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Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
£23,304 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

Fixed term position for 12 months
Days and Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday, 09.00-17.00 (flexi)
To start asap

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Intern to join East Lothian Council for 12 months working within Corporate Finance on a Purchase to Pay project. The successful candidate will be working within a new team and should possess excellent organisational and communication skills.

IMPORTANT - Criteria for Applicants
As part of East Lothian Council's 'Support for Employability' commitment to promote youth employment opportunities in the County, and with funding from the Young Person's Guarantee, the following criteria must be met by applicants applying for these posts:

Degree level qualification in a related discipline
Graduated within the past 2 years
Aged up to 24 years
Attended an East Lothian Council school or currently reside in East Lothian

You will be asked to confirm you meet this criteria when you complete the application form.

Please NoteHome Working 

East Lothian Council’s new Homeworking Policy, which came in to effect from 1 September, was developed for employees who wish to apply for homeworking on a contractual basis. Homeworkers will generally work all of their contracted hours at home but will be expected to attend an office base as required. This should generally not be for more than 20% of their overall contractual hours but could vary from week to week or even over a year.

For these roles, ELC are happy to support applications for contractual homeworking for those who wish to work remotely.

Job Details

To work with key internal and external stakeholders to develop systems and implement innovative and more efficient ways of supplier management a part of a project team

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
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

Relevant Qualifications
Degree level qualification in a related discipline
Graduated within the past 2 years

The preferred candidate for this post 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 you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will 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.UKwebsite.

Additional Information

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on

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. 

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