Head of IT

Robert Half

Posted on May 3, 2024 by Robert Half
Doncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£75k - £85k Annual
Full-Time

Position Overview: The Head of IT will play a crucial role in owning the IT and Security strategy for the organisation through an exciting period of growth. Leading a team of talented IT professionals, the successful candidate will oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of systems, networks, and applications, providing technical expertise and strategic direction to support the company's growth and operational efficiency.

The role will focus on;

  • Driving productivity gains throughout the business by leveraging the use of technology.
  • Driving the Infrastructure modernisation programme of work - centred on Azure/M365 solutions.
  • Manage, develop and motivate the IT team to deliver a best-in-class service function.
  • The alignment of technical and business objectives to support continued revenue growth across the organisation
  • Development and management of the existing IT systems.
  • Security and integrity of system information

Key Responsibilities

Team Leadership:

  • Develop and motivate immediate team to achieve IT objectives/agreed SLAs.
  • Lead from the front and be prepared to get "hands dirty".
  • Ability to business partner with all internal stakeholders and be an effective communicator.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all key partners and stakeholders.
  • Clear and open reporting to wider business.

Strategic planning:

  • Evaluate business requirements and identify solutions and opportunities to both meet their requirements and drive value add activities.
  • Build on current vision and continue to develop rolling three-year plan.
  • Involve all relevant stakeholders in the planning stage and provide clear communication of the plan

Budget Control

  • Own P&L and work with finance on annual and quarterly budgeting cycles.
  • Effectively manage the P&L to agreed budgets.
  • Ability to communicate value add (ROI) of projects.

Security and Compliance:

  • Implement and enforce mechanisms that support company security policies and procedures to safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of company data.
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

Project Management:

  • Lead IT projects from inception to completion, ensuring timely delivery within budget and meeting business requirements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.

Vendor/Supplier Management:

  • Manage relationships with IT vendors, ensuring effective communication and timely resolution of issues.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and solutions to enhance IT capabilities.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Head of IT, with a focus on Windows environments.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Experience implementing SaaS solutions - Azure/M365 adoption and associated security.
  • Proven track record of leading and developing high performing IT teams.
  • Experience of leading and delivering complex projects.
  • History of managing multi-site Infrastructure & IT Operations environments
  • Leading change in an IT environment.
  • Multiple locations/Manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Experience in a high growth SME environment is highly desirable
  • Project management skills and familiarity with ITIL best practices.
  • Security certifications (eg, CISSP, CompTIA Security+) are a plus.
  • Effective communicator at all levels - both internal and external
  • Problem solver
  • Innovative
  • Strong negotiator.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Rates of pay and salary ranges are dependent upon your experience, qualifications and training. If you wish to apply, please read our Privacy Notice describing how we may process, disclose and store your personal data:

Security alert: scammers are currently targeting jobseekers. Robert Half do not ask candidates for a fee or request candidates to send applications through instant messaging services such as WhatsApp or Telegram. Learn how to protect yourself by visiting our website:


Reference: 2755327735

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Robert Half

Head of IT

Robert Half

Posted on May 3, 2024 by Robert Half

Doncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£75k - £85k Annual
Full-Time

Position Overview: The Head of IT will play a crucial role in owning the IT and Security strategy for the organisation through an exciting period of growth. Leading a team of talented IT professionals, the successful candidate will oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of systems, networks, and applications, providing technical expertise and strategic direction to support the company's growth and operational efficiency.

The role will focus on;

  • Driving productivity gains throughout the business by leveraging the use of technology.
  • Driving the Infrastructure modernisation programme of work - centred on Azure/M365 solutions.
  • Manage, develop and motivate the IT team to deliver a best-in-class service function.
  • The alignment of technical and business objectives to support continued revenue growth across the organisation
  • Development and management of the existing IT systems.
  • Security and integrity of system information

Key Responsibilities

Team Leadership:

  • Develop and motivate immediate team to achieve IT objectives/agreed SLAs.
  • Lead from the front and be prepared to get "hands dirty".
  • Ability to business partner with all internal stakeholders and be an effective communicator.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all key partners and stakeholders.
  • Clear and open reporting to wider business.

Strategic planning:

  • Evaluate business requirements and identify solutions and opportunities to both meet their requirements and drive value add activities.
  • Build on current vision and continue to develop rolling three-year plan.
  • Involve all relevant stakeholders in the planning stage and provide clear communication of the plan

Budget Control

  • Own P&L and work with finance on annual and quarterly budgeting cycles.
  • Effectively manage the P&L to agreed budgets.
  • Ability to communicate value add (ROI) of projects.

Security and Compliance:

  • Implement and enforce mechanisms that support company security policies and procedures to safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of company data.
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

Project Management:

  • Lead IT projects from inception to completion, ensuring timely delivery within budget and meeting business requirements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.

Vendor/Supplier Management:

  • Manage relationships with IT vendors, ensuring effective communication and timely resolution of issues.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and solutions to enhance IT capabilities.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Head of IT, with a focus on Windows environments.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Experience implementing SaaS solutions - Azure/M365 adoption and associated security.
  • Proven track record of leading and developing high performing IT teams.
  • Experience of leading and delivering complex projects.
  • History of managing multi-site Infrastructure & IT Operations environments
  • Leading change in an IT environment.
  • Multiple locations/Manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Experience in a high growth SME environment is highly desirable
  • Project management skills and familiarity with ITIL best practices.
  • Security certifications (eg, CISSP, CompTIA Security+) are a plus.
  • Effective communicator at all levels - both internal and external
  • Problem solver
  • Innovative
  • Strong negotiator.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Rates of pay and salary ranges are dependent upon your experience, qualifications and training. If you wish to apply, please read our Privacy Notice describing how we may process, disclose and store your personal data:

Security alert: scammers are currently targeting jobseekers. Robert Half do not ask candidates for a fee or request candidates to send applications through instant messaging services such as WhatsApp or Telegram. Learn how to protect yourself by visiting our website:

Reference: 2755327735

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