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Our current vacancies

Our current vacancies

Explore the jobs that are currently open for applications. Pay attention to each closing date so you can make sure to get your application in on time.

Job vacancies

Specialist - SMAS

We're looking for a specialist to join the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) and support the team to help manufacturing businesses stay competitive in a changing landscape.

Salary: £54,362 (rising to £55,398 from 01 Jan 24)

Closing date: 11 January 2024

System Operations Specialist

This is a fixed term contract of 18 months in the Service Delivery team. You'll work with colleagues from across Scottish Enterprise to design, develop and deliver our online grant service delivery system.

Salary: £47,376 

Closing date: 17 January 2024

The application process

Online application form

Fill out our online application form for the role you’re interested in. You can save as you go along, and return to complete it any time before the deadline. Only upload a CV if you’re asked to.

Initial decision

Using a blind recruitment process, we’ll review your application along with all other submitted applications. We’ll always contact you to let you know whether your application has progressed to the next stage or not.


If your application looks suitable, we’ll invite you to an interview – either remotely or in person. You may be required to provide a presentation or complete an exercise. In some cases, you may be asked for a second interview.

Final decision

We’ll contact everyone we interview to let them know if they’ve been successful or not. If you’ve been successful we’ll be in touch with our offer. If you accept, we’ll provide your contract, confirm your start date and provide any other information you need.

Why choose Scottish Enterprise?

Adrian Gillespie, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise, talks about some of the things that make Scottish Enterprise an exiting and unique place to work.

No matter what area you choose to work in, you’ll be contributing to our shared ambitions, like making Scotland’s economy fairer, wealthier and greener, as well as helping Scotland’s businesses to innovate, find investment and achieve their international ambitions.

Just starting a new career?

If you’re just starting your career or planning a career change, our graduate programmes, internships or apprenticeships could help you get started. They offer insights into various aspects of Scottish Enterprise, and in some cases give you the chance to work across multiple teams.

Explore career starter opportunities

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Got a question?

If you’ve got any questions about our vacancies, life at Scottish Enterprise or the application process, feel free to get in touch.

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