Head of IT - Birmingham

Erin Associates
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of IT - Birmingham

Salary - 60k package including car, bonus, pension etc

This Not for profit organisation based in Birmingham are looking to add a proven Head of IT to oversee the IT functions of the company. The role will see you head of a small but dynamic IT department that includes the IT Infrastructure support, Web services, CRM systems management and Project Management office. Ideally you will have knowledge of the new GDPR regulations that are coming in to force in May 2018 and will help the charity meet any new regulations.

Core responsibilities;

Manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams responsible for the charity's IT functions
Manage supplier dependencies and pro-actively solve problems, taking correction action to keep work and projects on track
Regularly reporting on the progress of each department
Responsible for the overall quality of implementation of the required procedures, processes, standards, documentation and relevant methodologies for all the organisation's IT functions
Working to required timescales, budget scope and quality criteria
To oversee the Web Team, ensuring the smooth operation of all web-based activities and overseeing the interaction between the team and colleagues
Ensure all their websites and web-based applications meet security, date protection and web accessibility requirements
Provide leadership for the development of their web-based software applications, including the links between the website and the organisation's CRM budget, and to translate software requirements in to concise, robust and secure programming code
To train, develop and directly manage the workload of reporting staff to achieve agreed objectives
To oversee the IT operations in liaison with the IT systems analysts
To take a responsible approach to health, safety and environmental risks in relation to the Web Team and to control the risks to report them to management where appropriate

Skills and Previous Experience:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Substantial project management experience in CRM and Finance systems
Substantial experience in the integration of mainstream CRM packages
Experience of Social Media and its integration with mainstream CRM systems
Demonstrable success in delivering projects to timescales, budget and scope
Knowledge of supporting infrastructures


Knowledge and experience of the Charity or 'Not for profit' sector
Active member of Project Management community
Knowledge of fundraising and campaign management tools
Experience of IRIS software

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to really own an IT function and roll out the technology strategy across one of the region's leading charities.

Keywords; Head of IT, Not for profit, Charity, General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR, CRM systems, Prince 2, Finance systems, Web manager, IT Manager, CIO, Birmingham

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