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  • Ref no: ABC06847
  • Published: 17/10/2020
  • Closes: 1/11/2020
  • Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
  • Salary: £26,301.00 - £29,957.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Marischal College
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Invest Aberdeen team, tasked with delivering on plans to significantly increase the amount of investment into the region. Invest Aberdeen has been set up by the two local councils as a new inward investment bureau. The team is outward facing and this role will require the post-holder to support a wide range of activities and projects that are developed and delivered through the inward investment bureau. For more information, visit:

Job Purpose

To provide support to varying projects as part of the Business and Skills team, to ensure that the Project Officers and Senior Project Officers are supported in delivering the varied tasks associated with managing complex, multi funded and strategic projects in the areas of international trade, investment, business support, employability and skills.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
HND, or equivalent level qualification in a relevant discipline.


The post holder will be expected to                                                                           

Undertake overseas travel as part of the role.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
Proven ability to organise work.
Proven ability to submit information in a timely and accurate manner.
Proven experience of planning and monitoring workloads.
Proven experience of working with multiple colleagues.
Proven experience of delivering presentations using a variety of methods and media ranging from small groups to large conferences.
Proven experience of preparing a range of materials for a time bound task.

The Individual

Please see Job Profile and additional document for further details

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships


Further information can be found at

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