IT Network Technical Team Leader, (417.46),

at West Lothian Council
Location West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, United Kingdom
Date Posted May 9, 2019
Category Digital
Job Type Full-time
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40,001 - £50,000
Hours 36



36 hours per week.

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 new 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 4 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, IT Service Desk Team Leader 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 ITlLv3 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 be held on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

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


Applications must be made online at

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