Interim Head of Networks

London (Greater) (GB)
Market Rate
08 Nov 2018
22 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Leading London-based manufacturing business is looking to hire an Interim Head of Networks. The business is currently going through a wholesale transformation across their entire IT estate, so this individual will not only be responsible for running the network function on a day to day basis, but will also be heavily involved in bedding in the new operating model, setting up new third party agreements, building out the team, etc.

Key skills / experience required include:

  • Proven track record of leading network teams within international, globally distributed businesses, preferably within manufacturing or FMCG / CPG
  • Strong understanding of core networking technologies including MPLS, SD WAN, IPVPN, VoIP, etc. and preferably CCNP / CCIE qualified
  • Excellent experience working with third party vendors, from vendor selection through to setting SLAs, etc.
  • Must be a self-starter who his happy to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in
  • Will be adept at dealing with ambiguity and adapting to different scenarios
  • Strong transformation background, coupled with excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills

This is an excellent opportunity for a network transformation specialist to embed themselves within this IT organisation and deliver a new network service capability for my client.