Ref: 1625858

Original Listing

Company: 1625858

Salary: 46,889 - 57,503

Closing Date: Closing date: 1 Apr 2019

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, EH6 6QQ : Glasgow, Scotland

Digital, Data and Technology Profession Lead (IRC66589E) External

We are currently seeking applications for a Digital, Data and Technology Profession Lead within the Digital Directorate based in Edinburgh or Glasgow. 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.

This is a key post in the Office of Digital Capability and Talent which takes a lead role in managing and developing the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) profession across SG and associated bodies. The role provides the opportunity to take the lead in building the DDaT profession to deliver on the aims of the Digital Strategy for Scotland.

The role is an ideal opportunity to lead delivery of a high-profile and varied portfolio of work across the Scottish public sector.

Qualifications Required
For jobs in Band B & C you must hold a minimum of 3 Highers or equivalent.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

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. Experience of leading work in capability, talent, or HR that has resulted in tangible improvements to the organisation
2. Be challenge-focused with the ability to influence at all levels, including strong stakeholder management
3. Ability to communicate and present often complex information clearly to a range of audiences.
4. Adaptability, flexibility and willing to embrace new ways of doing things, contributing ideas and drive for continuous improvement.

For further details and to apply online, visit our website at To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via our website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Yorath Turner who can be reached at or 0131 244 0061.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact Resourcing Team on 0131 244 8217 or via