Head of IT

Client: City: Central London Job type: Permanent Salary: Market rate Reference No:

Head of IT Operations needed from a start-up background !!!

My client are urgently looking for a Head of IT to lead and direct their IT operation. The Head of IT role is to align technology vision with business strategy by integrating company processes with the appropriate technologies. The Head of IT is also responsible for all aspects of developing and implementing technology initiatives within the organization. This individual will maintain existing enterprise systems, while providing direction in all technology-related issues in support of information operations and core company values.

This is a leadership role and where you must be able to demonstrate experience in a senior management’s capacity ideally within a start-up environment. We need a proactive individual that will plan and transition new technologies into operation as well as overseeing the day to day operations of existing technology and platform

Strong leadership is obviously vital as is an excellent commercial background. You will provide leadership to identify, analyse & communicate business process needs and potential information technology solutions. This role is for someone who can understand their business sector and has a massive desire to achieve. You will demonstrate strong influencing skills and is an ambassador for positive change.

The crux of the role is to ensure that there is a clear understanding of business requirements and priorities ensuring appropriate IT solutions are identified & delivered in an expedient manner. You will define and own the IT Mission, formulate and deploy short, medium and long-term strategic IT Plans that align the IT business model with business needs of the organisation.

Essential skills

-          Experience of leading and managing a team

-          Experience of working closely with senior managements and in a matrix/multi stakeholder environment

-          Strong understanding of front and back end development applications

-          Experience working with Agile teams

-          Understanding of FCA requirements in regards to IT systems and controls

A fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation, short listing this next week – send your CV ASAP to avoid disappointment