Qualifications Development
Business Area
Qualifications Portfolio Management
Salary range
£32,616 - £37,580
Type of Contract
Permanent Contract
Part Time/Full Time
Full Time/'Happy to talk flexible working'
Varied place & hours
Actual Hours
Closing Date
Ref No

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 a Team Leader to join the NQ Assessment Materials team to support the successful delivery of a range of operational activities.

The successful candidate will be required to lead and manage a multi-disciplined team of staff to ensure that a range of diverse operational activities are delivered to agreed timelines.. In order to do this you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following specific duties:

Lead and manage the planning, implementation, monitoring and control of processes and procedures across a range of operational activities.
Lead, coach, train and develop individuals to maximise performance
Contribute to and evaluate new process developments to meet current and evolving business needs

Additionally you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

Leading and motivating a team
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Have the ability to work to tight deadlines within a highly pressurised environment
Have good analytical skills with the ability to carry out complex numerical calculations

Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 8 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. SQA has a Gaelic Language Plan and is committed to its purpose.
Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn dealasach a thaobh nan amasan sa Phlana Cànain Nàiseanta Ghàidhlig.

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.

Job Location : Dalkeith
Company : Scottish Qualifications Authority (Sqa)
Position : Team Leader
Sector :
Employment : Full-Time
Post Code :
Contact : Dalkeith Scottish Qualifications Authority (Sqa) Contact Number

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