Scrutiny Development Officer

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Argyll & Bute Council
£32,447 - £35,494 per year Pro Rata
13 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Chief Executive's Unit

 Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2016

Scrutiny Development Officer required for Argyll and Bute Council for 17.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.  The location of this post is negotiable and the work pattern will be in agreement with the line manager.

Argyll and Bute Council is committed to improving it's Scrutiny function and are looking to recruit a dynamic innovative individual who is able to support Officers and Members involved in carrying out scrutiny activity.  There are currently two formal Scrutiny type committees, being the Performance Review and Scrutiny Committee and the Audit Committee.

The successful candidate will require to have strong communication, report writing and inter-personal skills.  Scrutiny activity may take various forms however underpinning our approach is a requirement to be Deliberative, Outward looking, Investigative, Inclusive, Open, Influencing, Evidence based, Proactive, Transparent, Flexible, Accountable, Non-partisan and Responsive.

Ideally the successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and ideally have a professional qualification in a relevant area or alternatively be able to demonstrate and evidence strong experience and track record of undertaking and participating in a scrutiny/audit type function.


Applicants should note that:-
  • This post is not suitable for job share.
  • The salary shown is the full-time equivalent salary, the actual salary will be paid pro rata for the hours worked.

How to Apply:-
  • For information relating to the duties and the requirements of this post, please contact Kevin Anderson, Chief Internal Auditor, on 01369 708505.
  • If you are experiencing difficulty applying online and require assistance, please contact a member of the HR and Recruitment Team at or telephone on 01546 604 334, quoting the post reference ARB01354 / CXF00228.

See also:
Information For Applicants.docx
CXF00228 - Scrutiny Development Officer.doc