Top job! Promise Design School Programme Lead

  • Full time
  • Circa £50,000
  • Edinburgh, Home working arrangements will be in place while Scottish Government restrictions remain in place.
  • Closing 13th August 2021

  • Advertised from 20th July 2021
  • Fixed term contract until 31 March 2024. Secondments will be considered. 35 hours per week


The Promise Design School Programme Lead will lead the overarching planning activity for the entire Promise Design School Programme, using Plan 21-24 and accompanying Change Programmes to set and monitor milestones to keep the Promise Design School Programme on track and within budget, managing risks and dependencies, and overseeing governance and quality assurance activity.

Reporting to the Head of Support and working closely with members of The Promise Scotland team and partner, the Scottish Government’s Office of the Chief Design Office (OCDO), change will be facilitated, enabled and supported by providing a shared focus for collaborative implementation and joint working, using service redesign and quality improvement principles, approaches and tools.

The Promise Design School Programme Lead, in collaboration with OCDO, will seek to identify and maximise the available skills and expertise in service design, redesign and quality improvement across Scotland to ensure the collective resources and capabilities are maximized across Scotland.

Fundamental to the role is working with organisations and others across Scotland to ensure that change happens with the voice of the care experienced community at its heart, ensuring meaningful change is embedded and progress is made in ways that meet the needs and aspirations of the care community.

Application notes

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