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Corporate Resilience and Business Continuity Lead

Job summary

£38541 - £46599
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
14 July 2020 at midnight
Employment Type
Fixed Term Appointment - Fair and Open

We are currently seeking applications for a Corporate Resilience and Business Continuity Lead within National Records of Scotland based in Edinburgh. This is a 23 month fixed term 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.

National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a non-Ministerial department of the Scottish Government, supporting the Registrar General for Scotland and the Keeper of the Records for Scotland.

As the official Scottish national archive we hold over 800 years of irreplaceable national documents spanning the 12th - 21st centuries touching on virtually every aspect of Scottish life. We are the Scottish official source of demographic statistics and administer the census of Scotland's population, preparing currently for the next Census in 2021. We produce information about our population, households, migration, vital events (such as births, deaths and marriages), life expectancy and electoral statistics which help inform policy decisions across central and local Government, and the private and third sectors. We make our information as accessible as is reasonably possible and are committed to making more information available over time through digital channels. The post is based in our Corporate Services Directorate.

The focus of this role is to lead and support the organisation in contingency and business continuity planning and delivery; designing and delivering effective recovery strategies and bespoke improvement reviews.

Qualifications Required
For jobs in Band B & C you must hold a minimum of 3 Highers or equivalent.

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. Experience in business continuity planning or delivery.
2. Delivery of projects or work to achieve performance improvements.
3. Ability to work well with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a common goal.
4. Proven ability to present and clearly communicate complex information to colleagues at all levels.

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 Anna Krakowska who can be reached at Anna.krakowska@nrscotland.gov.uk  

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

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