Current vacancies

Office Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,206 – £36,266
  • Dundee
  • Closing 19th September 2021

Mercedes Villalba MSP is looking for a full-time Office Manager to join their team.

MSPs are employers in their own right. In this role you will lead a team supporting Mercedes Villalba in carrying out her duties as a regional MSP for North East Scotland. You'll work in a dynamic and fast paced environment to provide an outstanding service for constituents.

This is a vital and high-profile role in which you will closely support Mercedes to ensure the smooth and effective running of both her regional and parliamentary offices. You will organise office processes, manage staff and ensure workflows operate in such a way that Mercedes has all the information she needs, when she needs it and that constituents’ needs are met. You will also act as political adviser to Mercedes, acting as a sounding board and providing advice and guidance on local and national issues, campaigns and media/social media activity to promote her parliamentary activity.

Previous work or volunteering experience in a political office is highly desirable but not essential. Of greater importance is the ability to plan, organise and deliver positive results in a busy and fast-paced working environment. You must be able to focus on the detail, ensuring that things are done right and in accordance with Mercedes’ expectations while also being able to assist her as she forward-plans her key priorities for this session of the Scottish Parliament.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they meet all of the requirements set out below to be considered for interview for this role.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with an ambitious and pro-active regional MSP who is committed to her values and principles and who aims to have real impact both in terms of supporting her constituents and advancing her political aims. If you want to join Mercedes on the journey, please submit your application by clicking on the link below.

Mercedes Villalba, MSP, positively encourages applications from suitably experienced candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Candidates sympathetic to the MSP’s aims and values would be desirable. Mercedes also actively encourages all of her employees to join a trade union and take part in the trade union movement.