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Top job! Assistant Director Delivery Development (North & East)

  • Full time
  • £51,741 – £55,514
  • Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow (Flexible). With requirement to travel.
  • Closing 18th April 2019

  • Advertised from 1st April 2019
  • Hours:37.5 per week. Permanent
  • N718


SAMH are looking to appoint a permanent Assistant Director of Delivery and Development to lead operational and business development across their area of responsibility. The Assistant Director of Delivery and Development will play a lead role in the strategic activity of SAMH, with specific responsibility for national SAMH development activity. The role will create the environment within the organisation where innovation and creativity can flourish, where new ideas and measured risks are given opportunity and where genuine and long-lasting positive change can be experienced by service users, SAMH staff and stakeholders. The successful post holder will ensure that strategic partnerships are created and relationships with senior stakeholders are managed to advance SAMH strategic priorities.

To be successful in this post you will meet the essential criteria listed in the role profile and be able to demonstrate significant experience in leadership roles and working within mental health (or related fields), excellent stakeholder engagement and networking skills and a comprehensive understanding of the health and social care environment, and Scotland’s mental health strategy. Applicants must be able to demonstrate sound business development skills and experience.

Application notes

Closing date for all applications will be 18th April 2019 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place on 3rd May 2019

Completion of a Disclosure, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to, no other form of application will be accepted.