Digital Workplace Leader

Up to £46,560

Full Time, Fixed Term - 1 year

Corporate Resources

Thanet District Council

Thanet District Council serves the beautiful coastal towns and villages in East Kent; including Broadstairs, Margate, Ramsgate and Minster, providing an array of services to over 127,000 residents.

Thanet is a great place to live and work. Our historic seaside towns of Ramsgate, Margate and Broadstairs are rich in heritage and opportunity. With the multi-million pound Turner Contemporary Gallery, the fast speed rail link to London, and the popular Westwood Cross shopping centre - this is an exciting time to join Thanet District Council. We are determined to improve the quality of life for local people. We believe that by listening to local people, working in active partnership and by being prepared to do things in an innovative way we can accelerate improvement and best meet the challenges ahead.

The Role

The digital workplace leader will be an experienced professional who leads the effort to create a work environment that exploits digital trends and encourages digital dexterity through the adroit use of technology. The goal is to improve employee agility and engagement so that Thanet District Council can profit from changing business models and improved workforce effectiveness in order to achieve its organisational goals.

You will need to demonstrate

  • Experience in leading and implementing change
  • Ability to influence and motivate outside of hierarchies
  • Ability to negotiate with multiple stakeholders to ensure digital goals are achieved
  • Sound knowledge of the benefits of cloud technology and the ability to articulate the benefits
  • Experience of delivering successful projects

Due to the nature of this role, this is a politically restricted post.

All posts include generous annual leave, flexible working (some posts excluded), a 37 hour week, as well as access to the local government pension scheme. 

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 14 August 2017.


For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Tim Willis on 01843577617 or at .

Closing Date: Monday 31 July 2017

Interview Date: To be confirmed

To Apply

Please return your application form to:

You should receive an automated acknowledgement once you have submitted your application, should you not receive this please contact EKHR on 01304 872799 between 9:00am - 5:00pm

EK Human Resources
Dover District Council Offices
White Cliffs Business Park
CT16 3PJ

Please note, we do not accept CV's. If you submit a CV this will not be submitted to the manager for short-listing.

If you would like us to post an application form to you please contact us:

Tel: 01304 872799 between 9:00am - 5:00pm