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Ofsted wants a Programme Director to lead its digital change agenda

Matteo Natalucci Published 28 November 2017

£88k role will work with GDS to develop and deliver Ofsted’s wider technology, digital and data strategy


The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) is looking for a Programme Director to lead its digital change agenda. The new role, which carries an £88k salary, will be responsible for building digital capability across the digital and information directorate and wider organisation.

The Programme Director will report to the Director of Digital and Information and will be leading the teams responsible for Ofsted’s digital services and development, projects and programme management, and operational improvement.

Ofsted is a non-ministerial department, responsible for inspecting and regulating a range of educational institutions across the country and are accountable directly to Parliament.

Its digital and information directorate is responsible for leading the development and delivery of the organisation’s digital, technology and data systems.

The new post holder will lead the development of Ofsted’s digital systems, enabling the development of new digital services for internal users, leading on specific projects and ensuring they meet user needs, are cost-effective and support the government’s wider transformation strategy. (GDS here)

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate experience at a senior level, in public or private sector, of leading transformational change to digital systems to deliver cost savings and service improvements for customers.

Applications close on December 4.

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