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Job Title


Contract Term


Closing Date

Job Purpose


SQL Reporting Principal Executive


Full time/FTC 12 months

£34,173 - £41,824


The key purpose of the role is to design, development, implement and maintain data management solutions, Data Extraction Transformation and Loading (ETL) systems and routines and reporting from SDS customer management system (‘CSS’) using SQL data handling tools. 

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Project Manager


Full time/FTC 12 months

£34,173 - £41,824


This role will report to the Corporate Programmes Manager and lead on development and implementation of a new system to support core service delivery for SDS. The Project Manager will be responsible for all project management activity including project planning, change management, managing project interdependencies affecting the project, project reporting, project benefits planning and realisation, project resources and budget. While the role will require close liaison with Enterprise Information Systems (EIS ) and an external supplier ,this is not a Technical  Project Manager role, but more focused on the changes to the SDS Service Offer and change management of impacts to our staff, customers and stakeholders of that change.

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Solutions Architect


Full time/Perm

£43,354 - £51,005


Provide Solution Design Services to the partner organisations in the EIS Shared Service.

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Personal Adviser


Part time/FTC Apr 2016

£22,103 - £25,503


Working alongside other stakeholders and partners, Skills Development Scotland has a central contribution to make in delivering the government’s priorities for action within ‘Skills for Scotland’ – developing people, assisting employers and helping to improve the accessibility and coherence of learning and training opportunities.SDS provides Career Information Advice and Guidance (CIAG) services across 5 regions and teams are geographically dispersed across Scotland.

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Content Producer (Video)


Full time/FTC 30.06.16



Skills Development Scotland has an opportunity for an outstanding candidate to work with SDS as a Content Producer (Video). The successful candidate will have strong technical ability (filming and editing), good editorial judgement, excellent interviewing skills and great team working skills.

If successful, you will join the content production team. While producing high-quality video content you will be exposed to the general runnings of a thriving new media production department and will feed into idea generation, SEO, social media and other content.

The position offers a unique opportunity to play a key role in developing content in an environment that has informative and innovative content at its heart.

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EIS Project Manager


Full time/FTC 12 months

£34,173 - £41,824


The role holder is the primary business interface for the management and delivery of EIS projects for SE, HIE and SDS.

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