Development Consultant - 2 posts

Development Consultant - 2 posts

Salary: £29,674 (total range £29,674 - £32,873)
Contract: Fixed term (for 2 years), full time – 35 hours a week.  
Location: Edinburgh (requests for flexible working will be considered)

sparqs is a charity working with Scotland's university and college sectors. Our mission is to foster a culture of partnership between students and staff which enables the Scottish education sector to respond to challenges and realise its ambitions to provide the best possible experience for each and every student.

We are seeking two enthusiastic and dedicated people to deliver a range of activities including training, consultancy support and research and development projects. Some of our current projects include developing learner voice in schools, supporting mental health and wellbeing in the curriculum, engaging apprentices and supporting effective learner journeys. We would welcome applicants with experience in these or similar areas. The role involves frequent travel throughout Scotland and occasional international travel.

You will have a commitment to supporting the role of students in delivering improvements to college and university life and a good range of key skills including excellent interpersonal skills, written communication skills and experience of delivering training or facilitating workshops.

We promote a working environment that provides equality of opportunity and principled cultural values.

How to apply

Full details and an application form can be downloaded below:

Completed application forms should be sent to  Please note that we do not accept CVs.  Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 29th July 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday 9th August 2019 in Edinburgh.  Only successful applicants will be contacted.


If you have further enquiries, please contact Hannah Clarke, Senior Development Consultant - or call 0131 622 6599.

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