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Senior HR Administrator

Job summary

Salary A4: £22,556 - £24,159
Location Edinburgh
Hours Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date 10 September 2019 at midnight
Reference IRC74291E
Employment Type Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Senior HR Administrator within the Directorate for People based in Saughton House, Edinburgh. 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.

HR Shared Services provide a range of services to staff in the Scottish Government and a number of public bodies.  We are responsible for paying around 10,000 people from an annual pay bill of approximately £395 million. We are also responsible for the provision of Pension Administration.

It is a busy operational environment, which is structured around meeting key monthly deadlines and delivering a high level of customer service.  In order to facilitate those demands you will need to work flexibly to meet business needs.

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 or an equivalent HR qualification or experience. 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. Ability to work flexibly, prioritise and manage your workload against competing deadlines within a demanding and fast paced environment.
2. Good verbal and written communication and numerical skills.
3. Experience of working as part of a team with the ability to work flexibly with colleagues to deliver business objectives and excellent customer service.
4. The ability to analyse and understand information and interpret policies, to identify options and make recommendations.

Provisional Dates for Sift and Interview
Sift - To be confirmed.

Interviews - Interviews are scheduled to take place on week commencing 30th September 2019.

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. You will also find a job description for each of the roles  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 Lauren Smith who can be reached at lauren.smith@gov.scot or 0131 244 1920.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 2843 or via recruitment@gov.scot.

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