Director of IT Operations

7 days left

RH Technology
Milton Keynes
£110k - £125k pa + Executive Level Benefits
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an ambitious IT Leader who is looking for an exciting new challenge within a high profile role? Would you like to work for a fast growing international business who are embarking on an exciting period of transformation? Can you demonstrate a track record of transforming and delivering exceptional IT Operations across Infrastructure and Applications both through internal means and via third party providers? Do you have strong project management acumen, excellent vendor management skills, plus a superior, service-oriented approach to IT?

This is a high profile role that will be pivotal in both the transformation of and way IT services are delivered across this high profile business. As the successful applicant your key objectives will be to set the mission and vision of the IT Operations organisation to foster a business-oriented culture and mind-set driven by continual service improvement techniques. Direct the daily operation and delivery of commodity IT services and key business applications, to include IT infrastructure management, service management and applications management. Create and drive the operations and support team to act and proactively identify areas of improvement to attain higher system throughput and reliability. Maintain close working relationships with internal teams and vendors to establish tight service level agreements, support and management methodologies. Regularly meets with counterparts to investigate better management and stability aspects of all parties. Act as a trusted advisor to build and maintain relationships with other IT leaders and business executives to develop a clear understanding of business needs; ensure a cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs and be able to respond with agility to changing business priorities.

To be considered you will be able to demonstrate A deep understanding of IT service management and infrastructure and application management and strong customer focus background with commercial awareness, understanding the business needs and excellent business judgement. It is essential that you possess strong interpersonal and influencing skills with excellent stakeholder management. And are able to manage relationships across the organisation at multiple levels.

In return we offer a competitive basic salary, executive level benefits and exceptional career development and progression.

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