Partnership Officer - Solarhus

Shetland Islands Council

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  • Reference: SIC03435

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The Partnership Officer reports to the Executive Manager – Community Planning & Development.

The Partnership Officer provides information and advice to the Executive Manager – Community Planning and Development to support service, directorate, corporate and Partnership Board decision making. 

The postholder is responsible for providing support to the Shetland Partnership, including for example the Performance Group, Resources Group or other forum by undertaking a lead officer role e.g. agenda planning in consultation with the Chair, carrying out data collection and research, co-ordinating performance measures and statistical analysis through to leading on areas of policy development and service review as well as general support for the Community Planning & Development Service. 

The postholder provides professional advice to the Executive Manager, Director and Elected Members with respect to the development, planning and delivery of services to ensure the Council fulfils all statutory requirements and implements relevant policies in respect of these services.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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Additional Information The grade of this post is G/H/I/J Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum This post is career graded - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Solarhus, 3 North Ness, Lerwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Vaila Simpson, Executive Manager, Tel - 01595 744375, Email -

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.




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