Data & Project Coordinator - #562542

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

Date: 1 week ago
City: Glasgow
Salary: £32,616 - £37,580 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)


Business Development

Business Area

Contract Operations



Salary range

£32,616 - £37,580

Type of Contract

Permanent Contract

Part Time/Full Time

Full Time/'Happy to talk flexible working'


Varied place & hours

Actual Hours


Closing Date


Ref No


The Scottish Qualifications Authority is Scotland’s national awarding and accreditation body. We are trusted to oversee thousands of qualifications that are available in schools, colleges and workplaces, not just in this country, but around the world.

We are looking for a Data & Project Coordinator to work within the Contract Operations team.

The successful candidate will be required to process and analyse data used by the team in the delivery of trialing, assessments, qualification registers and quality assurance services for clients. This includes the delivery of data solutions, high quality reports and data feeds to fulfill client requirements. Also, the co-ordination of special projects across team. Additionally acting as the lead for compliance and business continuity by carrying out related activities across the business area. To do this, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Have advanced knowledge and experience of using Microsoft packages such as Excel and Access. This must include a knowledge of and ability to use advanced Microsoft Excel formulas, functions, VBA and pivot tables to process and analyse data.

  • Have excellent attention to detail and work to validate and document the data analysis or project being undertaken coupled with proven experience communicating results of data analysis to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Have strong analytical and excellent problem-solving skills

  • Experience in taking ownership of tasks and largely work independently of the line manager to perform the role

Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 8 (e.g. SVQ 4/HND) and/or be able to demonstrate direct relevant experience for this role.

SQA offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent. These include but are not limited to a career average pension scheme; staff well-being and health assistance programmes; development opportunities and 27 days annual leave in addition to 14 days public holiday.

Please note, as part of this role there will be a requirement to attend and service a number of events in England during August. This will require a number of consecutive days, details of which will be confirmed.

If you think you’ve got the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in this exciting opportunity please apply below.

SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community. SQA has a Gaelic Language Plan and is committed to its purpose.
Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn a' creidsinn gu h-àrachdach agus na h-amasan a tha air cur a-mach sa Phlana Nàiseanta don Ghàidhlig.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Disability Confident Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


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