Scottish Information Commissioner

The Scottish Information Commissioner’s 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 high media and public profile. You will have extensive knowledge of a freedom of information regime and excellent analytical and decision making skills. You will also have experience of operating at a strategic level and experience of leading and managing a team.

This appointment is for a fixed term of 6 years and attracts a salary of £73k.

The Commissioner is based in St Andrews, Fife.

To apply read the full information about the role and complete the application form.


E-mail –

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

Telephone – 0131 348 6851 

The closing date for receipt of applications has been extended to 12 noon, 2 May 2017

This appointment will be made in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and no applicant will receive less favourable treatment based on a protected characteristic.