Scottish Qualifications Authority
Dalkeith, GB
3d ago

Job Description

The Scottish Qualifications Authority is Scotland’s national awarding and accreditation body. We are trusted to oversee thousands of qualifications that are available in schools, colleges, and workplaces, not just in this country, but around the world.

We are looking for an Administrator to work within the Qualifications Development Directorate in our NQ Assessment team.

NQ Assessment is responsible for the secure production and delivery of a wide range of assessment materials for National Qualifications.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Administrator who will support the production and delivery of assessment materials in a wide range of subject areas.

You will also provide high quality administrative and customer support.

To do this, you must be able to demonstrate skills and experience in the following specific duties :

  • Providing high quality administrative support accurately and according to plan
  • Providing high quality customer service to a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Formatting documents accurately according to set house style rules
  • Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience :

  • Using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other IT systems proficiently
  • Managing time effectively and completing tasks to deadlines
  • Working as part of a team
  • Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 4 (SVQ 1 / National 4 or above) and / or be able to demonstrate direct relevant experience for this role.

  • SQA offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent whilst also offering hybrid working as default. These include but are not limited to a career average pension scheme;
  • staff well-being and health assistance programmes; development opportunities and 27 days annual leave in addition to 14 days public holiday.

    Find out more here : SQA Benefits

    If you think you’ve got the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in this exciting opportunity please apply below.

    SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community.

    Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn dealasach le na h-amasan sa Phlana Cànain Nàiseanta Ghàidhlig ( SQA has a Gaelic Language Plan, and we are committed to the aims of the National Gaelic Language Plan

    We are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Disability Confident Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


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