Assistant Digital Smart Systems Manager

The Smart and Integrated Ticketing (SIT) team, in the Bus, Accessible and Active Travel Directorate, was established to deliver the Scottish Ministers smart vision “That all journeys on Scotland’s bus, rail, ferry, subway and tram networks can be accessed using some form of smart ticketing or payment”.

The Assistant Digital Smart Systems Manager is responsible for effective delivery of complex, high-risk products and services, supporting the Digital Ticketing Systems Manager in ensuring coordination and best practice to ensure delivery of Government smart agenda.

The technical management will also entail future-proofing and constant evolution and development of the smart card system to encompass multi-channel technologies, to in turn ensure that the emerging architecture enables efficient and effective delivery, in co-production with external partners, of smart ticketing and payment across public transport networks.


The current salary range for this role is £37,418 - £45,241 (pro rata for part time). This post attracts a £4,000 Digital Data and Technology (DDaT) pay supplement after a 9 months competency qualifying period (pro rata for part time). Pay supplements are subject to regular review.

Closing date

Midnight Tuesday 26 November



Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland and is accountable to Parliament and the public through Scottish Ministers, with a budget of around £2 billion per year. Transport is a vital feature of the Scottish Government's focus on increasing sustainable economic growth, and transport investments and policies have major impacts on the economy, people, and the environment.