Role details

Deputy IT Director

West Midlands   •   £70,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting leadership role for a leading midlands-based education institution
  • Strategic development of IT Service, Intfrastructure, Projects and Support.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading higher-education institution in the west midlands.

Job Description

Reporting to the executive board, the Deputy IT Director will hold responsibility for the development and implementation of a new group-level strategic road-map for the institutions IT function.

  • Provide line-management for the technical heads of IT Infrastructure, Information Security, Networks, Support and Architecture.
  • Accountability for a multi-million pound operational, capital and project budget.
  • Develop a collaborative and student-centric approach to IT, working in partnership with key business stakeholders including Deans, academic staff, faculty leaders, and students.
  • Develop a strategic IT road-map that both integrates and compliments an innovative group-level digital and wider institutional programmes and initiatives.
  • Continual improvement of operational and commercial efficiency of existing IT service delivery.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for the post of Deputy IT Director, candidates must adhere to the following criteria:

  • Proven track record of implementing a group-level strategic IT road-map.
  • Success in managing multi-million OPEX and CAPEX IT budgets.
  • A technical or commercial background in IT, such as Infrastructure, Service, Software Development or IT Project Delivery.
  • Strong personnel leadership and man-management skills, with the ability to lead, empower and improve multidisciplined teams across several locations.
  • Track record of delivering major IT or Business change programmes.
  • Previous success within the Higher Education sector.

What's on Offer

£70,000 - £80,000 p/a

Comprehensive benefits package

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