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Head of People & Wellbeing

About the role

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Scotland’s award-winning national dance company is seeking a Head of People & Wellbeing (New Position). Permanent Contract (part time 21-25 hours per week to be worked as agreed).

Scottish Ballet is seeking a talented, highly motivated professional to lead HR and implement a company-wide wellbeing programme.

The Head of People and Wellbeing is a member of the Leadership Team; providing strategic direction on all aspects of HR (inc. compliance and function), developing strategy to ensure wellbeing priorities and outcomes are met, and advising the Executive and Board on people management and policy.

Scottish Ballet is an award-winning Company that has built its reputation on a strong commissioning and ambitious touring programme. It will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019.  The Company tours annually to major theatres across Scotland and the UK, including Sadler’s Wells, and internationally throughout Europe, Asia and North America.  Invitations to feature at the Edinburgh International Festival and other major festivals, such as Spoleto, are included in the Company’s exciting stage opportunities.

If you are a strategic thinker with strong leadership skills, and would value a challenging role within a national arts company, then we would be delighted to receive your application, which should include:

  • A letter outlining your interest in being considered for the position – why you believe your skills and knowledge and experience are relevant to the role (as defined in the ‘Key Accountabilities’) and how you will add value to Scottish Ballet;
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae;
  • The names and contact details of at least two professional referees (these will only be contacted should you be offered the position);
  • Your salary expectation. A competitive salary package will be negotiated.

For a job description and further details please contact Alix Meekison at FWB Park Brown on 0131 539 7087.

Deadline for applications is 5pm (GMT) on Monday 19th February 2018

Please send application and covering letter to