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.

Disability Confident LogoWe are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Two Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

The following opportunities are currently available.


International Consultant Opportunities

Information on vacancies for Curriculum for Excellence are available from the

Curriculum for Excellence section


Service Desk Engineer

SQA is recruiting for a Service Desk Engineer to provide 2nd level support for staff and external organisations with technology and equipment issues by diagnosing the problem, initiating a corporate fix, resolving it and/or recommending a suitable course of action.

Assessment Standards Manager, Research, Policy, Statistics & Standards

SQA is recruiting for an Assessment Standards Manager to manage a range of projects and undertake research on the assessment of SQA qualifications. This may include developing good practice guidance, writing policy papers, research reports and making presentations to both internal and external audiences and conferences.

Operations Manager, NQ Delivery: Assessment & Data Services

SQA is recruiting for an Operations Manager to proactively manage operational risks and lead and manage teams to achieve a range of operational targets. You will need to be a strong leader with significant experience of process management/improvement, and staff development.

HR Manager (Policy), HR & Organisational Development

SQA is currently recruiting for an experienced HR Manager (Policy) who will be responsible for the maintenance and development of SQA’s suite of HR policies. The job holder will need to ensure that, not only are they legally compliant and contain best practice, but will also ensure that they meet the particular needs of our business.

OD Officer (x2), HR & Organisational Development

SQA is recruiting for two OD Officer's to design, source and/or deliver effective development solutions and materials for SQA staff, through consultation and research, to ensure the achievement of operational objectives.