Birmingham City Council

Digital Inclusion Project Leader

Aston Learning Centre, 99 Whitehead Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 6EJ
17 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

Fixed Term Contract required till 31st December 2023

**For existing employees a secondment may be considered, subject to eligibility criteria**


A vacancy has arisen for a Digital Inclusion Project Leader. The role involves developing and implementing the City Council’s Digital Inclusion strategy ensuring that residents needs are met across the city of Birmingham including the Council’s priority groups. 

You will also develop and maintain relationships, work closely with existing partnerships and stakeholders to build greater capacity in the city, align programmes and develop joint community-based initiatives.

You will also develop and finalise the action plan and the key outcomes against it that will bring to fruition the City’s Digital Inclusion Strategy. To lead and manage a team in Digital Inclusion areas of responsibility by providing comprehensive, high quality support and timely processes that will achieve the ambition of eliminating the digital divide in the city. 


Please give particular attention to the essential criteria for the role as outlined on the Person Specification when making your application.

Travel between meeting partners and BCC offices will be required, and travel expenses can be claimed according to BCC Approved Mileage Scheme.  The successful applicant will be flexible as some evening and Saturday work is required.  You will need to hold an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification in subject relevant to the area.


For informal enquiries please contact Sameena Asmat, Head of Faculty Vocational Skills, Digital Inclusion & Employability, on 075 2222 8644, or you can alternatively email


Ref: BCC002579


We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken


Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.

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Job Description & Person Specification

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