Head of IT - West Midlands - to £90,000

Recruiter
Opus IT Consulting
Location
Walsall
Salary
£80000.00 - £90000.00 pa + 30% bonus, CA
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Skills: Head of IT. Professional Services background preferred e.g. legal, consultancy, financial services, banking, insurance. Head of IT is required for a award winning sector leader who are passionate about looking after their staff as well as delivering excellent products and services within their field. This role is pivotal to the success of the IT department of this forward thinking, award winning professional services company. As Head of IT you will be responsible for managing and inputting into the strategic development of key areas including: IT Operations / Infrastructure and Service Desk / Helpdesk, Business Intelligence (BI); Data Governance and IT Development. We are looking for a Head of IT who is comfortable working within a fluid environment and can flex to adapt to a growing business, someone who is keen to ensure that strategy is being implemented but also where necessary get involved at a high level on technical issues. This is not a technical role, but a technical understanding of what goes on within your department of IT, Infrastructure, BI, Data and Development is essential. As Head of IT, a key function of your role will be to lead the department on a day to day basis, becoming an extension of the boards' vision when leading your team. Using your expertise, you will also be responsible for developing your team, creating standards and driving service excellence as well as engaging with the business. This is an opportunity where you can really make your mark and help drive the department forward. Experience of managing teams of people within IT Development, IT Infrastructure & Service Desk and Business Intelligence departments is preferred. Company benefits include a car or car allowance, an excellent (and more importantly achieveable) bonus, 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays which increases with length of service, contributory pension plus more. Basic salary will be circa £80,000 to £90,000. Based near to Walsall, Birmingham and commutable via the M6 from Birmingham, Telford, Stafford, Wolverhampton, Shropshire, Solihull, Telford, Dudley, West Bromwich, Shrewsbury, Stourbridge and much of Birmingham and the West Midlands. Opus IT Consulting are specialists in IT Recruitment. We work hard to find our candidates their perfect roles within fantastic organisations across the UK. If this role isn't right for you, please still get in touch with us as we may have other roles which may suit you better. We also offer up to £500 for every successful referral, if you know someone who matches this skill set please let us know. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Opus IT Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.