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IT Director

Cactus Search Customer Experience Recruitment Specialists
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Technology & New Media
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IT Director

United Kingdom

80 - 100k + bonus + bens

We are working with one of the fastest growing and ambitions organisations in their space to find an exceptional IT Director.

We are searching for someone who has a background of working in a highly fast paced technology led business who leverage app based technologies to serve their customer base.

Reporting to the CTO you will be responsible for leading a large team both in and out of the UK to deliver the strategic IT vision for the business.

You will be a crucial member of the SLT leading multi-disciplinary, highly skilled technology teams to deliver on BAU in addition to a number of agile, complex projects. You'll be adept at delivering and overseeing the delivery of complex digital projects, breaking down barriers for your team, and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed.

Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process will enable resource to be appropriately allocated. You will be core to decisions that build high performing teams, where people are excited about the work they are undertaking.

As a direct result of your work, you will ensure that our clients customers enjoy an outstanding technology experience and environment as part of their overall exposure to and interaction with the brand.

The technology platform will be developed under the leadership of the senior members of the team, yourself included, to enable rapid internal interaction, communication, data generation and sharing across the whole estate.

The ideal candidate will have previously maintained similar posts as an IT Director in a rapidly changing and growing organisation and will have been responsible for areas such as:

  • Strategy & Change management
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Team management and development
  • Stakeholder management at all levels
  • Service Management & Operational Performance
  • Risk, Policy & Security
  • Supplier Performance Management
  • Budget Management

The successful candidate will be commercially focused and have a passion for how technology and data can drive value, growth, and good customer experience. Translating business strategy into technical strategy and subsequent successful delivery. With an interest and primary experience in online app based business models, applications, and business intelligence over infrastructure and networks.

This role will entail frequent travel to India (2 of every 8 weeks) and is a UK based role with at least 3 days per week from their Head Office in Cheshire.
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