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Be part of building Scotland’s future
This is a great opportunity to enhance and increase Scottish Enterprise’s (SE) impact when it delivers interventions in the Scottish economy. As part of a small, supportive team, you will work to develop projects that deliver economic development and environmental benefits for Scotland.
As a Researcher, you’ll develop new methodologies for appraisal and evaluation, and build an understanding around what works in delivering economic development benefits. You will play a key role in building evidence and thinking that influences current and future interventions.
You’ll manage and deliver your own portfolio of work. The workload is varied, and will give you the chance to collaborate with colleagues across SE.
Your responsibilities will include:
Who we’re looking for
You should have understanding of economic development and the principles of appraisal and evaluation. You’ll also have good interpersonal skills, and be able to work with people of varying levels of seniority with ease. An inquisitive mind is a must.
Your skills, abilities and experience should include:
Ideally, but not essentially, you’ll also have:
Further information on the role can be found in the attached role profile.
How to apply
If you're interested in this role, please complete your application form by 8 February.
First interviews – Tuesday 21 February
Second interviews – Tuesday 28 February
Being part of Scottish Enterprise means being open to new ideas and trying different ways of working. We support each other to reach our full potential. We celebrate shared success and learn together when things don’t go so well. And we always treat each other fairly, with respect and understanding. Together, we are the difference.
At Scottish Enterprise, we’re proud to celebrate difference. Diversity of experience and thought is vital to the success of our vision for the future of every community across Scotland. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applicants from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, gender identity and expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
We commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required, not only during the application and assessment process but throughout employment with us.
We have the following networks which are open to all colleagues to help drive inclusion, Disability Positive, Gender Balanced, Multi-cultural, Multi-Generational and Pride (LGBTQ+).
Apply now to build your future with us.