Chief of IT/Head of IT & Technology

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
14024226/001
Contact
Tom Ferguson
Position/Level
CIO, CTO, Department Head
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English, French

Chief of IT/Head of IT & technology to oversee all IT (Information Technology) functions in our company.

Leading an internal team, other working relationships will include Executive level, Heads of Departments, all interface users and consultants and third-party service provider(s).

Client Details

Fast growing food retail business operating in 10+ countries and more then 900+ stores.

Description

Chief of IT/Head of IT & technology to oversee all IT (Information Technology) functions in our company.

Leading an internal team, other working relationships wil include Executive level, Heads of Departments, all interface users and consultants and third-party service provider(s).

  • Work with the management of the company to understand the main strategic development axes
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Analyse the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs. Supervise the drafting phases of functional specifications and specifications
  • Define the areas of development in terms of business information systems.systems and report to upper management
  • Identify and anticipate the need for upgrades, configurations or new
  • Select the development priorities for the business taking into account all
  • the economic, technical and human constraints of the company
  • Design, lead and deploy all IT road map to support business strategy. Set the projects implemented
  • time, budget and qualitative and quantitative performance objectives for
  • Oversee all IT operations (Including Business need specification, Choice of management, Network, Help desk) Solution, Development, Architecture, Infrastructure, Security, Data
  • Manage the daily progress of projects related to the IT
  • Purchase efficient and cost-effective technological equipment, software,providers. Select and manage contractual relationships with serviceproviders resources. Negotiate contract with IT software, material and consultant's
  • Lead all steering committee with providers
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup system
  • Set up and follow the performance dashboards of the IT. Put in place all actions to assure a sustainable and reliable IT system.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance
  • Continuing to build and develop the team as the company grows. Install backup skills within the team.
  • Create, defend and control a budget

Profile

Chief of IT/ Head of IT & technology:

  • IT Director who has created and led on IT & Software Road map
  • The ideal candidate will be creating and implementing IT systems allowing a start-up to grow to an established company in term of IT.
  • Proven as head of IT/IT Director or similar role
  • You have worked with a growing company transitioning from a small start-up to a large and impactful company in term of IT system.
  • Understanding of Agile/Scrum delivery methodology Open source environment knowledge.
  • Ability to have a business involvement and view and to transpose it into IT strategy and priorities.
  • Work closely with the CEO and other senior management
  • Proven in leading teams / projects.
  • Food / Retail background (POS) is a plus

Job Offer

£100k to £130k

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