Scottish Prison Service
Applications are now open for the new Chief Executive of the Scottish Prison Service who will also be a Director within the Scottish Government and a senior member of the Education, Communities and Justice Management Team.
The Chief Executive post is a significant, and highly visible role, with regular Ministerial contact and a high external profile. The post holder is a member of the Justice Board and is therefore a key player in the leadership of the Justice System in Scotland.
The Chief Executive establishes the strategic direction of the SPS in conjunction with the Scottish Government; ensures public accountability, assures probity and integrity, allocates resources, monitors performance, reviews and manages risk and develops capability and performance.
This is a unique senior civil service role will lead a high profile public service in Scotlands justice system and will be responsible for the management 15 prisons, a range of private sector contracts and the safety and well-being of 7500 people in custody and 4500 staff.
For more information on the role and details of how to apply please go to: www.work-for-scotland.org. Alternatively, please contact Elizabeth Michelakakis on Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is midnight on the 25 January.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a diverse workforce, which reflects the people of Scotland.
All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.