Head of IT

An established and growing business based in the Walton area (Surrey / South West London) is looking for a Head of IT to be solely responsible for managing the outsourced IT function, as well as the company’s overall technology strategy. This is a hybrid position where you will be expected to be in the office 3 days per week, so being close to the office is highly desirable.
 
This is a broad senior IT role, with duties to include:
  • supervising the established vendor / technology partnership relationships
  • administering budgets
  • ensuring data security and governance best practice
  • maintaining a high availability infrastructure
  • reviewing / assessing new technologies, such as AI
  • managing various technology projects, starting with the digital transformation of the client data workflow
 
As part of the senior leadership team, this person will be directly involved in supporting the company’s ambitious growth plans, and for the right person may ultimately result in a place on the board. 
 
This Head of IT role would suit a driven technology leader with experience overseeing enterprise & SaaS technology platforms via third-parties, preferably in a rapidly growing business. The successful candidate will also be degree educated in Computer Science, IT or a related field, with proven experience of delivering complex, major change initiatives, ideally including database design or data workflow.
 
This is a key senior leadership role and an opportunity to design, develop and manage technology solutions for a prospering venture in a thriving industry. This Head of IT role is paying £75,000 - £90,000 depending on experience.
Salary:
£90,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
Surrey
Sector:
IT Management
Ref:
23341
Contact Name:
Jon Heard