Dumfries and Galloway

Director of Digital Services

Ref: 630| Posted: 17th Jan 2022

Durham Professional Services is delighted to be working in partnership with our client to recruit a Director of Digital Services. Located in the beautiful town of Dumfries, in the south west of Scotland, this role will appeal to candidates located close to Dumfries or those of us who have moved away but would desire a return to the region. The role is a permanent one and will require candidates to be based onsite when allowed to do so. Until then the role will be WFH

This role is responsible for leading the digital strategy. You will lead the development and delivery of digital systems and Infrastructure. This is a new role, leading a small team to ensure that we can achieve our aim to be one step ahead.

Key Skills Required

We’re looking for someone who is capable strategically but also able to be ‘hands on’ and get things done. Agile and pragmatic in approach, we expect a solution-focused approach and the ability to influence others to transform.

This role will be responsible and accountable for the full range of information and digital services, cyber resilience and for continuous improvement and direction of digital transformational change across the organisation.

This includes all areas of the client, particularly digital services. As such you will have a Digital Services background and a qualification at Degree level or above or experience at SCQF Level 9 or above.

We want you to be an experienced leader who is reflective and outward looking to drive innovation in services whilst also having effective leadership and management skills to contribute to the development of the strategy and the delivery of its targets.

You will have technical IT and procurement knowledge and the ability to manage a large, multi-skilled Information and Data Services team.  

You will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with people across the spectrum of responsibilities and experience whilst offering outstanding customer focus with excellent attention to detail and high standards in all that you do

This is a wonderful opportunity to take on a rewarding role in an idyllic location.

For more details on this role please send your cv to or call 0141 244 0246.

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."