Group Head of IT

  • Job Reference: 277933/5/kc
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Metzger Search & Selection
  • Location: South East England
  • Salary: £70,000 to £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus, car allowance & benefits
  • Sector: Facilities Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A highly successful and acquisitive Support Services Group PLC, who provide technology led solutions to their clients, has been expanding rapidly both in the UK and internationally. Following several acquisitions in the UK and France (with future ones in the pipeline) there is the requirement to hire a highly skilled Group Head of IT to oversee and lead IT enabled business change and integration.

The role offers a challenging and exciting career move where you can make a significant impact in this acquisitive environment. The role is strategic and operational and requires a hands on approach with a strategic mindset to lead the Group through IT integration and change.

Capable of developing the IT strategy in line with the business goals you will also need to successfully delivery key projects which requires commercial savvy and strong leadership and influencing skills.

In essence you will ideally have experience in acquisitions, integration, transformation, new technologies and change in a B2B environment.

*Confident, ambitious with a persuasive manner
*Hands on and still enjoy 'rolling up your sleeves'
*Commercially astute
*Consultative and open style

IT Requirements/Qualifications
*A minimum of 6 year's experience in a similar commercial, IT role
*Degree in Computer Science or related field
*Keeping up to date with new technologies

A background in Property and Building Services, Emergency Repairs or Installation businesses would be a plus. The ability to speak and understand French would also be a big bonus.
If you believe you have the blend of appropriate technology expertise and the high quality interpersonal skills that are essential, please apply with a CV in word format, including details of your current salary & package.

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