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Head of IT

  • Job reference: 28285
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Other
  • Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + package and bonus

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Head of IT (£90k - £110k) - Central London

We are currently engaged with an international FTSE 100 FMCG based in London who are in the market for a Head of IT to lead and develop their technology function in the UK.

We are looking for individuals with a strong commercial acumen and experience in transforming Central Corporate Functions such as investor relations, pensions, insurance, legal support, tax and treasury management.

The Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Group IT Director and based in London the role will be responsible for:

  • Setting the vision, strategy and plans for the IS support required for central functions, promoting the opportunities that applications and technology present.
  • Structuring and leading the Central IS team, driving and delivering continuous improvements to the IS service and project delivery for the functions that is compliant with standards and procedures.
  • Being directly responsible to the Corporate IS steering committee for the provision of a responsive, reliable and cost effective IS service to meet the commercial and functional requirements for each function / stakeholder group.
  • Building effective relationships with multiple stakeholders to understand the current and emerging requirements of the individual functions/stakeholders in order to deliver the relevant IS solutions, projects and services.
  • Building effective relationships with 3rd party support organisations and the IT Shared Service Centre.
  • Reviewing the capability and performance of 3rd party suppliers, holding them to account when performance is below the required standard.
  • Ensuring that the Corporate IS systems and applications are secure and all compliance processes are appropriate and are completed on time.
  • The business continuity planning IS capability across the central locations and any 3rd party business continuity service provider ensuring that all functions can continue to operate to meet business requirements.
  • Defining and delivering to the Corporate IS budget working with the IT SSC and central finance team.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to work with a huge brand name and within a business that is passional about career and personal development. There is a strong preference for candidates that have an IT Business Partnering background or who have extensive stakeholder engagement experience.

If you feel like role would be a strong match for your skill set, please submit your CV.

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