Director of IT

Easy Web Recruitment
29 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Director of IT

Our client support and service markets for Converged IP Solutions, setting new standards for best in class customer focused supply chain services, enabling their customer and vendor partners to succeed with them.

Position: Director of IT
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive

About the role:

The Director of IT will set the vision and strategy for the organisation's use of technology as directed by the Board, Senior Management Team and all other stakeholders.


- Define, develop and deliver the IT strategy in support of the company’s mission and core objectives
- Accountable for the resource management and career development of all IT staff to meet these objectives
- Develop an annual business plan and operating budget for the department and monitor implementation
- Negotiate service level agreements with external suppliers and service providers and monitor service delivery
- Prioritise and schedule major projects effectively to meet the needs of the stakeholders involved
- Direct the preparation and implementation of policies, procedures and standards
- Researching and evaluating new technologies, and keep up to date and proactively management any Information Technology issues that will impact the business
- Responsible for the network infrastructure, it’s maintenance, development and ongoing availability
- Accountable for ensuring business continuity, disaster recovery and system back up Ensure hardware and server infrastructure is maintained and developed in line with Group Strategy
- Compliance with H&S policy and procedures

About you:

- Commercial thinker, with proven Senior IT experience
- Proven track record of driving and defining complex IT strategies commercial business leadership
- Extensive change management and transformation experience, utilising Agile Project management
- Budgetary experience, defining and reporting against KPI’s / milestones
- Experience of managing multiple IT disciplines i.e. software development, technical support, systems architecture etc.
- Broad understanding of computer systems, applications and operating systems
- Demonstrable experience embedding new practices in digital and technology across an organisation that enables core digital teams to focus on more specialist tasks
- In-depth experience of negotiating with and managing third parties
- In-depth Experience of ERP Systems
- Recognises the goals and objectives of different parties and can manage changes that can occur over time
- Negotiates mutually acceptable solutions through compromise and creates ‘win-win’ situations
- Champion and role model a culture of transparency and accountability, establishing continual constructive feedback channels and mechanisms
- Strong motivational and leadership traits to create an environment where people are empowered to realise their full potential

You may have experience of the following: Director of IT, Infrastructure Manager, Director of Information Technology, Network Manager, Regional IT Director, Information Technology, Project Manager, Agile, Business Analyst, IT Operations Manager, Head of Group IT, Change Manager etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.