Seen this all before
Hiring someone in a "Digital" role who has not got a clue what they are doing. Next they will be hiring "consultants" to bring in bullshit digital low code software that no one has ever heard of. Piss away thousands on it because it "needs to work". Spouting out crap like "Infrastructure Free" and all manor of buzz words exposing how little they know. Unfortunately they only answer to people above them who have even less of a clue so they get away with their shit.
Several years later someone will expose the lies and how much money they pissed away on their ideology. But, because it's tax payers money, they'll try to brush the loses under the carpet. And to claw the money back they'll hire more "consultants" to make people redundant, force the other workers to do more work for less pay and then start hiring "interns" as cheap labour (which is also technically illegal).
Eventually the Digital Officer will leg it before being exposed for the hipster bullshitter with no clue, that they are. To only join another local authority to do it all over again.