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SECRETARY (CHIEF EXECUTIVE)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland is
a non-departmental public body operating under the terms of a Royal Warrant.
It is an executive body funded directly by the Scottish Executive with an
annual budget of over £3 million. The Commission currently has almost 100
permanent and temporary staff. All are based in Edinburgh. The main
activities of the Commission are to identify, record and interpret the
sites, landscapes, monuments and buildings of Scotlandís past, promote a
greater appreciation of their value through the maintenance of a national
archive and to present them by means of publications and exhibitions.
The Commission now invites applications for the post of Secretary to succeed
the current post holder who retires in September 2004. The Secretary is
responsible for advising Commissioners on policy matters and is the
executive head of the Commission. The appointee will have responsibility
for the good management of the Commissionís performance, staff and budgets,
ensuring that targets set for the Commission are delivered and that it works
effectively with diverse partner organisations.
The successful candidate will have relevant experience in the public or
private sector at a senior level and a proven track record in delivering
positive outcomes with sound financial management. Strong interpersonal
skills and negotiation abilities are essential for this position.
Candidates should also be able to demonstrate sound leadership qualities and
an ability to work with staff as part of a team. They should have not only
a commitment to the Commissionís role, but also the creative vision to
perceive how the Commission might evolve and have the ability to work with
Commissioners and staff to manage change.
This is a permanent appointment analogued to the Senior Civil Service.
Starting salary will depend on experience and will be on a scale commencing
at not less than £55,000. Bonuses will be payable for exceptional
performance in the post. The successful candidate will have the opportunity
to join the Civil Service Pension Scheme. Relocation expenses will be
available where judged appropriate by Scottish Ministers.
For further details and an application form please write to: Mrs D D Burton,
RCAHMS, John Sinclair House, 16 Bernard Terrace, Edinburgh, EH8 9NX.
(Tel: 0131 662 1456 or Fax: 0131 662 1477)
E-mail: [log in to unmask] http://www.rcahms.gov.uk
Forms to be returned by Monday 1st March 2004.
Director of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland wishes to appoint a Director to
succeed Fionna Ashmore who is leaving on 31 May 2004. The Director is
responsible for the management of all aspects of the Society's affairs. The
post is full-time and is tenable from 1 June 2004. The salary will fall
within the range £24,000- £30,000 dependent on qualifications and
Established in 1780 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1783 the Society is
a registered charity, with c 3,500 Fellows, which exists for Ď...the Study
of the Antiquities and history of Scotland more especially by means of
archaeological research'. Applicants should have a degree, or equivalent, in
a relevant subject, proven leadership and management skills and a good
knowledge of archaeology or history. An active understanding of current
issues, policies and developments in Scottish built or cultural heritage
matters is essential.
Further details/information pack can be obtained from the Administrative
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Royal Museum, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
Tel 0131 247 4133 Fax 0131 247 4163 Email:[log in to unmask]
Web site: www.socantscot.org
Letters of application, a CV (3 copies), and 2 references (which may be sent
under separate cover) should be sent to the President, Miss L M Thoms, at
the Society by 13th February 2004.