Head of IT

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Head of IT you will be responsible for IT Service and Infrastructure, Vendors, Stakeholder Management and Projects. The role is based in Oxfordshire and is working for a Financial management firm.

Client Details

Working for a growing financial management firm based in Oxfordshire.

Description

Head of IT

  • Support IT needs across the Group that is scalable, robust and effective, to help support the rapid growth of the business and help streamlining business processes
  • To manage projects through the full project lifecycle in order to implement change throughout the business, as required
  • To keep the IT environment safe from virus attack wherever possible
  • To ensure all system access is appropriately monitored and controlled
  • Research and keeping up with changes in technology infrastructure and software systems appropriate for the company
  • To be an active and helpful member of the Senior Management Team attending monthly meetings
  • Ensure a robust infrastructure and that IT systems are available as far as possible 24/7
  • Ensure timely support for all IT issues
  • Must be able to project manage plans, communicate, track and manage budgets for the projects and the department
  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders
  • Responsible for the oversight of data held on IT systems ensuring that it is held as safely and securely as possible, including the monitoring and controls of Client data subject to the General Data Protection Regulations (ICO)
  • Responsible for IT Support desk and ensuring tickets correctly prioritized and as far as resources ensure that tickets are dealt with in a timely fashion

Profile

Head of IT

  • Knowledge of Microsoft networks, Windows server and Windows desktop operating systems
  • Proficient at using Microsoft Office tools
  • Ideally, have recent experience of managing a Citrix-based thin client environment delivered from a VMware platform (or similar remote desktop technology)
  • Ideally, experience of managing systems for a business offering personal financial services
  • ITIL Qualified or worked in an ITIL environment

Job Offer

£70,000 - £80,000 + bonus + benefits

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