Head of IT

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Head of IT

Dublin

Permanent

Negotiable

Ref: E7151NB

Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Head of IT to join the team on a permanent basis.

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a Head of IT to join the team on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop & grows the IT team into a highly functioning, efficient, & effective team.
  • The candidate will oversee all IT operations and evaluates them in line with corporate strategy and established goals
  • Responsible for the design, development & maintenance of all internal & external IT support systems to agreed scope and plan.
  • Ensure that technology standards & best practices are maintained across the whole organisation.
  • Innovating processes, procedures and engagement to improve service
  • Work with key business functions & users to evaluate & identify the technology platforms for delivering the company’s products and internal services.
  • Provide the Leadership Team with effective & proactive updates and reporting on IT related matters
  • Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish and maintain partnerships with IT providers
  • The candidate will be Responsible for all areas of IT Security & Compliance
  • Oversee the technological infrastructure within networks / computer systems in the organisation to ensure optimal performance
  • Develop & grows the IT team into a highly functioning, efficient, & effective team.
  • The candidate will oversee all IT operations and evaluates them in line with corporate strategy and established goals
  • Responsible for the design, development & maintenance of all internal & external IT support systems to agreed scope and plan.
  • Ensure that technology standards & best practices are maintained across the whole organisation.
  • Innovating processes, procedures and engagement to improve service
  • Work with key business functions & users to evaluate & identify the technology platforms for delivering the company’s products and internal services.
  • Provide the Leadership Team with effective & proactive updates and reporting on IT related matters
  • Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish and maintain partnerships with IT providers
  • The candidate will be Responsible for all areas of IT Security & Compliance
  • Oversee the technological infrastructure within networks / computer systems in the organisation to ensure optimal performance

Experience Required

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Expertise in IT governance, compliance & project management
  • Understanding Data warehousing / Business Intelligence / Data Architecture
  • Experience in analysis, evaluation & implementation of IT systems & their specifications
  • Excellent understanding of computer systems (HW/SW), networks & applications

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Expertise in IT governance, compliance & project management
  • Understanding Data warehousing / Business Intelligence / Data Architecture
  • Experience in analysis, evaluation & implementation of IT systems & their specifications
  • Excellent understanding of computer systems (HW/SW), networks & applications
  • Experience of working effectively at senior levels across the business and contributing successfully to strategic business agenda
  • Experience of building & managing relationships with 3rd party vendors to ensure best value & high-quality services are delivered
  • Excellent communication and proven people management skills – Project Management skills are desirable
  • Someone who has a can-do attitude and is happy to get involved at a technical, hands on level if required but is also able to take a whole business view of every situation
  • An interest in and understanding of IT and Software / Database Technology
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Educational Requirements

  • BSc/BA in computer science, MSc/MA a plus

Working Hours & Benefits

40 hour working week

Bonus

VHI

Pension

How to Apply

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