Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities within the Joint Board.

ict SUPPORT manager

Organisation:                      Lothian Valuation Joint Board

Post:                                      ICT Support Manager

Location:                              17A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9FL

Salary Scale                        £37,123 – £42,955 (Pay Award April 2020/2021 (£38,237- £44,244)

Grade                                    PO2/3

Hours                                    35.75 hours per week (Full time)


Who we are

Lothian Valuation Joint Board is an independent public authority that was established by The Valuation Joint Boards (Scotland) Order 1995.


What we do

Provide a professional valuation and electoral registration service for East Lothian, the City of Edinburgh, Midlothian and West Lothian Councils in respect of compilation and maintenance of the Valuation Roll, Valuation (Council Tax) List and Registers of Electors.


Our aim


To provide high quality, effective and responsive services to all of our stakeholders. In support of our services Lothian Valuation Joint Board operates a 120 client LAN comprising of primarily Windows 7 clients in a VMWare SAN based Windows Server environment.


The Post

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated driven individual who has a passion for IT, problem solving and strong in-depth knowledge across a range of IT infrastructural technologies.


On Offer


We provide a competitive salary, excellent conditions of service which includes flexi-time, flexible working and 32 days annual leave including public holidays rising to 40 days.


You will be able to demonstrate

Management of staff and experience of working collaboratively in a team environment; building working relationships with others and have the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and take personal responsibility for prioritising your own workload.

The successful applicant will manage two support technicians and work in conjunction with an internal development team and will be responsible for the management and support of the LVJB network infrastructure ensuring proficient and sustainable ICT resource deployment.  There will be a responsibility to ensure service level capacity, service continuity and security/availability management. The role will require working directly with the Corporate Leadership Team and Heads of Service to identify, recommend, implement and support effective technology solutions for the Board.

We are looking for the successful candidate to be have essential technical skills to include Virtualisation Technologies in particular VMWare management, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Server and Microsoft Exchange with knowledge of EMC SAN environments.  An understanding of the compliance process for access to the Public Services Network (PSN) would be desirable.  A number of current client and server technologies are approaching end-of-life and the organisation is currently undergoing a process of transformational change.  This will require a comprehensive review of our ICT infrastructure giving consideration to either cloud or hyper-converged solutions in which this role would take the lead.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 3 September 2019.  Application forms, job descriptions and additional information are available at our website.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Manager, Lothian Valuation Joint Board, and 17A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9FL or e-mailed to personnel@lothian-vjb.gov.uk by 12.00 noon on Thursday 29 August 2019.  Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

If you wish to discuss the post further, please contact Bernie Callaghan, Head of Governance on 0131-344- 2517


Note ~ Successful candidates will be required to provide a Basic Disclosure Check Certificate.


“Committed to Equal Opportunities”


LOCATION: 17a South Gyle Crescent, EH12 9FL | SALARY: £34,185 to £37,082 per year | CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed Term | POSITION TYPE: Full Time | HOURS: 35.75 hours per week
Full Time

There are Currently no Vacancies within Lothian Valuation Joint Board