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  • Ref no: IMS00108
  • Published: 14/1/2020
  • Closes: 31/1/2020
  • Location: East Lothian Council, John Muir House, Brewery Park, EH41 3HA
  • Salary: £34,045.00 - £40,055.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

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The Improvement Service (IS) is a publicly funded company limited by guarantee, with a total annual budget in the region of £8 million. We exist to support councils and their partners to improve the health, quality of life and opportunities of all Scotland’s population through community leadership, strong local governance and the delivery of high quality, efficient local services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen based within East Lothian Council for a Technical Lead to support the replacement of the housing management system for East Lothian Council.

The Technical Lead will be responsible for the design integrity, including integrations for the replacement Housing Management System, in line with technical requirements. Working closely with the project and operational teams they will ensure that delivery is compliant with user needs, aligned with IT strategy and standards and delivers a high quality and effective solution. This will involve participation in tender preparation and evaluation and liaising with software suppliers and ELC IT Service.

The successful candidate must have experience of the Systems Engineering lifecycle of a solution which includes requirements capture, design, analysis/modelling, integration, test, acceptance and implementation.

The successful candidate would be joining a dedicated project team delivering a key council system, offering potential for personal development and growth

The IS also invites applications from candidates who wish to be considered for the post on a secondment basis.

For more information about this role, download the full job description.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please get in touch with Caroline Rodgers, East Lothian Council Transformation Programme Manager.

Location: East Lothian Council, John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington however the post will require travel to other Council offices in East Lothian.

Duration: 3 years fixed term with possible extension.

Hours: 36 hours per week

Interviews will take place weeks commencing 17th February 2020.

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