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Business Support Assistant

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Salary A3 Salary - £19,314 - £21,482
Location Various
Hours Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date 10 September 2019 at midnight
Reference IRC70566IOE
Employment Type Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Business Support Assistant  within the Education Scotland  based in Glasgow, Livingston and Dundee. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

Education Scotland is the national improvement agency for Scottish education and an executive agency of the Scottish Government.  Our role is to promote improvement through inspection and review, innovation and change, from the early years to adult learning and to provide support and challenge to the education system. We are committed to embedding our values of excellence, creativity, integrity and respect in everything we do.

This post will be part of a wider team which provides business planning and support to the directorates across the organisation. This wider team is led by a C1 Head of the team. Supporting this role are 5 x B3 Business Partners and 3 x B1 Managers. This team  also includes numerous A3 and A4 colleagues who will support directorate administration requirements, reception and also support C3 colleagues within Education Scotland.

Qualifications Required
For jobs in Band A, you must hold a minimum of 5 Standard Grades (grades 1 – 3) or Ordinary Grades (A-C) including English and a numerical subject.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1.  Excellent organisational skills and ability to work using your own initiative.
2.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to build good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and collaborate effectively.
3.  Experience of providing administration support to senior management.
4.  Experience of working in a fast paced office environment, proficient in the use of Outlook, Word and Excel IT packages.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ann Cura who can be reached at email ann.cura@educationscotland.gov.scot or on 0131 244 3816.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8217 or via recruitment@gov.scot

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