Head of Digital

Competitive Salary
03 Aug 2018
26 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Digital

Ecorys has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Digital based in Birmingham. This is a permanent and full-time position but part-time hours will be considered.

About Us

Ecorys is a leading provider of research, evaluation, communications and programme management services. We work for local, national and international organisations in the public, private and civil society sectors. Our work covers a wide range of areas including education and training, employment, civil society, justice and home affairs, SMEs, media, culture, sports and youth.

Working for Ecorys is an opportunity to work with dedicated people on meaningful policies that have an impact on people's lives around the world. We are a socially responsible, employee-owned organisation that gives 1% of our profits to charity each year. Our working culture promotes personal and career development and you will be part of a large international group with offices worldwide.

About the role

'Digital'# Ecorys is critical to the success of our business as it transcends across the full range of our service offer. Based on specific client needs, we develop fully tailored digital solutions. These can be delivered as stand-alone services or integrated into wider service packages. Our digital offer includes:

  • web development and online communities
  • social media management
  • creative, digital and traditional design
  • data capture/ management systems
  • data reporting and business intelligence systems

The post holder will lead the digital team, develop bids for and win new digital work ensuring the successful delivery of contracts. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge and expertise in developing digital solutions, a proven track record of business development and delivering successful bids.

In addition, you must be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills to motivate teams and drive innovation. You will work closely and proactively with other teams across the company to promote solutions and ensure 'digital' is integrated into our overall service offering and delivery.

The ideal person

As the ideal candidate for this role, you have excellent all-round digital expertise championing innovative digital approaches. You have experience of developing and successfully implementing business development strategies particularly in the UK market. You are in your element when discussing with clients to understand their needs, offering and presenting solutions. You are a strong leader and will have managed large teams. You are comfortable with negotiating and influencing at senior level.


Salary dependent on experience and expertise. In addition, we offer employees 25 days holiday per year, a performance-related bonus, private healthcare for yourself and family, a company pension and more.