Improvement Officer, Facilities Management - IMS00116

Improvement Service

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  • Reference: IMS00116

The Improvement Service (IS) is a publicly funded company limited by guarantee, with a total annual budget in the region of £8 million. We exist to support councils and their partners to improve the health, quality of life and opportunities of all Scotland’s population through community leadership, strong local governance and the delivery of high quality, efficient local services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen based within East Lothian Council for an Improvement Officer to deliver to improved service and achieve financial savings following a review of the Facilities Management Service.

The Improvement Officer will be responsible for working with staff and management across the Council to deliver a set of recommendations resulting from a review of the Facilities Management Caretaking, Janitorial and Cleaning Service. This will involve working with closely with the Service and stakeholders to agree business needs, defining specifications and analysing data sets to confirm benefits, risks and costs.

The successful candidate must have experience of delivering service improvements in complex organisations including data analysis, benefits realisation and stakeholder engagement. 

The successful candidate would be joining the Council’s Transformation Programme team and working closely with a wide range of Council services.

The IS also invites applications from candidates who wish to be considered for the post on a secondment basis.

For more information about this role, download the full job description.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please get in touch with Caroline Rodgers, East Lothian Council Transformation Programme Manager.

Location: East Lothian Council, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington however the post will require travel to other sites across East Lothian.

Duration: 2 years fixed term

Hours: 36 hours per week

If you are interested in applying for this job please visit the Improvement Service website for details on how to apply and full job description. 

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 09 March 2020.

Applications must be made online at

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