Head of Infrastructure Management / Design / Cloud / ITIL Leeds

The MRJ Group
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

MRJ is currently working exclusively on behalf of a West Yorkshire leader as they embark on the search for a new Head of Infrastructure / Design.

The company continues to make a difference within their industry and in the words of the CEO, the company is: Fast paced; Lean; Innovative; Customer focused; Engaging; and Open & honest.

With a number of plans in place over the next few years, there is a real appetite to change the way the company works, with a focus on: increasing its speed to market by introducing a new agile way of working; inspiring and retaining its key employees; and building a highly successful internal centre of excellence with Architects, BA’s, PM, Developers, & UX at the heart of this.

Reporting to the IT Director, this is a hugely exciting senior leadership role, as the company looks to “leap frog” their competitors and see “Technology & Digital Innovation” as key to this strategy.

Leading and transforming the IT Service Delivery function, you will be responsible for (but not limited to):

·Defining and articulating the IT Infrastructure / Service Delivery future vision & strategy.

·Leading IT services using a high level of understanding in relation to customer drivers, requirements, agreements, service architecture and service management.

·Lead, engage and motivate the 24*7 Infrastructure team & service teams covering Networks, Servers, Cloud (Azure) and Storage

·Build capability of team by supporting and coaching through effective performance management practices

·Supplier management for vendors within IT Operations (contract, reviews, SLAS and continuous improvement)

·Ensuring all IT processes and procedures are followed accurately and, when necessary, improve processes to improve efficiency


We are looking for a Head of Infrastructure, experienced in leading enterprise level IT Service Operations (5,000 user base plus) and with expert knowledge of designing and building IT operations, including data centre operations, enterprise IT environments, Cloud computing and data networks

ITIL Qualified, you will be a great Leader / man manager with proven leadership qualities whilst delivering service excellence.

An engineer by heart with a track record designing and delivering robust end-to-end infrastructure services across Networks, Storage, Services and Cloud solutions.

Some of the skills we require: Strong Leadership; Collaborative management style; Influencer; Resilience; AGILE; Commercial acumen; able to handle pressure.

Interested? Get in touch today!

Salary: c. £80k base, Car allowance, 20% bonus

This role is being advertised by MRJ Recruitment, the North’s fastest growing Digital Recruiter. We like to make life easy for our candidates and clients alike and live by our ethos: Unearthing Digital Talent | Building Inspiring Teams.

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