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Senior Policy Officer, Student Interests, Access & Pathways

Salary in the range (E3): £40,086 - £46,662 per annum (1.0 FTE)

We are looking for talented, experienced and enthusiastic people with experience of delivering successful outcomes in a public policy environment to join us as Senior Policy Officer in Student Interests, Access & Pathways team. You will be experienced in policy development and/or implementation and in monitoring and evaluating projects/programmes.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 13 February 2023.

Full details and how to apply.

Senior Policy Analysis Officer, Student Support

Salary in the range (E3): £40,086 to £46,662 per annum

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic policy professional with experience of student support, funding and public policy development to join the Funding team within our Finance Directorate.

Reporting to the Assistant Director Funding, this post will lead on the development and implementation of student support policy and the associated funding. Working closely with SFC colleagues, colleges, the Scottish Government and other key stakeholders, the Student Support team is responsible for all aspects of student support policy including the allocation of funding for student bursaries, childcare, Educational Maintenance Allowances and discretionary funds.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 8 February 2023.

Full details and how to apply.

Data Engineering vacancies

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is just beginning its Digital transformation journey. With this comes significant opportunity to be a part of our digital innovation to support broader internal transformation, but most importantly using digital innovation to connect the Scottish Funding Council with tertiary education, research and Scottish Government in modern ways that enables us to achieve our strategic ambitions nationally.

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Head of Data Engineering (salary range £53,721 to £63,363)
  • Senior Data Engineer (salary range £40,086 to £46,662)
  • Data Engineer (salary range £32,883 to £38,724).

Please visit for further details and to apply through our recruitment partner, Reed. The closing date for applications is 11.55pm on 19 February 2023.

SFC Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

SFC attaches importance to equality and diversity and where possible work to create an environment that provides equality of opportunity for all individuals. Please complete our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form [DOC] (also available in PDF) and return it with your application. This information will help us to monitor the implementation and effectiveness of our Equality and Diversity Policy.

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