Senior Manager

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Salary: 53,816
Location: Glasgow

Job ref. no.: 0333

Are you a natural born leader who sets an example to others around you?  Are you looking for a career opportunity that offers you the chance to be part of a team that helps create a better Scotland? 

We are looking for a talented Senior Manager who is passionate about making sure that public services are run efficiently and effectively to join our Performance Audit and Best Value team. 

Additionally, a relocation package is available of up to £8,000, more details will be shared with the successful candidate.

We are Scotland’s public sector auditor, independent of Government - we employ around 290 talented professionals who know that their work helps ensure the efficient and effective delivery of public services across Scotland. 

Above all, we are a world class Audit organisation that improves the use of public money, and one of our guiding principles is valuing our people. 

How can you help us...

As a Senior Manager in our Performance Audit and Best Value (PABV) Group, you will oversee the planning, development and delivery of a range of performance audits on issues such as Scotland's new financial powers, health and social care integration, broadband and higher education in Scotland's universities; Best Value audits of councils; annual reports on the performance of the NHS, local government and colleges; and dealing with correspondence from a range of stakeholders, including members of the public. Working closely with colleagues from across Audit Scotland and appointed auditors within the Firms, you will deliver excellent and joined-up services for the Accounts Commission and the Auditor General.

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional to help us with:

  • overseeing developments in a specific policy and place portfolio and identifying subjects/bodies for audit through gathering intelligence and monitoring risks and policy changes

  • developing relationships with key stakeholders in their specialist policy and place areas to ensure that our work is credible, relevant and adds value

  • areas of corporate development and improvement activity within PABV

  • ensuring consistency of judgements, fair and equitable treatment of staff, coordination of activities and flexible, efficient and effective use of resources.

The Performance Audit and Best Value team…

Our work highlights areas where services could improve, how public bodies can plan for the future and where money can be saved without reducing the quality of public services.  Go to the Audit Scotland web site to see some examples of our work.

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About Audit Scotland

We're Scotland's public sector auditor, independent of Government - we employ around 280 talented professionals who know that their work helps ensure the efficient and effective delivery of public services across Scotland.

We believe that public money (around £37.5bn) should be spent wisely to make the lives of Scotland's people the very best it can be. There's plenty of change ahead with greater devolution of constitutional powers, digital delivery of public services through the web, demographic shifts in our population and a continued focus upon the best use of precious financial resources. Our people want to help ensure Scotland makes the very best of the opportunities ahead and that change is delivered well - good financial reporting and great value for money.

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