Resourcing Manager for the Scottish Prison Service

HMP&YOI Grampian AB42 2YY
Up to £30,356 depending on qualifications and experience
31 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Scottish Prison Service

Resourcing Manager

Up to £30,356 depending on qualifications and experience, plus civil service pension and generous annual leave

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) as a Resourcing Manager. The role is based in HMP&YOI Grampian and is responsible for the design and delivery of attraction and assessment solutions for a range of roles within the establishment.

You will work closely with the Resourcing Team, based in Polmont, and the wider business to develop the Resourcing function as a credible, business-aligned and proactive service. You will manage recruitment delivery for key areas of the business and contribute to the development of policy, systems and best practice in recruitment.

This role will give you the platform to contribute to the development of the Resourcing function and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your own knowledge and skills. In doing so, you will drive improvements in recruitment practice through your involvement in a number of critical work areas, including:

  • High level Prison Officer recruitment
  • Development of attraction strategies and understanding of market forces and seeking opportunities to promote the SPS.

You will have experience of working within an HR or Recruitment role, providing support, advice and direction to others in policy, processes and techniques. You will also have experience of conducting research and producing management reports.  In addition to your excellent organisational and problem solving skills, you will have the confidence and skills to foster effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders and influence others to achieve desired outcomes.

For information on the job, including the full job description and person specification, and to apply for this vacancy please visit the Careers section of the Scottish Prison Service website:

We are committed to your personal and professional development and offer a wide range of career progression opportunities. 

Closing date: 17th June 2019