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Head of IT

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    London, England

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    £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum

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    Rick Seivewright

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    7 months ago

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Head of IT

A leading Central London Professional Services client of Pioneer Search is looking to recruit a Head of IT to work with the board to take responsibility for all areas of IT Strategy, IT Delivery and head up the IT function on a permanent basis.

Main Responsibilities

The role includes but is not restricted to, the following duties:

  • Responsible for all IT operations
  • Ensure excellence in IT Security & Cyber Security
  • Development of internal technology communications channels
  • Management of the relationship with key vendors
  • Development of the IT strategic road map
  • Review of the existing DR / BCP plans
  • Lead planning for IT elements of office expansion / relocation project
  • Day to day leadership management and upskilling of existing IT team
  • Establish IT policies to support the organisation's strategy and business requirements

Core Requirements and Experience

  • Experience working in Professional Services
  • Technical knowledge and hands on experience with MS Azure, Office 365, Active Directory
  • A proven track record in IT management with appropriate IT and professional qualifications
  • Experience in the RFP/RFI tender process for systems upgrades & changes
  • Proven experience of delivery of successful IT systems and technology projects including the preparation of business cases
  • Knowledge of change management processes
  • Analyse the business requirements of all departments to determine their IT needs
  • Must have a proactive and "can do" attitude, used to and happy to provide IT support to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong organisational skills and methodical work processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in writing to all levels within the organisation and presenting business cases to members at board level

The successful candidate will have

  • A strong track record heading up an IT Function within a professional services environment OR a proven record working at an "IT Manager" level ready to take the next step upward to 'Head Of' level
  • Previously been / currently responsible for delivering IT strategy and delivery and management of a small IT team


  • Private health insurance
  • Personal pension
  • Life assurance
  • Death in service
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days annual leave

If this role looks a great match for your experience, please do get in contact with Rick Seivewright at rick@pioneer-search.com / 0203 828 6957