IT Manager / Head of IT Leading Insurance company

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£60k - £68k pa
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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