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Chief Digital Officer for Social Security

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Job summary

Circa £80k
Around 42.00 per week
Closing Date
20 May 2016 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

Applications are invited for a new senior digital role in Scottish Government, this is one of three roles currently being advertised.

This provides a unique opportunity to have a direct influence on the new powers introduced under the Scotland Act 2016.  This is set to be a high-profile and exciting time for digital alignment and delivery support to a range of programmes, with continuing political, public and media interest.
The postholder will be the technology leader and digital champion for social security services in Scotland. As such, you will be responsible for developing the strategic approach to digital services and IT for our new social security powers.

To be successful in any of this role you will have or develop an understanding of the current and future landscape for digital public services in Scotland, and provide strong leadership and senior-level advocacy for the development of technology solutions that support immediate and future business needs.

Applications are invited using the on-line application form at www.work-for-scotland.org where you will also be asked to register your details and download a separate supporting statement form.

Supporting Statement

This should be no more than 2 sides of A4 and should explain how your qualifications, skills and experience meet the key essential criteria for the role.  If you feel that one example is sufficient to demonstrate the level of your competency in more than one of the essential criteria you do not have to provide additional examples.

Please also send us your CV should provide details of your qualifications and career history with dates and reasons for leaving.

Please e-mail both documents to SCSHR@gov.scot quoting reference IRC31067.

The closing date for applications is Friday 20 May 2016.



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