Head of IT

Michael Page Technology

Posted on Apr 2, 2024 by Michael Page Technology
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£70k - £78k Annual
Full-Time

This the opportunity for an experienced IT Manager/Head of IT to step into a newly created role with a fast-growing and dynamic technology business based in central Manchester. Within this role you will work alongside upper IT Management to deliver on process implementations and full rationalisation of technology as well as creating a catalogue of service and leading internal IT operations.

Client Details

This is an award-winning technology business that care for their employees. They are a fast growing successful technology business with significant financial backing, they strive to create an environment to work in that is dynamic and supportive. The Head of IT position is a newly created opportunity which would be perfect for an IT Manager who is ready to take the leap in their next career or a Head of IT that wants a change of scenery; this is the opportunity for you to make a difference and secure a role where you can make an impact.

Description

Head of IT will assume diverse responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Lead the internal review of all applications and systems; encompassing full rationalisation of the technology landscape with the support of upper management
  • Take responsibility for vendors and spend review eg documentations and licences for a consolidation review of budget.
  • In this role the chosen candidate will be a stakeholder, meaning the ownership of IT budget falls within this remit
  • Within this role is the opportunity to recruit, hire and train members of staff.
  • Liaise closely with the security team
  • Take part in the 3rd party ERP/CRM selection.
  • Begin to implement ITIL processes (Change, request
  • Introduce best practice and governance in line with business needs.
  • Responsible for creating a service catalogue.
  • Ensure documentation and compliance is in line with company standards

Profile

The Head of IT should possess the following:

  • Demonstrated expertise in IT management, ideally rooted in an Infrastructure/Support Services domain.
  • Proficiency in technical management, skilled in information analysis, and a comprehensive familiarity with computer hardware and software systems, including CRM and ERP platforms.
  • A robust grasp of project management principles, enabling effective oversight of IT initiatives and endeavours.
  • Prior experience in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), coupled with the ability to communicate proficiently with stakeholders across all organisational levels.
  • Experience with these key technologies: M365 (Exchange, Teams, SharePoint), Azure AD (Entra ID), InTune (MDM, MS Defender)
  • Proven track record in implementing processes and establishing frameworks to streamline operations and optimise organisational efficiency (eg ITIL, governance and compliance)

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £70,000 - £78,000 per annum
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive private medical coverage
  • 25 days of annual leave, with increments tied to tenure
  • Standard pension plan
  • Life assurance coverage at four times your annual salary
  • A nurturing and inclusive workplace environment
  • The chance to be part of a pioneering force in the Technology sector in Manchester

This is the opportunity to enhance your leadership capabilities and step into a role where you will truly make a difference. If you feel that you could be a good fit for this opportunity, click apply and we will be eagerly awaiting your CV!


Reference: 2742899996

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Michael Page Technology

Head of IT

Michael Page Technology

Posted on Apr 2, 2024 by Michael Page Technology

Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£70k - £78k Annual
Full-Time

This the opportunity for an experienced IT Manager/Head of IT to step into a newly created role with a fast-growing and dynamic technology business based in central Manchester. Within this role you will work alongside upper IT Management to deliver on process implementations and full rationalisation of technology as well as creating a catalogue of service and leading internal IT operations.

Client Details

This is an award-winning technology business that care for their employees. They are a fast growing successful technology business with significant financial backing, they strive to create an environment to work in that is dynamic and supportive. The Head of IT position is a newly created opportunity which would be perfect for an IT Manager who is ready to take the leap in their next career or a Head of IT that wants a change of scenery; this is the opportunity for you to make a difference and secure a role where you can make an impact.

Description

Head of IT will assume diverse responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Lead the internal review of all applications and systems; encompassing full rationalisation of the technology landscape with the support of upper management
  • Take responsibility for vendors and spend review eg documentations and licences for a consolidation review of budget.
  • In this role the chosen candidate will be a stakeholder, meaning the ownership of IT budget falls within this remit
  • Within this role is the opportunity to recruit, hire and train members of staff.
  • Liaise closely with the security team
  • Take part in the 3rd party ERP/CRM selection.
  • Begin to implement ITIL processes (Change, request
  • Introduce best practice and governance in line with business needs.
  • Responsible for creating a service catalogue.
  • Ensure documentation and compliance is in line with company standards

Profile

The Head of IT should possess the following:

  • Demonstrated expertise in IT management, ideally rooted in an Infrastructure/Support Services domain.
  • Proficiency in technical management, skilled in information analysis, and a comprehensive familiarity with computer hardware and software systems, including CRM and ERP platforms.
  • A robust grasp of project management principles, enabling effective oversight of IT initiatives and endeavours.
  • Prior experience in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), coupled with the ability to communicate proficiently with stakeholders across all organisational levels.
  • Experience with these key technologies: M365 (Exchange, Teams, SharePoint), Azure AD (Entra ID), InTune (MDM, MS Defender)
  • Proven track record in implementing processes and establishing frameworks to streamline operations and optimise organisational efficiency (eg ITIL, governance and compliance)

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £70,000 - £78,000 per annum
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive private medical coverage
  • 25 days of annual leave, with increments tied to tenure
  • Standard pension plan
  • Life assurance coverage at four times your annual salary
  • A nurturing and inclusive workplace environment
  • The chance to be part of a pioneering force in the Technology sector in Manchester

This is the opportunity to enhance your leadership capabilities and step into a role where you will truly make a difference. If you feel that you could be a good fit for this opportunity, click apply and we will be eagerly awaiting your CV!

Reference: 2742899996

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