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Head of IT

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £55,000
REF: ASH16122KC_1501066164
Contact Name: Katy Corr
Contact Email: kcorr@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

A large luxury hotel in Central London is looking for a confident and driven Head of IT with knowledge of the hospitality industry to join their business.

To be suitable you must have previous experience working within the hotel or leisure industry and have an understanding of payment software such as POS (point of sale) systems and PCI-DSS compliance.

The overall remit of the position will be to manage a small technical team and take full responsibility for the IT infrastructure across the organisation, ensuring that both internal users and guests IT issues are resolved in a timely and professional manner. This could include server management, troubleshooting, installation, configuration and maintenance of both hardware and telephony equipment.

You will possess strong leadership and customer service skills, with the ability to implement positive changes across the organisation.

Experience of the following is required:

* Managing a small team - or mentoring less experienced team members
* Strong hands on technical background (infrastructure/networking/telephony/security)
* Windows Server 2008, 2012
* Exchange Server, Active Directory, Group Policy
* Maintenance of telephony systems
* Routers, switches and firewalls
* Implementing IT strategies
* Budget management
* Liaising with senior management and stakeholders
* 3rd party supplier relationship management inc. SLA's & contract negotiation

This is a rare opportunity to work in a fantastic central location for a highly respected and long established London hotel.