Director of IT and Digital Services

London Borough of Islington
Salary circa £125,000

Islington is a dynamic, inner London borough serving over 206,000 residents. The council is determined to create a more equal Islington, where everyone who lives there has an equal chance to thrive.


Islington’s new Director of IT and Digital Services will hold a fast-paced role which touches every part of the council. You will support an ambitious digital strategy to deliver outstanding services that benefit the lives of all residents. You will lead a team of highly skilled and specialist subject matter experts, covering technology architecture design, enterprise planning, programme delivery, commercial and risk management.

This is the chance to join an ambitious London borough and lead a talented workforce. We are looking for a new Director who thrives on being a visible leader and whose integrity and commitment to standards will support elected members and staff with the complex and sensitive data issues that local authorities navigate every day. Your supportive and empowering leadership will ensure the service plays a truly enabling role across the whole council.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.


Closing Date: 14th January 2024

Useful Links
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