Director of IT Applications

Networkers MSB
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of IT Applications - Application Support & Delivery, Development and Platforms - Brighton - Senior Leadership position with responsibility for a large diverse range of applications and associated IT services.

Reporting in to the CIO, this is a really interesting position with responsibility for stabilising application services, growing and motivating a specialist team and having a large contribution to the strategic direction of applications within the organisation. Managing a fairly complex estate of applications this is a long term role with a genuine ability to initiate change and help in a large transformation of the business. You'll manage teams responsible for platforms, integration and support of applications working closely with development teams and be a key part of the senior leadership team feeding in to strategy for general IT Infrastructure, service delivery and project and programme management.

Although it's a hands off role, ideal applicants will have a credible technical understanding coupled with a managerial background of large IT estates and a diverse spread of applications. Your background and experience will also cover most of the following -

  • Support and provision of internal and customer facing applications
  • A combination of in house, off the shelf and SaaS applications Application Development environments
  • The application stack - including on premise datacentre, hosted and cloud PaaS
  • ERP Systems (desirable)
  • Complex Databases
  • An understanding of compliance and governance - ISO's, Data Protection, GDPR etc
  • A strong understanding of Security and Access Management
  • Overall responsibility for recruitment, training and motivation of a large team
  • Vendor / 3rd party MSP management and control
  • Senior Stakeholder management
  • Commercial control and management of the P&L

There's a limited amount of travel involved and in return a base salary of up to £100k is on offer with a package on top of that which includes a healthy bonus, pension and car allowance.

I work with a number of national and international companies, solution providers, MSP's and consultancies across the UK with a focus on Cloud technologies so if this role was a little below your ideal salary, a bit too far to travel or not making the most of your experience then please get in touch to discuss other opportunities.

Head of Applications - Worthing - Application Support & Delivery, Development and Platform - Senior Management, Strategy, Recruitment, Stakeholder Management, Commercial P&L Management, Applications, Databases.

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