Food Standards Scotland is a distinct legal entity and staff joining from other organisations will be issued with a new contract of employment.  Food Standards Scotland is a Non-Ministerial Office, wich is part of the Scottish Administration, employing staff on Scottish Government Main terms and conditions and pay arrangements.  For more information please contact the recruiting manager named at the bottom of the advert. 

We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Enforcement Manager within the Food Standards Scotland based in Aberdeen. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments. 

Qualifications Required 
A qualified Environmental Health Officer or Food Safety Officer with an appropriate qualification recognised by REHIS/EHRB with at least three years post qualification experience, of which at least two years must be in food law enforcement.
Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Adaptable and embraces new ways of doing things, contributing ideas and energy to continuous improvement. 
2. Aware of impact on others and creates a positive environment for innovation, learning, health and wellbeing.
3. Communicates clear and creative ideas that meet the needs of a range of audiences ensuring objectives & outcomes are achieved.
4. Uses evidence to assess, measure and evaluate projects and policies, considering the impact on other policies and government outcomes.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find here.

To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Lorna Murray who can be reached at

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8500  or via email to

  • Job Reference
  • Salary Range
    £37418 - £45241
  • Closing Date
  • Contact Person
    Lorna Murray
  • Contact Email