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Head of IT Services

  • Job reference: 28469
  • Location: Brighton
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Cloud Services
  • Salary: £1 per annum

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Position: Head of IT Services

Location: Sussex

Salary: highly competitive remuneration

I am currently working with a leading utility company who are actively seeking a Head of IT Services. The Head of IT Services will be a key member of the Senior IT Leadership team, accountable for the organisations new IT Services function covering Service Management, Service Transition, Operations (covering Networks, Servers, DC/DR, Desktop, Mobile, etc.), Supplier and Commercial Management.

Key Objectives:

  • Build and optimise the utilisation of resources in delivering and supporting operations;
  • Determine the most appropriate design of infrastructure in conjunction with the IT architecture teams to support the business, taking into account prevailing best practices and technologies;
  • Work with Information Security to provide adherence to the requirements of the Data Protection Act and other security / Information Governance policies/standards.
  • Control and manage the operational costs of the IT Services Team, including the preparation, submission and monitoring of operational budgets that meet prevailing objectives and constraints;
  • In conjunction with Senior IT Leadership team, ensure that IT/IS systems, infrastructure and stored data are secure against internal and external threats and position effective and appropriate measures for risk management and information security;
  • Oversee provision of end-user transition and support services in conjunction with IT service-desk and associated technical support services;
  • Responsible for the implementation and testing of IT and IS systems business continuity to support the organisation's business continuity plans;
  • Oversee negotiation and administration of relevant vendor, outsourced suppliers and consultant service agreements and contracts.

To find out more please contact chris.byrne@lafosse.com on 0207 932 1672.

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