Head of IT Operations

4 days left

ISL Recruitment
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am looking for an experienced and highly technical individual to put forward to a Head of IT Operations role that I am working on.

I am working with a leading player in the Marine E-commerce global market who is urgently looking for a Head of Department to lead their IT Operations team.

As the Head of IT Operations, you will be working very closely with the team in London and Manila. You will be responsible to lead the Operations team to deliver world class IT operations support as well as responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the databases.

As the IT team is spread across London and Manila you will based out of the London Head office, however the role will involve travel the Manila branch.

My client is looking for an Individual with superior managerial skills, able to demonstrate the ability to lead a team of IT teams spread across the globe. Strong Technical knowledge and willing to be involved in the day to day running of the teams is paramount.

This position reports directly to the Chief Service Delivery Officer.

Job description / main responsibilities and tasks include:
*Leading the IT Operations team on daily operation, including the security, infrastructures, severs and database performance.
*Provide strategic, budgeting and disaster recovery / business continuity planning.
*Availability and capability management to ensure business meets consistently changing requirements.
*Incident and event management to ensure events are properly handled.
*Monitors security compliance in accordance with company standards, policies and procedures.
*Monitoring system infrastructure and database performance and managing parameters.
*Maintaining data standards, including adherence to the company data security policy and data privacy.
*Preparing and maintaining SOP and database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary.
*Manage multiple transactional and analytical databases and assist in capacity planning.
*Responsible for IT vendor, contract and outsourcing management.
*Continuously improve IT operations and database management.

Basic Requirements:
*Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
*Experience in Database management and / or IT operations lead role in multi-cultural environment across different time zones and multi-locations
*Experience in high-availability, load-balancing, clustering.
*Experience in implementing office-based solutions: e.g. UC, VPNs, VoIP solutions
*Experienced in ETL (extract transform load) development/data integration
*Experience in configuration management, QA, software development lifecycle
*Business awareness and understanding of business requirements of IT
*Able to work to tight deadlines under pressure
*Good management, problem-solving and analytical skills

Beneficial skills:
*Understanding Oracle Databases
*Willingness to be hands on
*Open to working in Manila occasionally

If you are a Head of IT Operations interested to work in a leading global business, you should apply.

The salary is £100,000 + Holiday and benefits.

Please call Lami Ogunbanwo on or email your CV to lami @ isluk.co.uk