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Head of IT Infrastructure

  • Location

    Cambridgeshire

  • Job Function:

    Information Technology

  • Sector:

    FMCG

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £80000.00 per annum + 25% bonus

  • Contact:

    Matthew Marshall

  • Contact email:

    matthew.marshall@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1046_1660316016

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-11-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Marshall

You will lead the provision of infrastructure and IT services for this leading organisation ensuring its ability to meet it's clients requirements. You will design and implement long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining systems and software based on the business needs. You will build and support the IT underpinning the IT services.

This is a growing organisation built on solid foundations and motivated by doing this properly. They invest in their people and their tech and have achieved great success following their model.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Project management of Infrastructure workloads, tasking service delivery and engineers
  • Lead in design, development, and implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Play a key role in the selection process of systems & services with a strategic and holistic view.
  • Responsible to develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.
  • Working with the IT Security, Applications, and Analytics leads in terms of consistent global, regional, and business-aligned strategy.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness, performance, capability and systems flexibility.
  • Lead the review of existing systems architecture in the technology portfolio; make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives.
  • Take ownership to develop, document, communicate, and enforce a policy for standardising systems and software in alignment with goals and objectives.
  • Lead the development and commission of new systems and services ensuring they are supportable and manageable as well as overseeing their transition into business.

This role will suit a team player and someone able to manage a small team. you will be able to manage multiple projects at the same time and ideally have had experience of integrating acquisitions.

  • Hands on Core Microsoft technologies including Active Directory, Office 365, SharePoint Online Azure, Windows Server, Intune, Teams, VMWare vSphere.
  • Strong networking skills
  • Demonstrable project management experience
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills
  • Confident in working with different countries/cultures, external IT consultants and a wide range of people from across the business
  • Commercially astute
  • Client service orientation with experience of dealing with difficult situations, developing others, team leadership, teamwork and cooperation

Circa £80,000 plus 25% bonus plus bens

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.