IT Manager / Head of IT Leading Insurance company

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Manager / Head of IT - Leading Insurance company

To ensure the provision of effective IT and telephony infrastructure for the company (and some associated companies / charities) in the UK and globally.

Client Details

Leading financial services company

Description

IT Manager / Head of IT - Leading Insurance company

  • To ensure the provision of effective IT and telephony infrastructure for the company (and some associated companies / charities) in the UK and globally.
  • To ensure such systems run smoothly and are properly maintained within the limits of requirements, specifications, costs and timelines.
  • To ensure the appropriate design, development, implementation and co-ordination of IT systems, policies and procedures.
  • To ensure the security of data, network access and backup systems and the preservation of assets, information security and control structures.
  • To ensure that systems are audited, problems identified and timely solutions implemented.
  • To maintain and test business continuity plans, in conjunction with other operations colleagues.
  • To proactively interact with all internal clients and ensure all helpdesk activities are resolved in a timely fashion.
  • To proactively build and maintain supplier relationships, ensuring SLAs are met and costs controlled.
  • To take on any other responsibilities or tasks within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Required knowledge & skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of technical management and network administration;
  • Ability to seek continuous improvements and recommend solutions;
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills;
  • Required systems experience: Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure.

Beneficial knowledge & skills:

  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Understanding of ICT operations within financial services environment. Crestron AV systems experience an advantage.

Personal Skills:

  • Ability to quickly build strong relationships with a broad network of stakeholders, including the most senior;
  • Ability to recognise potential conflicts and acknowledge where guidance is required / necessary;
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity, and to be able to make recommendations and drive actions under own initiative, taking the lead in prioritising multiple priorities;
  • Proactive approach and ability to take initiative.

Profile

IT Manager / Head of IT - Leading Insurance company

Required knowledge & skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of technical management and network administration;
  • Ability to seek continuous improvements and recommend solutions;
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills;
  • Required systems experience: Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure.

Beneficial knowledge & skills:

  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Understanding of ICT operations within financial services environment. Crestron AV systems experience an advantage.

Personal Skills:

  • Ability to quickly build strong relationships with a broad network of stakeholders, including the most senior;
  • Ability to recognise potential conflicts and acknowledge where guidance is required / necessary;
  • Ability to cope with ambiguity, and to be able to make recommendations and drive actions under own initiative, taking the lead in prioritising multiple priorities;
  • Proactive approach and ability to take initiative.

Job Offer

60k to 68k + package


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