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North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, AB25 1BN
£34,434.17 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

The Advert

North East Scotland College (NESCol) is delighted to be leading two Scottish Funding Council (SFC) Regional Pathfinder projects in the North East of Scotland:




Strategic Partnership – to explore joint planning, provision of programmes, development of programmes and some shared services

NESCol and The Robert Gordon University

Enhancing the School Senior Phase

NESCol, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council, The Robert Gordon University and The University of Aberdeen


The College is looking to recruit two Project Co-ordinators.  We are seeking highly-motivated individuals to project manage each of the NESCol-led Regional Pathfinder Projects in the North East of Scotland.  These are rare and exciting opportunities to be part of high profile projects.


The projects are part of the SFC Regional Pathfinders which have been established to enhance collaboration on education and skills among regional partners.


These posts are fixed-term for up to 12 months, and are also available as potential secondment opportunities, subject to agreement by current employer. 


The successful candidate will ideally hold a first degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent relevant experience.  Candidates should have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimal supervision and have an experience of working across organisations to deliver a service or product.


The closing date for applications will be 9 February 2023.  Interviews will take place on 20 February 2023.


Person Specification


1        First degree (SCQF Level10) in a relevant subject area or equivalent relevant experience



2        Proven ability of succinct report writing and presentation compilation and delivery that enables decision making

3        Proficiency in digital packages such as Microsoft Excel, Teams and Outlook

4        Good working knowledge of the Scottish education system*

5        Awareness of digital packages and good working practices

6        Excellent oral communication and presentation skills.

7        Accuracy and attention to detail

8        Ability to work effectively on their own and as part of a small team

9        Knowledge of GDPR legislation.




10      Experience of the Scottish education system*

11      Experience of developing performance measures which can be used to monitor and report on the impact of own work and that of others.

12      Experience of co-ordinating projects, ensuring these are delivered on time.

13      Experience of working across organisations to deliver a service or product.



14      Commitment to College values and equal opportunities

15      Commitment and ability to meeting deadlines

16      Effective Team player but also able to work on own initiative.

17      Ability to Support colleagues in the collation of data.

18      Able to develop positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

19      Flexible approach to new ways of working, meeting the demands of the post and to support with other tasks as required

20      Ability to maintain appropriate confidentiality

21      Current driving licence*



(criteria marked * are desirable, all others are essential)