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Head of Digital Transformation & IT Operations

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Job summary

C3 - £71,881 - £74,343
DDaT Pay Supplement* £4,000 per annum pro rata
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
10 September 2019 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Head of Digital Transformation & IT Operations within the Scottish Public Pensions Agency based in Galasheils. 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.

The Scottish Public Pensions Agency is an Agency of the Scottish Government. Our principal role is to administer the pensions for employees in the National Health Service, Teachers’, Police and Fire-fighters’ pension schemes in Scotland. The Agency is currently delivering an innovative change programme to position it for the future, with a focus on public service delivery in a digital environment.

The Head of Digital Transformation & IT Operations will have a significant impact on the Agency’s transformation, working closely with the Chief Executive as a member of the Strategic Leadership Team to deliver digital improvement projects. The Head of Digital Transformation & IT Operations will develop a specialist team and exemplify best practice, ensuring that the Agency fully utilises digital technology to deliver excellent customer service.

Qualifications Required
Degree-level qualifications and/or significant relevant experience will be required.

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. Extensive experience of digital transformation projects, IT service management and software supplier management
2. Significant experience in a senior leadership role, with the ability to develop dynamic teams, structures and processes
3. Experience of business development, including conducting market research and tendering for new business
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience communicating complex information to a diverse range of audiences

To apply, please submit a CV outlining your relevant skills and experience for the role (no more than 2 sides of A4) and a personal statement (of no more than 750 words). When considering how your experience relates to the role, please tailor your CV and personal statement to reflect the role and the essential skills/criteria as described in the job description/person specification via this website before the closing date. CV and personal statement should be one document.  To learn more about this opportunity, please contact SPPAChiefExecutive@gov.scot.


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