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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is the Scottish Government's economic and community development agency for a diverse region which covers more than half of Scotland. HIE’s unique integration of economic and community development is central to its success in generating sustainable economic growth in every part of the Highlands and Islands, particularly in fragile areas.

Aspiring to make a difference

We support employees in their work with businesses and communities to develop economic growth across the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

HIE is an outward-looking, forward thinking, customer-focused organisation whose staff are empowered to use all their talents, skills and knowledge to build a successful and competitive region where more people want to live, work, study and invest.

HIE has administrative offices in Inverness, Benbecula and Auchtertyre as well as local area offices in Forres, Fort William, Thurso, Golspie, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Stornoway, Lochgilphead and Portree.

To find out more about HIE and its operations, visit our about HIE section. You can also download a copy of our current Operating Plan and Annual Report.

Please note, we do not accept speculative CVs, or CVs sent in support of job applications. To apply for any live vacancies, please proceed through our online application process.



Based in Inverness - other HIE office locations in the Highland Council region will be considered

Starting salary: £34,993 per annum, excellent benefits package

Salary progression from £34,993 to £40,588 per annum

Fixed term to 31st March 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a STEM Engagement Manager, employed by HIE, to work closely with the Director to deliver the vision of the Science Skills Academy.

You will oversee and support the delivery of Newton modules to young people in Newton rooms by STEM Engagement Officers.  Newton modules are programmes of inspirational and hands-on STEM activities.

To be credible in this role you will bring significant, demonstrable experience of working in an educational or training setting, and have a proven track record in presenting and delivering STEM subjects and activities to external audiences.

You will also be a problem solver and strategic thinker, with experience in line management and multi-partner stakeholder engagement.

A sound knowledge and understanding of Primary and Secondary Education sectors is essential

An awareness of post-school STEM education and career opportunities is desirable.

To find out more click here.

To apply click here.

Job reference: 838 

Closing date: 6th January 2019 

Interview date: w/c 14th January 2019 - in Inverness

Informal enquiries should be directed to Andrew Johnston - Science Skills Academy Project Director on 01463 383020 or email:


Watch our video to hear from some of our staff about working for HIE

Other ScotGrad placement opportunities

HIE utilises ScotGrad to facilitate placements in organisations in the Highlands and Islands.

To view all current graduate placement opportunities in the Highlands and Islands click here.

To view all current student placement opportunities in the Highlands and Islands click here.



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