IT Architecture & Strategy Manager

Spring Technology
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Architecture & Strategy Manager

My award winning, nationally recognised client is looking for an experienced IT Architecture & Strategy Manager to join their IT Team at their West Midlands Head Office.

The IT Architecture & Strategy Manager will be responsible for the provision of Group-wide IT strategies and architectures to support current and future business strategies and plans.

You will be responsible for:

*Developing and monitoring a Group-wide IT strategy, architecture and infrastructure plans that optimise and leverage the IT asset base.

*Ensuring the adoption of common IT architectures and infrastructure in order to meet the requirements of the business strategy and support the day to day operational requirements of the business.

*Contributing to the protection of the assets by developing and monitoring Group wide Information Security policies, strategies and processes.

*Management of a team of up to 10 experienced Solutions and Technical Architects.

*Managing any specific IT tenders

*Research and development of strategic IT opportunities and architecture to support achievement of the Group's vision and business objectives.

*The role has overall stewardship of the IT strategy and must be able to influence individual project based decisions to ensure the enterprise wide benefits of IT are not ignored.

Skills and experience required for the role:

*Proven experience with designing, leading, defining and implementing IT architecture and business strategy.

*Supporting a broad range of projects and providing effective solutions and strategies.

*Demonstrable experience creating, driving and delivering a range of IT strategies.

*Strong knowledge of trends and developments in new technology.

*Effective people management & development experience.

*Ability to work in a well-networked role, fostering collaborative relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

*Ability to challenge positively at all levels, internally and externally.

*Be able to articulate your recommendations, requests and leadership confidently to stakeholders at all levels, whether through written communications or face to face interaction.

*Ability to engage and translate technical language and information to a non-technical audience.

*A proactive, credible professional who is output orientated.

This is a great opportunity to join an established, yet growing organisation during an exciting period of change. The salary on offer for this position is £competitive plus an excellent benefits package including a generous bonus scheme, car allowance, private healthcare and flexible working to name a few.

IT Architecture / Strategy / IT Management / Permanent / Birmingham / West Midlands

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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