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Regulation Analyst

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Job summary

Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) is a Non-Ministerial Office, which is part of the Scottish Administration. While SHR are a separate employer, they employ staff on Scottish Government Main terms and conditions. Staff joining SHR will be issued with a new contract of employment to reflect this and where existing SG civil servants transfer, their status as civil servants, length of service and their pension rights are unaffected.
£39312 - £47065
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
25 March 2021 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a B3 Regulation Analyst within The Scottish Housing Regulator based in Glasgow. 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.

This role will contribute to the delivery of the Regulatory Framework for social housing in Scotland, safeguarding and protecting the interests of over 600,000 tenants, 120,000 service users, 45,000 people and their families who may be homeless and 2,000 Gypsy/Travellers who can use official sites provided by social landlords.

The Regulation Analyst supports the Regulation Manager to monitor, assess and report on social landlords’ performance and RSLs’ financial wellbeing and standards of governance. They will also engage directly with social landlords where we require further assurance and contribute to the delivery of our annual operating plan.

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. High level of relevant specialist knowledge of social housing, professional competence and/or experience of working in a regulatory environment.
2. Effective relationship management with a track record of working collaboratively with internal and external colleagues/stakeholders.
3. Excellent written and oral communication skills together with highly developed organisational skills with experience of managing conflicting demands and responding to tight deadlines where tasks can be unpredicted and unpredictable.
4. High level of analytical skills with a track record of being able to interrogate analytical and management information to identify patterns and draw out key themes and findings to support decisions, risk assessment or policy development.

Nationality requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
• UK nationals
• nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UKs
• nationals of the Republic of Ireland
• nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
• certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
We strongly urge that EU nationals who may not have Settled or Pre-Settled Status make an application before 30 June 2021, to ensure their continued eligibility to employment.

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 John Jellema at John.Jellema@shr.gov.scot or 0141 242 5888.

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 interview application downloaded. This could be MS Teams or Webex for example. 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.  

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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