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Chief Executive

Salary range £121,000 - £141,000

We are looking for someone to provide strategic and operational leadership to implement SFC’s long-term objectives in relation to education and learning, enterprise and skills, research, innovation and creativity. The Chief Executive will lead SFC’s work with colleges and universities to sustain and develop a coherent and connected system of world-class further and higher education for Scotland.

Full details are available online


Human Resources Advisor (temporary post)

Salary in the range: £28,923 - £34,737 pro rata

To help us cover a secondment and staffing changes we have a temporary opportunity for an experienced Human Resources professional to work within our Human Resources team. This temporary post is expected to last up to the 31 July 2019.

The post-holder will provide support and advice to line managers and staff and contribute to the development and implementation of our Human Resources policies and procedures as well as handling recruitment and selection activity. We also expect that the successful candidate will be involved in supporting corporate Human Resources and Organisational Development initiatives and projects, including change management and staff learning and development.

Skills and experience

Applicants should have broad generalist experience in Human Resources together with an understanding of implementing and developing HR policies and procedures within the workplace to take account of operational and legal requirements. Working as part of a small team you must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders. Strong analytical capability and the ability to exercise good judgement will enable you to make an effective contribution to the team and you must be competent in the use of IT packages, including Word and Excel, with the ability to operate Human Resources Management Information Systems.

Associate or Chartered Membership of the CIPD, or working towards this, is essential.

Applications from under-represented groups, including minority ethnic backgrounds are particularly welcomed, because these groups are currently underrepresented at SFC.

No CVs accepted unless submitted with a completed application form. No agencies.

Please send your completed application and equal opportunity monitoring form to: humanresources@sfc.ac.uk

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 15 August 2018. We expect to hold interviews the week commencing 27 August 2018.

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Human Resources Advisor job profile [PDF]

Human Resources Advisor conditions of service [PDF]


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