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Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX
£48,994 - £53,617 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

Post Title:        ICT Technical Design Leads (4 posts)         
Location:          Highland Council HQ Office/Hybrid                       
Hours:              35 hours per week
Duration:          Permanent
Salary:              £48,994 - £53,617 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale

Contact Person: Allan Henderson Tel: 07814 231300 or email

Job Purpose: 2023 – will this be the year that you become part of a pioneering new ICT Enterprise and Technical Architecture Team with the Highland Council?

The Highland Council are seeking four new ICT Technical Design Leads to establish a vibrant and dynamic team.  Supported by the ICT Service Lead, the new ICT Enterprise and Technical Architecture Team members will effectively understand and translate business requirements into technical solutions.  The team will make its vision and presence known across the council, working proactively to provide a range of innovative solutions from integration/middleware technologies and strategies.  

We believe that our people are our most important asset.  Each team member will bring their individual IT strengths, whether it be architecture, design, enterprise or a combination of all.  Strong interaction, creativity and working collaboratively will be key to success and the team will be high performing, positively impacting across all services, bringing efficiencies through delivery of the Council’s ICT and Digital Strategies.

There is opportunity for hybrid working with a flexible base in any of Highland Council hub offices although regular team working in person in HQ or our Castle Wynd office in Inverness is also a requirement of the post so there is an expectation of weekly attendance in Inverness.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with an opportunity to be noticed for the difference you make, then apply today.  Our generous terms and conditions of employment make the Council an excellent choice for long term employment in the Highlands and we pride ourselves on caring for our staff.

To find out more about our dynamic and forward-thinking new team, or for an informal chat about the job roles, please contact our ICT Transformation Manager Allan Henderson at the contact details stated above.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and wish to request an offline application pack, please calll 01955 608279 quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce.  inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


  • Educated to degree level in a numerate/business/digital and technology related subject; or
  • Relevant industry specific qualification(s); or
  • Extensive relevant proven experience that demonstrates a similar level of knowledge and understanding.
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer