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Researcher – Patrick Harvie MSP

  • Part time
  • £26,000 – £30,727 pro-rata
  • Regional office, Finnieston, Glasgow
  • Closing 27th September 2019

  • Advertised from 10th September 2019
  • 22.2 hours per week (flexible working hours; Tue-Thu preferred, but subject to negotiation)


From tackling the climate emergency to building a fairer economy and making the case for Scotland’s place in Europe, the Green Group of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament are leading the change. This is a rewarding role that will put you at the heart delivering our vision of a fairer, greener Scotland.

Working as part of the team supporting Patrick Harvie MSP’s work in Parliament, this role will involve preparing for parliamentary business, with a particular focus on his responsibilities as Co-Leader, and the Finance and Constitution portfolios. You will provide policy research, analysis and advice. You will work with the rest of the Green Group and its staff team, and maintain contacts with relevant organisations. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a passionate, proactive individual with someexperience working in campaigns or policy, knowledge of parliamentary processes and the Scottish political landscape, and the ability to bring creativity to the job.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

Please email a cover letter and CV to by 12:00 Friday 27 September. You should ensure you demonstrate how you meet the person specification as set out above in your application.

Please note that the Scottish Green MSPs are currently hiring for a number of roles, all of which are advertised at Candidates are welcome to submit applications to more than one vacancy.

Interviews will take place in early October in the Scottish Parliament.

To arrange an informal discussion about this role, please email Jon Molyneux at