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Ref no:
EAL08204
Published:
20/1/2023
Closes:
5/2/2023
Location:
Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
Salary:
£30,859 - £34,545 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Yes

Vacancy Information

Hourly rate of pay: £16.91-£18.93

Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, 09:00-17:00 (flexi-time applicable)
To start March

An opportunity has arisen for a Systems Development & Business Support Officer to work within our Revenues Service based at John Muir House, Haddington.

Our Systems Development & Business Support Team is responsible for managing, supporting and developing a wide range of Council systems and working with our Services to develop and improve their business.

As well as being educated to a minimum HNC level in Finance, Business Management, or IT, together with 3 years' relevant working experience, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience of leading successful projects, excellent communication skills, initiative, creativity, analytical thinking and problem solving.

Home Working Consideration
Applications for homeworking or hybrid working will be considered for this post, subject to a trial period and in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies which can be found here. Home or Hybrid working options can be discussed with candidates invited for interview. All applicants must live in the UK and will be expected to attend Council offices from time to time as required.

 

Job Details

To design and develop system processes that support and improve our business and to assist with system housekeeping, data security and data quality across all systems.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Experience: 
Educated to HNC or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

Disclosure
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note:
If a Disclosure check is required and you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will also be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:
www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form.