HM Chief Inspector of Prosecution In Scotland

The Scottish Government is seeking a highly motivated individual for this Senior Civil Service appointment as HM Chief Inspector of Prosecution in Scotland.

Appointed by the Lord Advocate, the Chief Inspector is the head of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland.  The Inspectorate is a self-contained body within the Scottish Government and is responsible for the inspection of the operation of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

Appointment will be made on the basis of a 3 year fixed term appointment with the possibility of extension. The post is full-time but alternative working patterns will be considered.
For further information about the role and details of how to apply, please go to: quoting reference IRC70549.  Alternatively, please contact Shonagh Eadie, Scottish Government Senior Staff Team (

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 24 July at midnight.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a diverse workforce which reflects the people of Scotland.



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