Head Of IT

Competitive | Hove | Permanent
Posted 20 days ago

Head of IT Services
South Coast - East Sussex
£90,000 package
Agile working environment

A fantastic opportunity based in the South coast of England has come up within a Financial Services client who are looking for a Head of IT to hold end-to-end responsibility for ensuring effective delivery of IT services to the business.

Working with Group Heads of department from finance to shape the development of the IT service proposition to meet the needs of Group Finance customers and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Operations Delivery, Strategy, Governance, Relationship management and compliance. The organisation have systems in place which hold highly sensitive information of customers therefor they will need to ensure the business security requirements are met and remaining compliant with GDPR is a must.

You will have 3 direct reports, each of whom will have teams below them so leadership in previous experience is needed. The successful candidate will need to ensure the various teams are kept engaged and positive.

Substantial experience managing IT services delivery, gained in an insurance and/or banking environment
• Deep understanding of a variety of IT delivery models, including waterfall and agile.
• Excellent understanding of IT architectures, infrastructures and business processes they support and the ability to interpret these into innovative system solutions to meet business needs
• Demonstrable experience building out innovative IT & systems strategies and their links to business strategies
• Understanding of established and emerging technologies and the willingness to push boundaries to deliver better solutions
• Experience and understanding of IT service management, including the IT service lifecycle and key processes such as service design, transition and operation
• Good problem solving and analytical and financial skills
• Track record of building effective relationships in complex environments
• Proven background in adapting to trends and openness to new ideas
• Good team management skills, ability to develop and mentor individuals.
• Strong organisational and change management skills and attention to detail, with a demonstrated ability to priorities and work independently, managing a high-volume of tasks and deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully engage and influence a broad range of individuals across various businesses and key support functions

Head of IT Services
South Coast - East Sussex
£90,000 package
Agile working environment

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Banks

01442 509 072

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