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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
Salary: £17,358 per annum with an excellent benefit package
Fixed term for 18 months

As a HIE Modern Apprentice you can earn while you learn and still gain a professional qualification by the end of the programme. This role provides the opportunity to gain administrative experience while undertaking workplace training in order to gain a Level 3 Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) in Business Administration.

You will ultimately be responsible for providing high quality administrative support to the team, using and becoming the office expert on a full range of systems and processes. You will play a key role in ensuring the quality and accuracy of management information and support client facing staff in the delivery of their daily duties. 

In time, the role will also provide a high level, efficient and responsive secretarial and administrative support to the Area Manager which will require working closely with senior staff and external partners and stakeholders. 

A high degree of initiative and discretion will be required in undertaking a range of
operational tasks from dealing with individual clients to organising events on behalf of the
team, and representing the Area Office at HIE wide meetings.

If you would like to know more click here.  To apply click here.

Job reference: 794
Closing date: 21st June 2018
Interview date: 27th June 2018



Other ScotGrad placement opportunities

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

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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