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Director of Technology

Director of Technology

Circa. £72,408-81,182


Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans are Scotland’s charities that supports people who are visually impaired or have sight loss. They provide a range of services including education, rehabilitation, and assistive technology to help people live independently and participate fully in society. Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans have a mission to TRANSFORM outcomes for people with sight loss, UNITE partners and communities to support more people and to THRIVE and care for the people they support and work with. The values and purpose of the organisation are crucial threads in making sure that non-one should face sight loss alone.

For 230 years, Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans has been supporting people impacted by vision loss with a substantial reach across Scotland, working for all ages of society.

Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans play an important role in continually shifting the conversation around sight loss, and contributing to achieving a fair, equitable society. Their services reflect the times we live in and meet the changing needs of the people we support.

Alongside an exciting new strategy development, the organisation is going through an internal restructure. As a result, Aspen People are recruiting for 3 key roles within the organisation:


  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Finance
  • Director of Technology


Director of Technology

The Director of Technology is an exciting role that leads a focus and purpose of making sure that Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans can achieve its charitable purpose of reaching the 180,000 people who need their support. Leading on a key IT and Digital Strategy, the Director of Technology will manage and develop an inclusive digital change programme, providing digitally enabled services for users across the charities. This role plays a key part in the Executive Leadership team.

We’re looking for a strong IT focused individual with a knack for people development. You will have existing experience leading a team to develop and grow the digital impact that Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans can achieve. Experience around programme or project management or data management would be expected, and we will be looking for a track record in digital, transformation and business delivery. Underscoring this, should be an ability to work across the senior leadership team collaboratively to identify, combat and utilise skillsets to challenges that may arise.

Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans are seeking senior leaders that share a passion for transforming, uniting, and thriving for the needs of Scotland’s 180,000 visually impaired individuals. Applications should strongly evidence how the values and frameworks fit with the applicant.

For more information, please visit If you have what it takes to lead Sight Scotland & Sight Scotland Veterans to the new stage, please get in touch with Kate Kennedy at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

Closing Date: Monday 5th June 2023

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter as one document via the apply button.