered with a recognised CCAB chartered professional body.  You will have substantial leadership experience gained within an operationally complex organisation comparable in scale to health care or the wider public or commercial sectors.  An understanding of current developments in health and social care is essential.  You will ensure that the delivery of high quality care is enabled within a robust financial framework.

NHS Tayside is the fourth largest healthcare provider in Scotland and one of only four teaching Boards.  With strong links to local Universities, the Board provides tertiary services to around 350,000 people across Tayside and North East Fife, employing over 13,000 staff across three hospitals and many other sites.  Primary and community care services are currently organised into three Health and Social Care Partnerships (HSCPs) in Dundee city, Perth and Kinross and Angus which are overseen by Integration Joint Boards.  Our ambition is to be regarded as a sector leader in the provision of high quality patient care.

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If you would like a confidential discussion please contact Catriona Mackie on 0141 212 7555.

To apply, please email your completed application form (application form can be downloaded here) and ‘Record of Achievement’ supporting document (full instructions available at to If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 48 hours of submitting your application, please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for completed applications: 15th November 2019