IT Director, Legal Services, Northamptonshire, £100k-£125k
We are pleased to commence an executive search for a very capable and business focused IT Director for a leading UK legal services and consumer services business which operates a number of well-recognised brands across consumer legal, personal injury and related services. The business was established over 20 years ago and continues to perform well, with year on year growth.
The business has grown both organically and by acquisition and now has around 250-300 staff who are located at head office in Northamptonshire, with some staff working from home.
The role of IT Director is a full member of the executive team, and will be given responsibility for setting and continually evolving the IT strategy, improving the technology estate, improving IT capability and managing internal software development to both improve the customer journey and also to enable continued working from home a and hybrid home / office working model.
The IT Director will need to be able to work in tandem with the Chief Executive Officer, the Marketing Director and the Head of Legal Services to improve processes and IT provision, supporting thousands of consumer legal claims each year.
A well-rounded and capable manager of people is also required in the IT Director role, being able to manage IT staff across all technology functions, including helpdesk, development and support.
Additionally, the incoming IT Director will need to be 'business focused' with a good level of commercial awareness, including the ability to assist with due diligence and continued group acquisitions.
Ashridge Executive Search is acting as a recruitment agency in respect of this IT Director vacancy.Treating candidates as individuals - We firmly believe that each candidate is an individual and should be treated as such. We are open, approachable and accessible. Please feel to contact us to follow up on your application.
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