Head of IT/ IT Manager

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Contract
An IT Manager/ Head of IT job in London offering GBP350-GBP400 Per Day depending on experience. Must have Charity experience IT Manager/ Head of IT- (Must have charity experience to understand the culture.) You will be leading the IT Team for this start up Charity organisation. A research Charity organisation that will be growing very fast. The main duties of this role will be: Initial focus: * Work with the organisations management team to review the provision of IT services now and in the future to ensure that the team provide continuing excellent services to its customers; * Review existing service provision * Continue the set-up of office and mobile based equipment * Define and procure support services/staff * Define the strategy for the provision of services in line with the changing needs of the organisation and emerging technologies; * Ensure that they are fully aware of legal and contractual issues in the procurement of IT systems and services and are aware of the legal requirements for health and safety and information security; * Ensure that the IT services are provided to be compliant with Information Security and Data Protection principles and systems security policies; * Define and negotiate budgets to support the IT provision both annually and forecasting 5 years ahead. Manage the IT budget effectively ensuring cost effectiveness; * Ensure appropriate documentation developed for the core infrastructure ensuring suitable disaster recovery procedures are in place; * Development of and monitoring of policies for access to the facilities and their provision; * Development of procedures for the effective operation of the facilities and communication and monitoring of such procedures; * Dissemination of information to users on facilities available and provision of training where required; Emerging: * Provide strong leadership and management to the team of IT officers to ensure the team evolves and develops with the changing needs of the department; * Manage a diverse team to support the organisations systems, networks ,telecoms, infrastructure and desktop or mobile computing provision for both the core activities and, where required, for supporting research activity; * Ensure that complex IT projects are managed professionally and in a timely manner; * Pro-actively drive change in IT provision working with third party providers where necessary to benefit from new innovation; * Solve complex problems to ensure consistency of provision; * Monitoring and reporting on the performance of the services, functionally and financially; * Definition and communication of service level agreements for the provision of services and subsequent monitoring and reporting of compliance to these agreements; * Representation of the organisations at outside committees with respect to IT services and their provision. Requirements Of The Post: * Proven experience of leading and managing a diverse IT team in a large and changing environment; * Must have charity experience to understand the culture. * Proven experience of managing complex IT Projects; * Proven ability to work at a strategic level exemplified by taking IT provision through change; * Experience of setting and managing budgets; * Extensive experience of IT Infrastructure provision including networks, access control, filestores, databases, webservers, VMware across a wide range of platforms including Windows and Linux; * Experience of implementing cloud based applications and storage; * A proven ability to solve problems and work under their own initiative; * Strong written and verbal communication skills, particularly production and delivery of system development proposals, and production of documentation. In return you will be getting GBP350 - GBP400 Per Day depending on experience. If you're interested in the role, Click "Apply Now" and forward me your most Up-to-date CV on or call me on . If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in IT Contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk