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Head of IT Systems

Job Information

Job Title Head of IT Systems
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location Hampshire, England
Salary £58000 - £64000 per annum + Excellent Pension and Benefits
Job Published over 2 years ago
REF GD/PERM/IT/SYS/MGR_1496997279
Contact Name ERP Recruitment Team
Contact Email requirement@pegasus-resource.com

Job Description

Head of I.T Systems, Head of ICT Information Systems, Head of I.T, I.T Manager, ICT Manager, Head of Systems Head of IT Systems - Up to 64k plus excellent pension and benefits - No travel Pegasus currently has an exciting opportunity for a Head of ICT Systems to join an end user organisation who are implementing some of the latest technology, my client has spent the last 3 years going through a multi-million pound I.T structure so it an exciting time to join. The ideal candidate will be someone who has extensive experience managing Information Systems, knows the systems and has potentially progressed from a hands-on background as we need someone who can help deliver. Job Purpose The Head of Information Systems' role is to provide leadership in the operation, management and development of the Information Systems teams. The role includes the responsibility to plan, coordinate, and supervise all activities related to the design, development and implementation of organisational information systems and software applications, and to maintain the information systems through best practices and the appropriate staffing and management of a technical team. The Head of Information Systems is also responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing systems and applications Key Responsibilities Manage the Enterprise Systems development, Business Systems support and Business Intelligence teams responsible for the portfolio of business critical information and software applications Set the overall standards and objectives for the teams, managing performance and professional development, identifying and arranging appropriate training, developing the teams' skills and experience thus equipping the team for both current development requirements and emerging technologies Responsible for the delivery of Information Systems and associated support services to customers across the business including systems availability and performance, support and change management services Responsible for implementing the strategic approach to information and Information systems portfolio management Develop and maintain a roadmap of the existing information systems portfolio ensuring that upgrades and enhancements are evaluated and deployed appropriately in collaboration with business users and technical colleagues Ensure that the Information Systems within the portfolio are compliant with internal security policies and external legislative requirements such as data protection and PCI DSS compliance Set the strategic direction for key processes, including requirements analysis, test management, user-centred design and solution design. Work with colleagues in Infrastructure, Operations and Project teams to put in place robust and repeatable processes for transitioning new services to the live environment Develop and quality assure project proposals and business cases for new information systems and ensure that they meet strategic objectives. Advise the client of the relative opportunities, costs and risk of the proposed projects and current portfolio Work with colleagues to ensure that information systems projects are appropriately resourced and delivered to the highest quality, on time and on budget Knowledge Extensive knowledge of a range of systems, development practices and methods including enterprise information and integration architecture Knowledge of application development tools and techniques Working knowledge of MDM, BI and data warehouse development techniques Awareness of current strategic issues, policies and developments within the HE sector Standards and best practices relating to IT and Information systems development (e.g ITIL, ISO) Detailed knowledge of IT controls and governance procedures including risk assessment and mitigation strategies Experience Proven management and leadership experience Previous experience of leading a team providing high quality application support and development Demonstrable experience and knowledge of the software development lifecycle Experience in the presentation and interpretation of complex information to non-technical audiences Previous experience of Oracle and SQL Server Previous exposure to core HE applications such as Student Records Systems, Finance and HR systems A record of managing complex and significant projects and programmes This is and excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking client and stamp your mark on the IT team. Please send CV now

Ref: GD/PERM/IT/SYS/MGR_1496997279 | Published: 09th Jun 2017

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