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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is the Scottish Government's economic and community development agency for a diverse region which covers more than half of Scotland. HIE’s unique integration of economic and community development is central to its success in generating sustainable economic growth in every part of the Highlands and Islands, particularly in fragile areas.

HIE has administrative offices in Inverness, Benbecula and Auchtertyre as well as local area offices in Forres, Fort William, Thurso, Golspie, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Stornoway, Lochgilphead and Portree.

To find out more about HIE and its operations, visit our about HIE section. You can also download a copy of our current Operating Plan and Annual Report.

Please note, we do not accept speculative CVs, or CVs sent in support of job applications. To apply for any live vacancies, please proceed through our online application process.


Location: Inverness (other locations will be considered)
Salary: £33,638 - £39,398 per annum, excellent benefits package
Fixed term to 31st March 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager, employed by HIE, to deliver the Scotland Can Do SCALE project on behalf of multi-agency partners HIE, Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Funding Council.

To be credible in this role you will bring extensive public sector project management and reporting skills, a track record in marketing and communications and an understanding of customer relationship management.   You will also bring proven experience of working with and influencing different partners and stakeholders in regional/national projects as well as knowledge of the essential components that make up ambitious entrepreneurship.

You will also be a confident communicator, presenter and strategic thinker with the ability to appraise and manage complex projects and collaborate with multi-agency project partners.

A good knowledge of Scotland’s business and academic entrepreneurship landscape is desirable.

To find out more click here. To apply click here.

Job reference: 634
Closing date: 19th March 2017
Interview date: W/C 27th March 2017 - in Glasgow



HIE utilises ScotGrad to facilitate placements in the Highlands and Islands.


Location: Inverness
Salary: £19,024 per annum pro rata
Duration: 6 months

We are looking for a Communications Assistant to join our ScotGrad team in inverness to support the promotion of the placement programmes available in the region.

A key part of this six month role will be to bring fresh thinking to HIE's work in this field, assisting the ScotGrad team to raise the awareness of the programme primarily through digital marketing and video case studies.  The successful candidate will also gain experience of project management and delivery, student engagement and events management. 

To find out more and to apply click here.

Closing date:  19 February 2017


To view all current graduate placement opportunities in the Highlands and Islands click here.

To view all current student placement opportunities in the Highlands and Islands click here.




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