SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community.

SQA have a Gaelic Language Plan and are committed to its purpose.
Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn a' creidsinn gu dàrachdach agus na h-amasan a tha air cur a-mach sa Phlana N`iseanta don Ghàidhlig.

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The following opportunities are currently available.


International Consultant Opportunities

Information on vacancies for Curriculum for Excellence are available from the

Curriculum for Excellence section


Administrator, Operations: Logistics & Customer Engagement

SQA is recruiting for two Administrators to provide high quality customer service and administrative support to enable the delivery of SQA products and services within an events environment. You should be educated to SCQF Level 4 (e.g. National 4/SVQ 1), or be able to demonstrate direct relevant experience for this role.

Regional Manager, Business Development & Customer Support

SQA is recruiting for a Regional Manager, to work across England. Reporting to the National Manager, the post holder will be required to seek new business opportunities for SQA, grow uptake of products/services, meeting and exceeding sales targets.

Head of Contract Operations

SQA is recruiting for a Head of Service for the Contract Operations business area to lead a successful team in the operational delivery of a range of contracts including assessment & testing services, national qualification framework developments and other areas of technical vocational education and training.

Head of Opportunity Appraisal & Bid Managment

SQA is recruiting for a Head of Service for the Opportunity Appraisal & Bid Management business area. Reporting to the Business Development Director you will be responsible for leading a high performance team ensuring SQA is successfully pursuing the right business opportunities in the right markets.

Administrator, Policy Assessment Statistics & Standards

SQA is recruiting for an Administrator to provide an efficient level of administrative support to assist the work of the Policy, Assessment, Statistics and Standards business area.

Freedom of Information & Data Protection Manager, Quality Systems & Planning

SQA is recruiting for a Freedom of Information & Data Protection Manager to take a lead role in identifying requirements, taking action, promoting and providing specialist advice on SQA’s obligations to comply with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Data Protection ct 1998 and the Public Sector Equality Duty.