Digital Team

The Digital Team deliver and ensure a consistent digital provision across all internal and external facing platforms across the County.

Key responsibilities

  • To provide and support digital systems to enable volunteers and teams to perform their tasks effectively.
  • To ensure that all systems are appropriate, safe and secure.
  • To support the provision of systems within Districts where doing so at the County level is requested and fits in with the concept of acting “at scale”.
  • To advise the County Leadership Team on appropriate policies, processes and procedures in relation to digital provision.
  • To provide support and advice to District Digital Teams including the development of a community of practice.
  • Manage (either directly or through delegation) access to County digital systems
  • Regularly review system security
  • Manage contracts and subscriptions for digital services
  • Administer the budget for the team
  • Provide and maintain a Digital Strategy that supports and enhances the strategic aims of the County Leadership Team
  • Scope opportunities for new or replacement systems that offer an enhancement to Essex Scouts in terms of time, experience or money

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls