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Head of IT

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Agile, Change & Product

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rick Seivewright

  • Contact email:

    rick@pioneer-search.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3170_1634826379

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-28

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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IT Manager

Professional Services company is currently looking to make a new hire to the business for an experienced IT Manager. The business has a fully outsourced IT Infrastructure to an MSP with Application Development being delivered via Software Vendors. There is a small local team that take on daily BAU tasks / management of the Managed Service Provider with the new IT Manager taking ownership of IT Strategy, Budgets (approx. £3m), Vendor Management, Service Delivery and taking responsibility for day to day operations from the current CIO as the company expands and the CIO's role evolves.

The company has a user base of 300 spread across two UK locations, in London and the South West. The successful candidate can be based anywhere in the UK, but with regular travel to the London and the office in the South West (expect 2 days per week travel).

Responsibilities

  • Management of 3rd party outsourced vendors and associated SLAs
  • Management of outsourced 3rd party vendor day to day relationships
  • Management of a small team in IT (IT Operations Manager and IT Support staff)
  • Expertise around MS 0365 and Azure cloud services
  • DR/BCP Planning
  • Work with software development teams to manage new product launches (eg app development)
  • Work with CIO to create and deliver the future state IT strategy

Major Deliverables

  • Working on the fully cloud first strategy with Azure / AWS
  • Full RFP/RFI for a new 3 years MSP Partner
  • Working with the software vendors to monetize some of the applications
  • In-source parts of IT Infrastructure across 1st and 2nd line support and structure the team
  • Support the CIO at Board level with technical roadmap for the future of IT

If you are looking for a role that you can step up to, helping a business to grow with a real appetite for IT investment please contact Rick Seivewright on 0203 828 6957 / rick@pioneer-search.com