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Head of Digital and Technology

Get Connected in Carlisle

Head of Digital and Technology

Package up to £65,000 per annum. Full Time Post (37 hours a week)

Would you like to be part of an ambitious organisation that wants to drive forward positive change? Carlisle is the Capital of Cumbria, the City of the Lake District and the beating heart of the Borderlands. Working alongside private and public sector partners, there is genuine shared ambition to make Carlisle the best it can possibly be.

To help us make this happen, we need a Head of Digital and Technology. This new role will report direct to our CEO and will ensure that we have a business strategy in place to adapt to all digital challenges.

The successful candidate will need to champion the use of information and technology and have understanding of all aspects of our business - helping us get better connected.

We offer an excellent benefits package with flexible working, a generous pension scheme and fabulous development opportunities.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit the following:

  • A comprehensive CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements. Please provide details of your current remuneration package and two professional referees together with a brief statement of the capacity and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted before final interviews without your express permission.
  • A supporting digital recording (maximum five minutes) setting out how you would lead on the transformation of our digital offer, business processes and with clear examples, how you meet the essential criteria as highlighted in the Person Specification.
  • A completed Diversity Monitoring form. All monitoring data will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not affect your application in any way; you may select ‘Prefer not to say’ if you do not wish to answer any questions. 

For further details please visit our website 

To have an informal discussion with our CEO, please email his PA Tracey Crilley at

Please email your CV to stating the role you wish to apply for in the subject field. Once this has been received, we will send you instructions on how to send us your digital recording.

The closing date is 12noon on Friday 17 July 2020 and interviews will take place week commencing 3 August 2020

Head of Digital and Technology

Carlisle City Council
Carlisle, UK
up to £65,000 per annum. Full Time Post (37 hours a week)

Published on 17 Jul 2020