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'Join the IS and join an organisation that supports councils and their local partners to identify and adopt the best ways to maintain or improve outcomes for local communities’


Across the last 10 years the IS as an organisation has matured in its offering and how it works with all 32 councils and their national and local partners to ensure we continue to effectively support them in the challenges they face.

We are an outward facing organisation focussed on partnership and collaborative working and the sharing of good practice.



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Leigh Rennie

Tel. 01506 282012

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Programme Manager - Transformation

Organisation: Improvement Service and Clackmannanshire Council

Salary: £46,177  - £53,044

Duration of contract: 12 months with the possibility of extension to 18 months.

The IS is working with Clackmannanshire Council to recruit a Transformation Programme Manager. The post presents a unique opportunity to develop, lead and manage Clackmannanshire Council’s transformation programme, supporting the council, working with its partners, to deliver the change necessary to improve service delivery, generate efficiencies and financial savings and achieve better outcomes.

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Communications Officer

Salary: £24,643 – £27,245

Duration of contract: 12 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Improvement Service for a Communications Officer to help implement key aspects of our refreshed communications strategy.


The main aims of the strategy are to ensure our key stakeholders - the 32 Scottish local authorities - have a firm understanding of the Improvement Service support on offer, how to access that support and the impact it has. Another key aim is to help demonstrate and showcase good practice taking place across local government, emphasising the difference councils are making to their local communities, and to highlight the supporting role the IS has played.

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