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West Lothian Civic Centre Howden South Road Livingston, EH54 6FF
£45,574 - £50,529 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week


1x 36 hours, 52.14 weeks per year - Fixed term for 1 year 

Interviews will take place on 29 June 2023

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

West Lothian Council is one of Scotland's most successful local authorities and has an enviable reputation for the innovative and extensive use of ICT in delivering and supporting services.
West Lothian is located in the central belt, within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow and is supported by excellent road and rail links.

Reporting to the IT Technology and Solutions Manager, this is a senior post within the IT Services structure and is critical in the delivery of effective and efficient IT Services. As Network Technical Team Lead your challenge will be to provide leadership and management to a team of 3 permanent Advanced Network Specialist staff responsible for delivering and supporting the council’s networking, IPT and network security infrastructure.

The post will work closely with the Education Technical Team Lead, Client Server and Software Technical Team Lead, and the IT Management team to provide an excellent IT service provision to all of our customers.

This permanent role provides an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the new IT structure within West Lothian Council IT Services.

IT Services structure is based on ITlL and you must have a solid understanding, knowledge and experience of good practice. Applicants will have extensive experience in IT with proven management experience leading a team of subject matter experts in the provision of effective and efficient 3rd line technical support. Applicants will also have proven experience dealing with IT technical delivery of projects using PRINCE2 methodology, Freedom of Information requests, Data Protection Legislation, IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.   

Our benefits package includes flexible working hours, up to 30 days paid holidays and 7 public holidays a year, average salary pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resources and access to a range of discounted staff benefits.

Interviews will take place on: Thursday 29th June 2023.

Please note, if you wish to discuss the role or would like any further information prior to making an application, please contact: Matthew Clarke, Interim IT Technology and Solutions Manager by email 

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