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Council HQ, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, EH41 3HA
£28,979 - £32,666 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Vacancy Information

Temporary secondment cover for 2 years
Monday - Friday, 09.00-17.00 (flexi time / flexible start and finish times)
To start: ASAP

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us).   

Applications from current permanent employees wishing to undertake this role as a temporary secondment are welcome.  Please discuss with your line manager in the first instance.

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  
This post may be considered for home or hybrid working in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies, and the requirements of the service.  Options will be discussed with candidates at interview. All employees must be based in the UK.

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

Relevant Qualifications
HNC/SVQ 3 or equivalent and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

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 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.UK website.

Additional Information

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Please note: East Lothian Council 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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