Chief Digital Officer

Lincoln, United Kingdom
09 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Vice Chancellor's Office

Location:  Lincoln
Closing Date:   Sunday 04 September 2022
Reference:  MJXJ

The University of Lincoln is a dynamic, flourishing and globally connected institution with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. Ranked TEF Gold, Lincoln was named Modern University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. It is at the inception of a new strategic plan for 2022-27, with ambitions to grow with new investment and become a standard bearer for the delivery of academic excellence alongside regional regeneration and international connectivity. 

The role of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) is new at the University of Lincoln and is critical to the realisation of the University’s strategic goals. The CDO will advise the Senior Leadership Team on the development and use of digital technologies and infrastructure as an enabler to achieving their vision and objectives, supporting improvements in services and productivity and transforming the way students and staff work. Driving the University’s digital transformation, the CDO will ensure that services are designed around people and that digital opportunities are maximised in pursuit of these objectives.

The appointed candidate will be an experienced digital leader with a proven record of leading the design and implementation of digital transformation projects. They will have a thorough understanding of information management, as well as of current and emerging digital capabilities and as digital advocate, have the ability to generate multiple stake holder buy-in for customer-focused digital evolution that delivers outstanding value and customer service. This is an exciting opportunity to play a central role contributing to The University of Lincoln as it continues its successful growth trajectory.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the University of Lincoln on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference MJXJ. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by midnight on 4th September 2022.