National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

Working for National Records of Scotland

Working for National Records of Scotland

Interested in working for National Records of Scotland?

National Records of Scotland employs approximately 430 staff working in a variety of roles for example, Archivists, Statisticians, conservators, customer services, exhibitions and finance.

In addition to recruiting for permanent roles, we offer Student Placements, Graduate Trainees and fixed term appointments.

Current Vacancies

 

Census Community Engagement Officer (B2) – Fixed Term Appointment

£30,652 - £35,110

National Records of Scotland (NRS) is seeking applications for a Community Engagement Officer. This is a 12 month fixed-term (without fair and open competition) and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a communications and engagement role in Scotland’s Census, as we prepare for the next census in 2022. It is not often in communications and engagement that your audience is truly everyone in Scotland, but that is the scale of the challenge ahead of us as we prepare to deliver a digital-first census. Sitting within the Census Communications and Engagement team, you will be responsible for helping to encourage participation in the census across Scotland among key groups, delivering need-to-know information to those groups through events and engagement activity, and motivating, informing and energising our stakeholders.

You will report to the Community Engagement Manager, and will work alongside colleagues leading on internal and external communications, marketing, branding and media relations for the census.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.


Project Managers (B3) – Fixed Term Appointment

£38,541 - £46,599

National Records of Scotland (NRS) is currently seeking Project Managers. These are 23 month fixed-term (without fair and open competition) and pensionable appointments and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range.

These roles will sit in our Delivery Directorate and, as well as managing the core activities of the Directorate, will work in other areas of NRS, including Scotland’s Census 2022, for short periods to critical programmes and projects to ensure flexibility and a core of PPM delivery experience in the organisation.

The roles will be responsible for the development of detailed plans, identification and management of cross project dependencies; identification and management of associated risks, issues, change, resource management and regular reporting into the programme governance structure.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.


Head of Registration Process – Permanent Employee

£38,541 - £46,599

National Records of Scotland (NRS) collects, preserves and produces information about Scotland's people and history and makes it available to inform current and future generations. This information is collected in a variety of ways, including the registration of births, still-births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

The registration service in Scotland is delivered as a partnership between NRS and the 32 local authorities across the country. Local authorities are responsible for the recruitment, day-to-day training and remuneration of registration staff. NRS Registration Division administers the civil registration of vital events.

As Head of Registration Process you will play a key role in heading up the teams responsible for a variety of significant functions, including change of name; general registration; marriage, civil partnership and corrections; and logistical support for the whole of the registration service in Scotland.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.


Assistant Archivist (B1) – Fixed Term Appointment

£26,155 - £29,192

An exciting opportunity for an early career archivist/ records manager to work as assistant archivist has arisen within Records and Archives Engagement Branch in the National Records of Scotland. Records and Archives Engagement Branch liaises with record keeping bodies across Scotland, in both the public and private sector, to support and develop records and archive services nationally.

The post will work with the Public Records Scotland Team, assisting with improvement models under the Progress Update Review (PUR) and liaising with bodies undertaking PUR scheme. The post will also support Archive Strategy and Liaison Team, contributing to the continuous development of NRAS archive policies and assisting with engagement activities.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.


Technical Project Manager (B3) – Permanent Employee

£38,541 - £46,599

National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a Non-Ministerial Department (NMD) within the Scottish Administration. NRS performs the registration and statistical functions of the Registrar General for Scotland and the archival functions of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland, including maintaining the archives as one of Scotland’s five National Collections.

The Technical Project Manager will provide project management skills to a wide variety of projects both within IT Services and working with other business areas to deliver projects and work packages. The prime responsibility is to ensure that assigned projects produce the required products within the specified tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.


Senior Solution Architect (C1) – FIXED TERM APPOINTMENT

£48,930 - £61,006

National Records of Scotland (NRS) is a Non-Ministerial Department (NMD) within the Scottish Administration and is responsible for the Census in 2022 for Scotland.

In this post the Senior Solution Architect will be the technical authority across multiple work streams within the Census 2022 programme. They will be accountable for the technical solution being delivered. This will involve managing multiple stakeholders and design assurance against 3rd party deliverables.

For further information and to apply, simply visit Work for Scotland website.