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Top job! Scottish Information Commissioner

  • Full time
  • £77,260
  • St Andrews, Fife.
  • Closing 29th May 2023

  • Advertised from 21st April 2023


The Scottish Information Commissioner is an independent officeholder whose role is to promote and enforce the freedom of information regime established by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

This is a demanding post which has a very high media and public profile. We are looking for a talented individual with a track record of operating at a senior level and delivering results. You will have extensive knowledge of a freedom of information regime and excellent analytical and decision-making skills.

This is a full-time appointment for a fixed term of 6 years, attracts a starting salary of £77,260 and is pensionable.

The Commissioner is based in St Andrews, Fife.

Application notes

For an application pack including full details of the requirements -

Visit - Scottish Information Commissioner | Scottish Parliament Website

For BSL users, please call via –

Write to – The Scottish Parliament, Officeholder Services, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon, Monday 29 May 2023

The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and treatment and to eliminating unfair discrimination in its appointment practices.