Head of IT – Financial Services – Central London

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Head of IT – Financial Services – Central London

Head of IT required for a global organisation based in Central London, where you will be responsible for providing assistance in all aspects of the organisations global IT infrastructure. Reporting directly to the CIO, you will play a key part in determining the IT strategy and direction, alongside providing day-to-day management and support of the IT team.

Previous experience working in Financial Services would be highly desirable.

Key responsibilities

  • Overall management of the company’s information technology and computer systems.
  • Monitor the company’s infrastructure in order to identify and prevent issues and recommend solutions.
  • Plan, organise, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures.
  • Introduce processes to ensure the security of data, network access and backup systems.

Key Skills of the role

  • Proven experience as a Senior IT Manager or relevant senior management experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and computer hardware/software systems.
  • Expertise in data centre management, data governance and cloud solutions (O365).
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and networking installation.
  • Able to manage and motivate the IT team members, both those in the London office and those working in other countries.
  • Strong project management skills and multitasking abilities.
  • Ability to speak French would be an advantage.

Salary

The salary for this position is between £80,000 – £90,000 per annum, depending on experience, plus benefits.

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Head of IT – Financial Services – Central London

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