Scottish Information Commissioner - New Vacancy - Finance and Administration Manager

The post of Finance and Administration Manager is available with the Scottish Information Commissioner. Applicants should be experienced professionals, committed to providing a high level of corporate support and public service, to join the Commissioner's team in St Andrews.

The Finance and Administration Manager will be responsible for managing and accounting for the financial resources of the Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner. This involves leading the administration team which supports the work of the Commissioner through good personnel, office facilities and records management, as well as ensuring a high level of front-line service in response to general public enquiries about the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and related legislation (such as the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004).

You will have a proven track record in financial or corporate administration, with relevant formal qualifications allied to strong managerial skills. The post is permanent, with a contributory pension, and on terms and conditions comparable to staff employed by the Scottish Parliament. The starting salary on joining will be £24,532 on a scale which rises to £31,540.

The closing date for this post is 5.00 pm on 1st February 2005, with interviews to be carried out on the 14th or 15th February 2005.

More information and application forms can be found on the Scottish Information Commissioner's website: