Head of IT

Recruiter
Technet IT Recruitment Limited
Location
Chester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1143457723
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OVERVIEW OF ROLE

My client is a leading Auction Solutions Provider specializing in the Automotive industry. They have a successful history in leading remarketing solutions, but their future success is based upon their ability to deliver great digital experiences that exceed our customer expectations.

They recently launched some game-changing products including a new online auction and the UK's first Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution for the remarketing of vehicles but this is just the beginning....

In this new role, you will be at the forefront of this exciting journey.

You will be an inspirational leader and commercially minded, overseeing our multi-talented IT team of 25-30 people based in Chester and help them perform and deliver our vision as a global leader of digital remarketing services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversee the delivery of multiple work streams working within a lean-agile environment.
  • Lead and develop the team through effective performance management.
  • Responsibility for both Service and Solution Delivery (ITSM and SDLC experience).
  • Execute on a global IT strategy and work within a globally distributed organisation.
  • Ensure security, privacy and GDPR compliance.
  • Manage vendor and service provider relationships.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop client relations and provide supporting solutions.
  • Understand the fundamentals of software architecture and guide our product development teams to deliver effective solutions.
  • Support the product team in testing and releasing new products to market.
  • Provide efficient end-user services, networking and security covering multiple UK sites.
  • Deliver technology transformational projects such as (Azure) migration and data services projects.

MUST HAVES...
  • Knowledge & experience with the following tools is helpful but not required: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure DevOps (ADO) ServiceNow, and One-Trust.
  • Be an excellent person-manager, motivating & inspiring your teams and be extremely adaptable in a fast-paced an ever-changing environment.
  • An excellent understanding of emerging technologies.
  • Be highly dedicated and flexible with the ability to travel.

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