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Head of IT

  • Huntingdon
  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Permanent
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Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Head of IT IT Jobs in Cambridgeshire Our well respected and customer/employee driven client is looking for an experienced Head of IT to be based in their Head Office in Huntingdon, but be able to travel to all the sites if and when required, you will be entitled to the use of a Company Vehicle for this purpose. You will be responsible for an immediate team of three IT professionals, together with supporting the technical needs of a wider network of around 950 employees. The Group consists of 21 businesses, located across seven counties. These businesses are of varying sizes and, as such, their IT requirements are of varying scales and complexities. Included within these are a vast Fleet function and a Central Call Hub. In addition to the daily needs of these businesses, as registered via the Company's IT Helpdesk, you will have executive responsibility for new installations; and the analysis of new software opportunities. Your key responsibilities will include: •Evaluating user needs and system functionality, to ensure that IT facilities remain fit for purpose. •Scheduling software upgrades and security backups. •Ensuring that software licensing laws are adhered to at all times. •Offering constructive and professional support to the network of the Groups employees. •Securing data from internal and external sources, with particular focus upon GDPR. •Managing 'crisis' situations, which may include complex hardware or software problems. •Coordinating the workload and workflow of the IT Department effectively. •Ensuring that the IT Helpdesk function is working effectively and efficiently. •Providing appropriate reports to the Senior Management Team. The following key competencies are required: •Commercial Awareness •Customer Focus •Effective Diary Management •Ability to Effect Control •Lateral & Analytical Thinking •Excellent Interpersonal & Relationship Building Skills •Brand Alignment You must have the relevant technical experience to support your application, together with a full UK driving licence. Previous leadership experience would also be advantageous but is not a requirement. In return, you will be joining a long-established organisation that has continued to expand and evolve. At the heart of the company they have the belief in Progressive Leadership and Valuing employees. Furthermore, all team members are provided with access to the ‘Company Benefits Scheme’, which offers a host of significantly discounted options e.g. holidays, gym memberships, cinema tickets, supermarket vouchers etc. The role is based from Monday to Friday, however ad hoc weekend working may be required, together with weekend 'on call' coverage. Submit your up to date CV, ensuring you include all your contact details, including your mobile phone number, postcode and your email address. NB: Your details will not be sent to any of our client’s without your permission. To apply please send your CV to Nicola MacDonald at Driven Motor Jobs #####@######.### ##### ###### / ##### ###### AUTOMOTIVE RECRUITMENT AGENCY FOR MOTOR TRADE JOBS Driven Motor Jobs

Head of IT Manchester £70100K

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

Head of IT Manchester £70100K. Our client based near Manchester is currently looking to recruit a Head of IT to oversee the smooth running of the IT function within the organisation We are looking for a commercially aware Head of IT that has ideally come from a Software Development background. Key Responsibilities To work with the business in resolving issues with existing systems and software, in line with SLAs. To engage with all functions within the business to assign appropriate priorities to incoming work in line with available resource and business needs. To be proactive in identifying reoccurring problems and developing the appropriate support documentation to aid for a quick resolution in future incidents and/or escalating to the development team for a solution to be implemented Responsible for remapping the current Systems. To manage the development and maintenance of all internal systems in accordance with stakeholder and planning requirements. To ensure security is always maintained within sensitive areas of the system and can only be modified by staff with appropriate permissions. Head up projects. IT Strategy. Experience & qualifications required: Experience with development tools. Problemsolving tools and techniques. Employee performance management skills. Ability to manage schedules and priorities. Ability to manage conflicting stakeholder priorities. Thorough understanding of current and emerging technologies and trends * Reporting to the Board Head of IT Manchester £70100K. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to #####@######.### or call ##### ###### for more information. Head of IT Manchester £70100K.

Head of IT Development

  • Chatham, Kent, England
  • £600 - 625 per day
  • Contract
Posted 8 days ago

Head of IT Development - 6 Month Contract (With possible extensions) £600/£625 Per day Kent We are currently recruiting for a Head of IT Devlopement to work for a FTSE 250 listed business. The role will involve managing and leading technical teams as well as overseeing the Software Development process, ensuring they delivery quality solutions for the business. Manage and develop strong agile and waterfall delivery teams of up to 20/30 developers. And line manage and couch all direct reports, including all aspects of performance management, development, conduct, and recruitment. Our client are looking for someone with experience in development of C# and/or Java web and windows, Working with offshore development teams, and experience in relationship databases e.g. MS SQL Server is essential (Oracle and DB2 advantageous). We need someone who holds a detailed knowledge of the understanding of agile methods and processes and the capability of supporting agile teams by advising and providing guidence on opportunities, impact and risks and taking account of technical and architectual debt Effective communication and stakeholder management skills are crutial in this business. If you'd like to join a business at a stage of exciting transformation and growth then please apply.

Head of IT

  • London
  • Competitive, with excellent benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 2 days ago

Job Title Head of ITReports to Chief Operating OfficerManagement Responsibility IT assistant(s); outsourced contractors / consultantsGrade & Level 2ADepartment DescriptionInternational Alert is a growing global peacebuilding organisation with a new 5 year strategy. Robust business systems and IT infrastructure are at the core of our ability to achieve our ambitions.The IT function is led by the Head of IT, who will manage one IT assistant and outsourced contractors and consultants in the UK and overseas. Broadly, the goals of Alert’s IT team are to ensure that effective and innovative IT provision is in place globally to support the strategic and day to day needs of the entire organisation (UK and overseas). Working closely with senior colleagues, the Head of IT designs and delivers IT strategy which offers maximum impact for a limited budget and ensures International Alert is equipped with business systems which support organisational strategy. The position falls within the Finance and Operations Team and oversees IT in the London office as well as providing strategic and day to day technical support to overseas offices, the latter in close cooperation with local consultants and staff.Job PurposeReporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Head of IT is accountable for:• Designing and delivering IT strategy which offers maximum impact for a limited budget and ensures International Alert is equipped with IT infrastructure and business systems which support organisational strategy. • Participating actively in meetings of the Strategic Leadership Forum (SLF) and other relevant working groups and providing support and guidance to managers and staff in the UK and overseas on a full range of operational and strategic IT issues.• Providing senior level IT advice and information to meet needs and guide strategic and operational decision-making of Alert’s Board, Senior Management and managers;• Leading on subcontracting of specific technical needs within Alert / Alert projects to suitably qualified companies / consultants• Providing a secure and efficient global network infrastructure to support Alert’s software and systemsDuties and ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Chief Operating Officer:Strategy, Policies and Procedures• (Working with the COO, and senior colleagues) lead on design and delivery of an IT strategy which offers maximum impact for a limited budget and ensures International Alert is equipped with IT infrastructure and business systems which support organisational strategy. Lead on communicating and implementing both.• Lead on planning annual IT priorities• Lead on developing, communicating and implementing organisational IT policies and procedures in accordance with the IT strategy, organisational direction, IT legislation and best practice.Business systems transformation• Lead on identifying and implementing technologies that transform existing business processes in support of Alert’s organisational strategy• Support Finance in their migration from on-premises SunSystems financial management software (to SunSystems in the cloud or an alternative)• Lead on adoption of SalesForce into our fundraising and consultant discovery needs• Lead on migration from on-premises Sharepoint to Office 365• Lead on the migration of Alert’s SharePoint-based Intranet platform to the cloud• Introduce robust and reliable technology-based global communications systemsSenior management representation• Participate actively in meetings of the SLF and other relevant working groups and provide support and guidance to managers and staff in the UK and overseas on a full range of operational and strategic IT issues• Provide senior level IT advice and information to meet needs and guide strategic and operational decision-making of Alert’s Board, Senior Management and managersNetwork Maintenance and Operation• Provide a secure and efficient global network infrastructure to support Alert’s software and systemsGeneral Administration and IT Support• Remain abreast of developments in computer hardware and software, and information technology • Ensure inductions are provided to all new London based and international staff on the computer system at Alert, including the use of all relevant software packages and any new software/hardware introduced • Ensure provision of quality, effective organisation-wide IT systems, tools, training and support, including support and guidance to managers and staff in the UK and overseas on a full range of operational IT issues• Ensure all Alert locations have adequate connectivity and IT back-up on the ground• Ensure guidance notes are written for users, both in response to requests and in anticipation of future needs.• Ensure site documentation for each office is maintained and updated;• Ensure a centralised HelpDesk service is provided to all staff members and consultants, across time-zonesProject work• Assist Programmes/Departments with / outsource to suitably qualified companies or consultants specific technical needs within Alert / Alert projects, as and when neededCompliance• Monitor compliance with IT best practice, policies and procedures in the London office and overseas offices where possible.• Ensure compliance throughout Alert with GDPR legislationSub-contracting• Manage sub-contracting of specific technical needs within Alert / Alert projects to suitably qualified companies / consultants as and when needed• Identify and establish strategic service provider relationships for increased efficiency and to select, manage and direct providers of IT services• Lead the negotiation and delivery of Service Level Agreements with external service providers and ensuring that SLAs are achieved to a high standard, taking corrective action in line with agreed strategies and plansLine management / Technical Guidance• Ensure the right staff / consultants / sub-contractors are in the right positions in the IT Team• Be accountable for all aspects of performance management for staff line managed• Provide learning and development opportunities for staff line managed• Provide technical guidance and updates to other staff as requiredBudget management• Develop and manage the multi-year IT budget, ensuring best value for money and that expenditure does not exceed agreed levels.• Provide / source expertise and detail on costs in the planning and budgeting for activities that have IT components.Organisation• Network with IT representatives of similar organisations to share information and lessons learnt;• Liaise on behalf of Alert as required with external agencies such as professional IT bodies and agencies.• Play an active role in promoting excellent relationships across Alert.Travel requirementsThe post-holder will be required to make technical assistance visits to overseas programmes and offices PERSON SPECIFICATION ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTSTalentsAt Alert, we have introduced Talent Management to our business model as we believe talented people are crucial to the success of our work. We believe all individuals are talented and success comes in matching the right talents to the right roles. For this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed below are important, but we believe that to be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for combining your first-rate expertise in designing and managing IT infrastructure and strategic business systems with ability to effectively communicate accessibly in both written and verbal forms, and to speak compellingly to all levels of the organization. A successful and inspirational leader, who combines a strategic mindset with a hands-on approach, you possess the technical skills necessary to be credible, can drive commitment over compliance and inform, convince, and persuade others to take action on initiatives. You are capable of operating in a fast-moving, ever changing environment; you deliver and measure results and are able to effectively deal with difficult situations. This is what we will be looking for above all else. • BS or BA Degree; Master’s Degree preferred• Membership of a professional body and / or industry qualification and / or appropriate project management qualification, e.g. Prince II Practitioner, ITIL Foundation certification • Minimum seven years in a relevant leadership role• Experience of working alongside SMT and senior managers from other departments to plan and implement the global IT strategy alongside organisational strategy (IT infrastructure and business systems improvement)• Experience of contributing to strategic level senior decision-making• Demonstrable experience of successful project management at an organisational level in an international organisation• Proven experience of building / designing and implementing business systems for a global organization• Proven experience of leading and managing staff, consultants and outsourced providers• Track record of robust quality and budget management• Proven track record of delivering measurable improvements in IT service delivery to meet organisational objectives• Experience in migration-to-cloud projects• Familiarity with global financial management softwares including experience of implementing and providing reasoned advice on migration options • Experience of IT policy development and implementation• Knowledge of Data Protection, FOI, WEEE, GDPR• Sound knowledge and understanding of all relevant IT technologies and how these can be deployed to achieve IT excellence at International Alert• Able to manage workloads to meet searching and complex targets set by the SMT, bringing set objectives to successful completion within agreed deadlines• Well-developed networking, promotional and negotiating skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of organisations and people• Demonstrable commitment to customer and end user experience• Fluent French (highly desirable) SUMMARY TERMS AND CONDITIONSAnnual Salary The annual salary for the post is £xxxx per annum (with more for an exceptional candidate) + benefitsPension Pension contributions are paid into a personal pension of the employee’s choice and are currently equivalent to 10% of gross salary.Leave entitlement 25 days per year plus English statutory holidays.Notice period Notice will be 3 months on both sides.Working hours Full time staff is expected to work a standard 35 hour week, with some flexibility around start and finish times to be agreed with the line manager. All staff are required to work core hours 10am – 4pm.Sport’s club membership Staff can take advantage of subsidised membership of a local sports club.

Head of IT Delivery / Programme Manager

  • Hertfordshire
  • £95000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Package
  • Permanent
Posted 21 days ago

Head of IT Delivery / Programme Manager Reporting into the Group CIO, the Head of IT Delivery will take full accountability for the delivery of all technology and business focused programmes/projects. This role will act as an accomplished business partner and regularly provide an overview of inflight programmes and their status. Working with the Head of Change, this role will deliver agreed change programmes and ensure their execution seamlessly across the business. To be considered for this opportunity candidates will be well educated (or similar) and have a strong track record working across the retail sector as a Head of IT Delivery or Senior level Delivery Manager. A track record of delivering complex application or systems programmes is a must. Team management will be key as will the ability to act as a skilled relationship director across the business and IT. Third party management will be essential able to take the lead with commercial contract negotiation and implementation. Budgetary responsibility will be in the 8 million region. Above all youll be an excellent communicator with strong team management abilities.Youll be commercially smart, a proven relationship builder with the ability to complete complex programmes on time and too budget. In the first instance please forward an updated CV to Peter Birch.

Head of IT and Data Systems

  • London Arena
  • 45 to 55K + benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 9 days ago
    This is to work for one of the leading international school in London. They are offering two tracks of education programs: the French curriculum in a bilingual environment and the English International Programme (EIP). This is a full-time permanent position to start asap.  Key Responsibilities and AccountabilitiesYou will have overall responsibility for the entire school's ICT infrastructureManage ICT budget along with procurement of ICT hardware, software and services for the schoolProvide in house server and network support and where necessary work with the outsourced ICT providerAssist and support via telephone, e-mail and face to face interaction for desktops, laptops, iPads, printers and any other ICT equipmentMaintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software and all configurationPerform data backups and disaster recovery operationsRecommend changes to improve systems and network configurations and determine hardware and/or software requirements related to such changesResearch new technology and implement it or recommend its implementationCoordinate with vendors and colleagues in order to facilitate purchasesManage all professional mobile phones and liaise with providersAssist in the production and maintenance of documentation relating to the school ICT systemsEnsure IT compliance of GDPRSupport users in the use of computer equipment by providing necessary training and advice (parents, students, colleagues)Any other duties required by the COO, Head of School or Senior Leadership Team.  Requirements     Education & Experience RequiredYou are bilingual French/English (ideal)You have prior experience in a similar level role, ideally within a schoolYou are an excellent communicator with the proven ability to engage, define and influence effectively across all levels using both technical and non-technical language as appropriate You have a track record of success in leading the development of ICT services, of delivering a range of complex projects and of effective team management, underpinned by sound technical knowledgeYour technical expertise covers all aspects of ICT including Systems, Support, Software, Development, Programme/Change Management and handling Third-Party Supplier relationships You have an in-depth knowledge of Google G-Suite (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Classroom), IOS Devices (iPads)You have the gravitas to face off to external stakeholders and challenge where necessary, whilst developing strong working relationships with all stakeholdersYou have the initiative to drive technology forward to assist with the expansion of the school.You are able to demonstrate you can provide ideas and solutions to problems and present these to the Senior Leadership Team.
                

IT Manager / Head of IT - Windows, Citrix, VMWare, Active Directory

  • Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
  • £60k - 80k per year
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

IT Manager / Head of IT - Windows, Citrix, VMWare, Active Directory Are you an experienced Technical IT Manager / Head of IT looking to move to a company where you can really add value, make a difference and work with new technologies? Well we need you! Due to growth, we are looking for an experienced Infrastructure Manager to manage the IT infrastructure team and technologies. The Team are responsible for BAU and project work around Windows Server, Office, Active Directory, Exchange, Citrix, VMWare, Networking with Office 365, Cloud, Automation and MDM projects in the pipeline. You will be responsible for architecting and designing solutions involving specification of system requirements, installation, configuration and implementation of technologies. You will act as the senior Technical Lead for the 3rd line, helpdesk and developers in the team and be able to get involved with the technology at a high level but also "rolling your sleeves up" as required. You will also manage the team on a day to day basis, but the technical skills are the most important here You will come from a broad technical background, with strong hands on experience as a Technical Lead / Architect or similar and be looking to move in to a manager position or be in a manager role but still remained technical at a high level. You will have experience in BAU, but also want to be involved in new projects and technologies, helping define the technology strategy. You will also be responsible for working with 3rd party suppliers and vendors, managing budgets and staffing. You will have strong technical skills covering technologies such as Windows Server, MS Office, Active Directory, Exchange, Citrix, VMware and basic networking, and be able to act as the senior technical point of contact for queries Salary negotiable on skills and experience.

Head of IT Opperations; Banking; Trading; Zurich

  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • £150k - 200k per year + benefits + bonus
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

Head of IT Operations 150 - 200k CHF Location - Zurich Our Client is a high roller in the Financial arena who utilises technology to its best advantage. They run a highly efficient IT department with a friendly collaborative atmosphere. This is a great Company to work for where you are supported but also given independence to bring in new ideas. Our client offers: a multinational, state-of-the art workspace environment access to the latest trending technologies in the IT sector challenging tasks and career development at a major financial company attractive salary and bonuses We are looking for an experienced Head of IT Operations in Zürich . Our client is a high roller in the Financial arena who utilizes technology to its best advantage. They run a highly efficient IT department with a friendly, collaborative atmosphere. This is a great company to work for where you are supported, but also given independence to bring in new ideas. The ideal candidate: is senior yet has a hands on approach has held Head of Operational or its deputy role for a year or more possesses considerable experience in managing Infrastructure, Datacenters, Database team & Platforms has a strong background in IT infrastructure (Servers, Windows, citrix, networks etc), Database service, Datacenters and Cloud Your responsibilities cover: Directing and supporting the rapid business growth in a cost-efficient manner. Developing the infrastructure behind the company's platform. Infrastructure as a service Enable flexibility and enhance business responsiveness. Prepare the infrastructure for strategic business initiatives. Enhance the service delivery quality. Platform as a service Lower costs through infrastructure optimization. Consolidation, virtualization. Quickly incorporate emerging technologies into the existing infrastructure. The structure End User support Business and Technical support Trading and Market Data services Database services * Datacenter services By applying for this role you accept the Jobzooma terms and conditions that can be found on our website and agree to receive email notification of other suitable jobs

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