16 Oct

Senior Policy Officer Legislative Planning Jobs Vacancy at The Scottish Government Edinburgh

Position
Senior Policy Officer Legislative Planning
Company
The Scottish Government
Location
Edinburgh SCT
Opening
16 Oct, 2018 30+ days ago

The Scottish Government Edinburgh urgently required following position for Senior Policy Officer Legislative Planning. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Senior Policy Officer Legislative Planning Jobs Vacancy at The Scottish Government Edinburgh Jobs Details:

We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Policy Officer on Legislative Planning within the Environment and Forestry Directorate based in Edinburgh. 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.

Scottish Ministers have been clear about their commitment to ensure that Scottish environmental standards are protected, maintained and enhanced, in the event that the UK exits the EU, and that we continue to ensure a long term, sustainable, future for Scotland’s agriculture. As part a major cross-cutting programme of work to enable us to continue to meet these commitments and deliver a fully functioning statute book should the UK exit the EU, you will be responsible for co-ordinating a programme of secondary legislation to address potential legislative deficiencies arising from EU exit across Environment & Forestry Directorate.

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. Excellent people skills and an ability to build relationships with people and to make connections at all levels across different organisations.
2. A strong analytical capacity and the ability to think strategically and creativity to develop and implement policy effectively within the wider strategic context, including in the context of developing legislation.
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to provide clear and concise advice and briefing to Scottish Ministers.
4. Proven ability of managing numerous competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and ability to work flexibly.

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 Katy Hindmarsh who can be reached at katy.hindmarsh@gov.scot or 01312449476.


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