Head of IT

Manchester Permanent £70,000 - £78,000 per year
  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing and successful technology business
  • Multiple award-winning company, with globally felt reach

About Our Client

This is an award-winning technology business that care for their employees. They are a fast growing successful technology business with significant financial backing, they strive to create an environment to work in that is dynamic and supportive. The Head of IT position is a newly created opportunity which would be perfect for an IT Manager who is ready to take the leap in their next career or a Head of IT that wants a change of scenery; this is the opportunity for you to make a difference and secure a role where you can make an impact.

Job Description

Head of IT will assume diverse responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Lead the internal review of all applications and systems; encompassing full rationalisation of the technology landscape with the support of upper management
  • Take responsibility for vendors and spend review e.g. documentations and licences for a consolidation review of budget.
  • In this role the chosen candidate will be a stakeholder, meaning the ownership of IT budget falls within this remit
  • Within this role is the opportunity to recruit, hire and train members of staff.
  • Liaise closely with the security team
  • Take part in the 3rd party ERP/CRM selection.
  • Begin to implement ITIL processes (Change, request
  • Introduce best practice and governance in line with business needs.
  • Responsible for creating a service catalogue.
  • Ensure documentation and compliance is in line with company standards

The Successful Applicant

The Head of IT should possess the following:

  • Demonstrated expertise in IT management, ideally rooted in an Infrastructure/Support Services domain.
  • Proficiency in technical management, skilled in information analysis, and a comprehensive familiarity with computer hardware and software systems, including CRM and ERP platforms.
  • A robust grasp of project management principles, enabling effective oversight of IT initiatives and endeavours.
  • Prior experience in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), coupled with the ability to communicate proficiently with stakeholders across all organisational levels.
  • Experience with these key technologies: M365 (Exchange, Teams, SharePoint) , Azure AD (Entra ID), InTune (MDM, MS Defender)
  • Proven track record in implementing processes and establishing frameworks to streamline operations and optimise organisational efficiency (e.g. ITIL, governance and compliance)

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary range of £70,000 - £78,000 per annum
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive private medical coverage
  • 25 days of annual leave, with increments tied to tenure
  • Standard pension plan
  • Life assurance coverage at four times your annual salary
  • A nurturing and inclusive workplace environment
  • The chance to be part of a pioneering force in the Technology sector in Manchester



This is the opportunity to enhance your leadership capabilities and step into a role where you will truly make a difference. If you feel that you could be a good fit for this opportunity, click apply and we will be eagerly awaiting your CV!

Contact
Ada Nwandu
Quote job ref
JN-032024-6381212
Phone number
+44 161 829 0417

Job summary

Job function
Technology
Subsector
IT Management
Sector
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Manchester
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Ada Nwandu
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0417
Job reference
JN-032024-6381212