Group Head of ICT
Group Head of ICT – Carlisle – up to £80K + Benefits
An international business based in Carlisle are actively hiring for a Group Head of ICT to support huge projects including the completion of an ERP rollout, defining IT strategy and overall management of international locations, offices and staff.
Our client are a global name who have forged a reputable name for decades. Following consistent growth and a period of significant investment, there is now an active requirement for a Group Head of ICT to take a leading role in driving and support profitability.
The key responsibilities of this role include:
- Create and maintain IT strategy in coordination with stakeholder needs
- Build strong relationships with stakeholders, senior management and business leaders internationally
- Manage the development and implementation of current and future projects
- Day to day IT team and system management
- Work with existing third party suppliers on contracts and legislation
- Ongoing review and design of business security and data policy
In order to apply for this role we are looking for the following experience:
- A track record leading IT / in a very senior IT position
- Dealing with senior stakeholders (CEO’s, Directors, Board members etc)
- Demonstrable experience dealing with large projects e.g. product implementations
- Exemplary change management experience
- Team leadership
- Strong relationship building expertise
- Technical skills ranging from ERP, Cloud to SaaS and web based are beneficial
This is a senior role with a growing organisation, however operates in a small and tightly knit team. With this in mind the culture fit of the successful applicant is absolutely vital – you must be able to liaise well with various departments, build strong relationships whilst also being able to challenge stakeholders and drive output when necessary.
This role comes with a more than competitive basic salary and a strong benefits package. Ideally the successful applicant will be based within a commutable distance to Carlisle however if you live further afield the business are flexible to home based working etc. to accommodate.
Interviews for this position are due to take place ASAP so please do not delay in applying.
Carlisle / Cumbria / Group Head of ICT / Head of IT / IT Director / ERP / Cloud / SaaS / Web / Development