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Senior HR Administrator

Job summary

£23344 - £24909
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
27 January 2021 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for Senior HR Administrators within the HR Shared Services based in Edinburgh. These are permanent and pensionable appointments 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.

Scottish Government is committed to building an inclusive, varied workplace and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. We are striving to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work.
We appreciate not all applicants can commit to a 37 hour working pattern and are considerate of all working pattern requests.

Are you passionate about providing a great Customer Service? Are comfortable dealing with different priorities?
An exciting opportunity now exists within HR Shared Services for you to come and join our team. We provide a range of HR support services to staff in the Scottish Government and a number of public bodies. In a busy operational environment we support approx. 12500 customers by offering services from HR Help, Payroll, and Pay Admin to Pensions.

Our services are key to staff being paid accurately and on time. Flexibility along with the ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and quick-paced customer service environment are crucial to our success.

If this sounds like you we'd love to hear from you.

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. Ability to work flexibly as part of a team and be able to prioritise and manage your workload against deadlines within a demanding and fast-paced environment.
2. Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage competing priorities whilst delivering consistently high standards of customer service.
3. Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
4. Competent and confident using computer based systems and Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Outlook and Excel.

Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.

In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview. In addition, a personal device of choice, which has the Skype for Business application downloaded. This will allow candidates to undertake the interview/assessment if selected. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds.

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 submit a CV via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Donna Thomson by email at donna.thomson@gov.scot.

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

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