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Is there really a difference? Would "Director" lead several "Head of"?

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    I think this probably varies between institution, as with many job titles. Could you specify a specific situation (i.e. different job openings where you've seen this)? If not, I don't think there's enough information to give you a helpful answer. – Aurora0001 Sep 29 '17 at 15:22
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    Director is typically a US term, Head of something is more typical in EU corporations. It is just words, titles are fungible. But the whole concept of Director of DevOps is a little bit like Director of Teamwork. "Let's make this department of teamwork, name its director and all our teamwork will be done by those people. See how efficiently we solved a lack of teamwork?" – Jiri Klouda Sep 29 '17 at 17:38
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It is not clear whether there is a clear difference between a Director of DevOps and a Head of DevOps, e.g. according to this vacancy both roles are the same, while according to this the Head of Devops is the owner and responsible for DevOps, while a Director of DevOps is responsible for implementing a DevOps culture.

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