ScotGrad - Highlands and Islands

Graduate placement vacancies

For the candidate to be eligible they must hold a minimum of an HNC and have graduated within the last four years without a permanent job at a graduate level for more than a year since their latest graduation. All candidates that meet this criteria and have the skills for the job can apply.

Current vacancies in the Highlands and Islands:

Vacancies in the Highlands and Islands will be posted below as and when available. We advertise placements all year round with immediate start dates. Watch the video on the left hand side (called 50th anniversary) to find out more about the Highlands and Islands region. To read one of our latest graduate case studies and to register please visit the ScotGrad website


Graduate Researcher - Social & Economic Benefits

Established in 1998, Westray Development Trust (WDT) has grown to become one of Orkney’s   largest Development Trusts. They now have an exciting placement opportunity for a Graduate     Researcher. The successful candidate will undertake research to develop a process to calculate the social benefit of our loan service and consolidate the existing grant assessment methods.

Start Date: 8th January 2018

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Closing date: 31/10/2017

Apply on the ScotGrad website.


Graduate Civil Engineer

Based in Oban, North West Marine (NWM) is a growing company, specialising in Diving and Marine Services.  NWM undertake a variety of different operations, ranging from Mooring and Pontoon Installations/ Services, Marine Civil Engineering, Pier and Harbour Repairs, Fish Farm Support and Vessel Support. They now have an exciting 12 month placement opportunity for a Graduate Civil Engineer, which may lead to a permanent position for the right individual.

Start Date: December 2017

Salary: £24,000 to £26,000 per annum, depending on experience.

Closing date: 31/10/17

Apply on the ScotGrad website.


Graduate Marketing Assistant

MIME Technologies are a young company with a significant focus on digital health and care. They currently have an opportunity for a graduate looking to strengthen their marketing experience, working 28 hours per week for 9 months.

Start Date: 01/12/17

Salary: £18,500 to £20,000 pro-rata, per annum

Closing Date: 23rd October 2017

Apply online on the ScotGrad website.


Marketing and Process Improvement Officer

Nessgro Ltd, situated near Inverness, is an award-winning supplier of root vegetables to leading UK supermarkets. They are now looking to recruit a graduate to deliver a 6 month project that will involve reviewing, enhancing and integrating their current digital platforms to streamline processes. This placement may lead to a longer term role within NessGro for the successful candidate.

Start date: 01/11/2017

Salary: 22,000-25,000 pro rata

Closing date: 22/10/2017

Apply online on the ScotGrad website.  



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