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Head of IT

Location: SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN Salary: 40000 - 55000 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Technology Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3073506
Head of IT | £40k - £55k | Swansea | Ecommerce
Ecommerce – CRM – System Management – Process Development – IT Service Provision – Critical System Management – IT Management – 3rd Party Management – Cost Management – Project Management – Stakeholder Management – Technology Roadmap – Business Solutions

Want to join an exciting company experiencing fantastic growth? Looking to be a hands on manager with different projects to keep the day to day exciting? If so, read on…

As the Head of IT for my client, you’ll be responsible for a number of different areas within the business. Having experience with CRM and Ecommerce systems is absolutely essential, as this is a key part of their business.

Key Responsibilities as Head of IT
• Deliver multiple, simple, scalable e-commerce platforms
• Continuous development of existing B2B platform & CRM System
• Ensure uninterrupted IT service provision for all critical systems
• Provide appropriate management, control and deployment of the internal IT department
• As part of the Management team, define and then delivering business objectives
• Manage costs of internal systems, staff and external suppliers
• Deliver an ecosystem that will provide rich information, create efficiencies and provide added value
• Work with the senior management team and other key staff to give them a good understanding of key IT issues
• Define and manage the technology roadmap in order to deliver the business strategy
• Ensure data is accessible and deliverable in efficient, workable formats
• Manage and undertake the full project lifecycle as required for projects
• Manage the development of scalable supportable systems
• Design, plan and execute solutions to meet the business needs
• Manage IT suppliers to ensure that systems and services are provided to appropriate levels of quality within budget
• Manage IT infrastructure, support and development in areas such as data management, networks, servers, PCs, desktop applications, telephone and communications
• Develop and implement the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans
• Ensure that all platforms and technologies remain fit for purpose including future growth, capacity and have continued service life
• Manage, mentor, lead, motivate, develop and direct the IT team

Key Skills required as Head of IT
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in an IT management role
• Minimum 3 years’ experience with e-commerce ecosystems and technologies
• Strong Project Management skills
• Demonstrable ability to understand business processes or problems quickly
• Experience managing external technology suppliers and digital agencies
• Ability to lead, motivate and develop the IT team
• Exposure to AGILE/SCRUM, JIRA
• Proven track record of delivering externally sourced development projects
• Evidence of using cost/benefit analysis techniques in an IT environment
• Exposure to enterprise architecture concepts

Sound like the role for you? Apply below!

Head of IT | £40k - £55k | Swansea | Ecommerce
Ecommerce – CRM – System Management – Process Development – IT Service Provision – Critical System Management – IT Management – 3rd Party Management – Cost Management – Project Management – Stakeholder Management – Technology Roadmap – Business Solutions

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