Head of Technology

Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Southampton, Hampshire
£140,000 per annum
31 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Head of Technology
Up to £150k base + Excellent Benefits + Generous Bonus
Southampton, Hampshire

As a preferred recruitment partner to this well-established global financial services organisation we have been asked to assist in the hire of a Senior Technical Lead to take responsibility as Head of Technology for a portfolio of technology products focus sing on corporate finance, corporate reporting and to a lesser degree HR. There is a heavy data management / data reporting focus too in this role.

We are looking for a senior technologist. An individual that has perhaps risen up from hands-on software development, into software architecture and then into a technical leadership role. You will have ownership of the technology roadmap for this portfolio of products. You will lead a team of c.35 individuals.

You will be taking ownership of what is considered as a flagship programme of work. There is a complex programme of work here and our client are looking to attract a credible rising star.

Key Skills / Experience
-Large-Scale, Complex IT Environment Experience (Multi-National / EMEA)
-Clear Technical Leadership
-Corporate Financial Systems Experience (Large scale general ledger systems)
-ERP Systems Experience
-Strong Data Skills: Big Data / Data Analytics / Data Warehousing / Data Reporting
-Third Party Management
-Working with Agile and DevOps Environments
-HR Systems Experience helpful

Location: This position is located in the heart of the innovative city of Southampton just a few minutes' walk from the train station and is accessible by a direct line from London Waterloo. The seaside city of Southampton has parks and commons, history and heritage, a world class educational institution and is on the doorstep of the beautiful New Forest National Park with quaint villages and open space. It is also just a 30 minute drive from the UK's favourite beach in Bournemouth. Commutable with great rail and road links from Surrey, Berkshire, Sussex, Wiltshire, Dorset and London.

Excellent Benefits / Package: As well as a competitive base salary, you will benefit from a brand new benefits scheme that is one of the most competitive in the market, with an excellent pension scheme, life assurance, income protection, private healthcare and a range of additional flexible benefits including income protection, critical illness cover, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, car parking, retail vouchers, partner life assurance, travel insurance, dining cards, health screenings, healthcare cash plan, gadget insurance, gym membership and cycle to work scheme. A performance related bonus is also on offer (typically 15% - 30% and has paid out every year for the past 29 years).

Client Relationship: This role is being managed by Nick Gordon who founded Deerfoot in 1997. With extensive knowledge and experience in the IT Recruitment Industry (over 25 years) he has established a very close and successful relationship with this client. We will always email you the full role specification, name our client and wait for your formal approval before we send your CV to this client.

Candidates may have held the following job titles; Head of Technology, Director of Technology, CIO, CTO, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Technical Officer, Head of Technical Operations, Chief IT Officer, Technology Lead, IT Director, Head of Development, Head of Software Development, Software Development Manager.

Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. We will always email you a full role specification, name our client and wait for your email authorisation before we send your CV to this organisation. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. 1070906).