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Assistant Clerk (Committee and Chamber Offices)

  • Full time
  • £33,037 – £41,777
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th May 2019

Want to work in one of the most influential places in Scotland? Now is your chance!

We are looking for an enthusiastic multi-tasker to work within our Committee and Chamber Office as an Assistant Clerk. Working in either office you will be part of a team in which you will play a key role in supporting the Members of the Scottish Parliament in inquiring into and debating issues of importance to the people of Scotland, in holding the Scottish Government to account and in deciding on new laws.

You will have an acute awareness of Scotland’s political machinery and interest in topical issues and current affairs. With exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to communicate complex information effectively and build and maintain a range of relationships, both within and outwith the Parliament. You will also have effective leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate staff. In addition, you will have excellent problem solving and organisational skills in order to manage competing priorities to meet tight deadlines, as well as being able to devise long term plans and strategies.

We offer a great range of benefits including 41.5 days of leave (including public holidays), the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, and family-friendly policies.