Smart Data Delivery Manager


£39,312 - £47,065

Closing date:

3 Dec 2021

We are now seeking a Smart Data Delivery Manager with experience to work with a talented team of digital resources in enhancing and improving the service we provide to Scotland.

Reporting to the Smart Systems Advisor within the Smart Ticketing Programme team in our Bus, Accessibility and Active Travel Directorate, you will deliver, maintain and develop robust Smart Travel and Open Bus Data Standards and Data Quality solutions, processes and guidance, working with stakeholders and Policy to take those through Transport Scotland Governance for approval. As such you will work closely with many transport data areas, such as Product Owners, Project Leads, Solutions Architects, Business Analysts and Data Architects ensuring that the Transport Act Open Data Standards are adopted to support the Programme delivery of a range of travel data activities to support Government objectives.

We are also undergoing an ambitious programme of travel data transformation, delivering an improved open data platform for passengers and travel data providers and management of these contracts will be a key part of this role.

By modernising and making access to public transport easier and more convenient, the SIT programme aims to encourage model shift to more sustainable public transport and reduce car journeys, delivering against key Government objectives to lower carbon emissions and take climate action.

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to be involved at the forefront of smart and data delivery for Scotland; you will be central to delivering and improving key public services, directly contributing to the modernisation of, and improved access to, public transport information, encouraging model shift to more sustainable public transport and reduce car journeys though better information and services, supporting the key Government objectives to reduce carbon emissions and take climate action.

DDaT Pay Supplement

This post attracts a £4,000 DDaT pay supplement after a 9 months DDaT competency qualifying period. Pay supplements are temporary payments designed to address recruitment and retention issues caused by market pressures and are subject to regular review.


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.

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