Head of IT

Triad Resourcing
£50,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of IT

Brief Overview

Triad's award winning client are looking to employ a Head of IT.

You will be the driving force behind the company's IT strategy, responsible for shaping the future, with a vison for change and a passion for delivery.

Your responsibilities will centre on delivering the business systems, managing the IT Infrastructure, Service Helpdesk and all key technology components of the business including the implantation of a new logistics software.

Experience of working within the logistics, parcel delivery and haulage industry would be desirable.

In joining our client, you will be working with an industry leader, who sets the benchmark, leads innovation and prides themselves on revolutionising the industry.

Key Task

  • Develop critical procedures, including Change Management, involving key suppliers and other stakeholders

  • Experience of rolling out a new software across a network of suppliers.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate forums to engage with and manage key suppliers

  • Manage all aspects of Infrastructure budget

  • Manage Infrastructure Maintenance plan & proposed solutions

  • Review and implement the best support solutions for our infrastructure

  • Review, improve and test IT disaster recovery plan

  • Review Information Management Security System

  • Review 3rd Party Infrastructure Supplier Contracts

  • Depot support and ICT set up including hardware and Infrastructure

  • Coach, mentor and carry out employee appraisals

  • Produce roll out plans for Server and Hardware

  • Identify member training needs and coordinate the delivery of a suitably structured company system training program that can be delivered to all areas of the business

  • Manage and develop the Network system

Experience/Key Skills

  • Track record of driving improvement to critical business systems

  • Have/build and excellent working knowledge of Information Security Management Systems

  • Project management experience

  • Good understanding of a product life cycle from developing requirements/installation through to ongoing support.

  • Good operational logistics knowledge

  • Strong management and decision making qualities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to influence and negotiate

  • Nurturing, coaching style - helping team to develop

  • Ability to engage with key suppliers and stakeholders

  • Understand the operational impact on overall business financial goals

  • Ability to work well from own initiative and as part of a team, often to strict deadlines and KPIs

  • Experience of leading and managing suppliers/contractors

  • Strategic supplier management, including performance management

  • Facilitation skills across the supplier ecosystem

  • Possible supplier appraisal and replacement, leading to risk management and change management

  • Process development across the ecosystem (including in-house interfaces with multiple suppliers)

Desirable Skills

  • Nice to have understanding of ITIL and Agile

  • Knowledge of virtual server infrastructure is desirable but not essential

  • Experience within parcel delivery, haulage or logistics

Salary and Benefits

Up to £50,000 per annum, plus £6k car allowance, 5% Bonus and a friendly and welcoming environment.

Other information

If this role is of interest to you or you would like more information please contact Matthew Goodman or submit your application now.

Triad is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. Triad Group Plc acts as an Employment Agency for this permanent position.

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