Head of IT

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Head of IT




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Job Description

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

My client is currently recruiting for a Head of IT  to join the team on a permanent basis. The candidate would work with all the latest technology and will play an integral role in both managing and delivering IT Applications and will be responsible all the infrastructure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day operations & develop the applications team, you will carry out performance reviews, identify issues and create the progression plan.
  • Manage and maintain the Applications and platforms into overall company infrastructure.
  • Maintain overall IT security to ensure adequate network and data security including firewall administration
  • Configure & test an appropriate Disaster Recovery capability to meet the business requirements.
  • Review, plan and implement proactive support upgrades, patching and all other maintenance activities when necessary.
  • Manage suppliers and ensure delivery of SLA’s for all systems.
  • Assist in delivering with the Groups Digital Transformation Programmes.
  • Manage Programme / Project Managers and other resources when needed
  • Maintain an Application Roadmap for the company
  • Escalate service issues with suppliers and ensure clear communication between business users.
  • Plan, support & complete implementation of IT projects, policies and application replacement programme to meet the business requirements.

Experience Required

  • Work closely with IT Leadership / Management to develop and execute IT Applications strategy.
  • Management of the IT budget to deliver highly cost efficient and effective solutions best suited to the business needs.
  • Keep update with current technologies and make recommendations based on knowledge and research.
  • Be available to travel nationally and from time to time internationally as required.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • A min of 3 + years in an IT Management position
  • Qualification in ITIL and Prince 2 (or equivalent)
  • Experience in Project Management utilising Waterfall and Agile Projects

Educational Requirements

  • Relevant Degree
  • Qualification in ITIL and Prince 2 (or equivalent)

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 40 Hour Working week
  • 25% Bonus
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Death in Service

How to Apply

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