Head of IT

Technical Resources Ltd

Posted on Apr 17, 2024 by Technical Resources Ltd
Knottingley, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£45k - £55k Annual
Full-Time

Head of IT

Location: Knottingley, West Yorkshire

Salary: £55,000 + Benefits

Our client are a non for profit Charity who have a personal centred support approach helping and assisting people to live a fulfilled life.

As a growing organisation they are now looking to fill the role of Head of IT to take the strategic lead with an entrepreneurial spirit for the operational improvements that involve technology which include;

  • Lead on Data management and exploitation.
  • Lead on technology aspects of digital transformation to support care and support including AI opportunities.
  • Delivery of key strategic projects or programs of work that contribute to the overall RLO Group Strategic Plan ensuring clearly defined return on investment criteria.
  • Support the IT leads to ensure operational service supports the introduction of new initiatives but also ensure business as usual operations remain effective.
  • Escalation point for high priority IT issues.
  • Identify opportunities for process or system efficiency.
  • Provide assurance to the Board of compliance with all existing and new security or legislation developments that may affect data.
  • Ensure that the risk of Cyber-attacks is minimised.
  • Translation of all systems activity into a clearly defined, scalable IT systems strategy.
  • Report at board level on delivery of IT Strategy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides clear leadership consistent with our vision, mission and values
  • Embed the organisational values of Respect, Honesty, Responsibility and Achieving Excellence in everything you do.
  • With a person-centred approach, support the Leadership Team, in shaping the development of an optimal portfolio of systems and processes, to support RLO growth ambitions and maximise partnership opportunities both within the social care sector and private sector.
  • Lead, build and learn from, a team of IT experts.
  • Provide regular contribution to SLG team members and meetings.
  • Mentor more junior SLG members and team members

Qualifications

  • Educated to first degree level or above (or evidence of significant professional experience in strategy, product, or care). (Essential)
  • Hold an appropriate professional and/or management qualification eg, MSC in Business, Finance, IT Strategy. MBA on a desirable basis. (Desirable)
  • Enterprise IT system management qualifications. (Essential)
  • Expertise in SharePoint. (Essential)
  • Expertise in Power BI. (Essential)
  • Strong evidence of continuing professional development, especially in IT Strategy, Programme management and strategic development. (Desirable)
  • Project Management qualification (Prince 2 or similar). (Desirable)

Experience

  • Experience of working at senior strategic level within a complex organisation. (Desirable)
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the health and social care marketplace, understanding of key functions that support a large geographically spread company and knowledge of a number of operating models. (Desirable)
  • Experience of defining strategic outcomes and proven ability to deliver. (Essential)
  • Knowledge of managing large service outsource contracts. (Essential)
  • Experience of managing an enterprise IT architecture including cloud solutions. (Essential)
  • Experience of managing and implementing enterprise level systems. (Essential)
  • Experience leading change in large organisations. (Desirable)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Proven entrepreneurial flair for social business. (Desirable)
  • IT proficient. (Essential)
  • Financially literate. (Desirable)
  • Able to think and act strategically. (Essential)
  • Natural innovator. (Essential)
  • Strong networker and able to effectively build good working relationships with suppliers and partners. (Essential)
  • Self-driven, results oriented with a positive outlook and a clear outlook on high quality service delivery. (Essential)
  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance. (Essential)
  • Experience of project management and working to deadlines. (Essential)
  • Able to prioritise competing demands and work flexibly. (Essential)
  • A common sense, flexible and pragmatic approach to problem solving and decision making. (Essential)
  • Strong commercial acumen. (Essential)

Reference: 2748646508

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Technical Resources Ltd

Head of IT

Technical Resources Ltd

Posted on Apr 17, 2024 by Technical Resources Ltd

Knottingley, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£45k - £55k Annual
Full-Time

Head of IT

Location: Knottingley, West Yorkshire

Salary: £55,000 + Benefits

Our client are a non for profit Charity who have a personal centred support approach helping and assisting people to live a fulfilled life.

As a growing organisation they are now looking to fill the role of Head of IT to take the strategic lead with an entrepreneurial spirit for the operational improvements that involve technology which include;

  • Lead on Data management and exploitation.
  • Lead on technology aspects of digital transformation to support care and support including AI opportunities.
  • Delivery of key strategic projects or programs of work that contribute to the overall RLO Group Strategic Plan ensuring clearly defined return on investment criteria.
  • Support the IT leads to ensure operational service supports the introduction of new initiatives but also ensure business as usual operations remain effective.
  • Escalation point for high priority IT issues.
  • Identify opportunities for process or system efficiency.
  • Provide assurance to the Board of compliance with all existing and new security or legislation developments that may affect data.
  • Ensure that the risk of Cyber-attacks is minimised.
  • Translation of all systems activity into a clearly defined, scalable IT systems strategy.
  • Report at board level on delivery of IT Strategy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides clear leadership consistent with our vision, mission and values
  • Embed the organisational values of Respect, Honesty, Responsibility and Achieving Excellence in everything you do.
  • With a person-centred approach, support the Leadership Team, in shaping the development of an optimal portfolio of systems and processes, to support RLO growth ambitions and maximise partnership opportunities both within the social care sector and private sector.
  • Lead, build and learn from, a team of IT experts.
  • Provide regular contribution to SLG team members and meetings.
  • Mentor more junior SLG members and team members

Qualifications

  • Educated to first degree level or above (or evidence of significant professional experience in strategy, product, or care). (Essential)
  • Hold an appropriate professional and/or management qualification eg, MSC in Business, Finance, IT Strategy. MBA on a desirable basis. (Desirable)
  • Enterprise IT system management qualifications. (Essential)
  • Expertise in SharePoint. (Essential)
  • Expertise in Power BI. (Essential)
  • Strong evidence of continuing professional development, especially in IT Strategy, Programme management and strategic development. (Desirable)
  • Project Management qualification (Prince 2 or similar). (Desirable)

Experience

  • Experience of working at senior strategic level within a complex organisation. (Desirable)
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the health and social care marketplace, understanding of key functions that support a large geographically spread company and knowledge of a number of operating models. (Desirable)
  • Experience of defining strategic outcomes and proven ability to deliver. (Essential)
  • Knowledge of managing large service outsource contracts. (Essential)
  • Experience of managing an enterprise IT architecture including cloud solutions. (Essential)
  • Experience of managing and implementing enterprise level systems. (Essential)
  • Experience leading change in large organisations. (Desirable)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Proven entrepreneurial flair for social business. (Desirable)
  • IT proficient. (Essential)
  • Financially literate. (Desirable)
  • Able to think and act strategically. (Essential)
  • Natural innovator. (Essential)
  • Strong networker and able to effectively build good working relationships with suppliers and partners. (Essential)
  • Self-driven, results oriented with a positive outlook and a clear outlook on high quality service delivery. (Essential)
  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance. (Essential)
  • Experience of project management and working to deadlines. (Essential)
  • Able to prioritise competing demands and work flexibly. (Essential)
  • A common sense, flexible and pragmatic approach to problem solving and decision making. (Essential)
  • Strong commercial acumen. (Essential)

Reference: 2748646508

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