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Midlothian House 40-46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£29,679 - £32,234 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description


We are looking to recruit a Lead Job Analyst to join the HR team who will be responsible for evaluating all job remits within the Council in line with the Scottish Council’s Job Evaluation Scheme to evaluate factors and determine profile allocation outcomes.

You will establish job facts by conducting interviews and researching existing documentation.  Document job details for approval and undertake assessments using paper and computerised job evaluation procedures, ensuring that assessments areboth thorough and objective.  You will also handle all routine job detail related enquiries regarding the interpretation and application of the Scheme and the management reviewprocess in general.

You will also be responsible for updating the database of job details and carrying out general administrative tasks for the HR Strategic Lead. 

To apply you must have an HNC/SVQ3 level qualification, ideally in a Human Resources related subject.  Jobholders must be IT literate and conversant with the Microsoft Office suite; have strong interpersonal skills; and beable to objectively analyse, critically assess and present information to colleagues.  Experience of job evaluation and/or interviewing, ideally using the Scottish Council’s Job Evaluation Scheme is essential.

If this posts sounds like your ideal next move we would like to hear from you.  Closing date for applications is 19th February 2023.


Position Title: Lead Job Analyst

Directorate: Place

Location: Midlothian House (hybrid working model) 

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36 per week 

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday

Weeks per year: 52

Salary: £29,679.98 - £32,234.72

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.


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The Individual

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please email to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number. Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations.

Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.