National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

Working for National Records of Scotland

Working for National Records of Scotland

Interested in working for National Records of Scotland?

National Records of Scotland employs approximately 430 staff working in a variety of roles for example, Archivists, Statisticians, conservators, customer services, exhibitions and finance.

In addition to recruiting for permanent roles, we offer Student Placements, Graduate Trainees and fixed term appointments.

Current Vacancies

Head of Portfolio and Governance (C1)  - Permanent Appointment

£49,420 - £61,617

We are currently seeking applications for a Head of Portfolio and Governance within the National Records of Scotland based in Ladywell House, Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. 

NRS is looking for an experienced senior portfolio and governance professional to develop and embed a robust portfolio framework and approach to strategic change management.

At a time of significant change and delivery priorities, including Census 2022, the Head of Portfolio and Governance role will be instrumental in shaping the processes, guidance, documentation and engagement needed to establish an integrated infrastructure for project and change initiation. Core to this role is the lead the consistent approach to portfolio management and governance, improve current practices, secure better outcomes, support informed decision making and ensure value for money.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.