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IT Director

You will be joining a global real estate business who are disrupting the market by focusing on operating in an agile and predominantly digital style. They have multiple business models across the group and your role will face off group wide with overall responsibility for IT, reporting to the CTO.

You will be part of a small but capable IT team and supported by a strong set of suppliers. You will be as equally comfortable managing and maintaining good IT service as you will delivering strategic change across our business systems and client technology solutions

Location: London (Hybrid model)

Remuneration: up to £125,000 + bonus + benefits.

Your role as Director of IT

  • Strategy - Working with senior management teams to initiate these changes through a formal business planning or business case process. Requires a detailed understanding of Service Management disciplines and associated toolsets.

  • Application Portfolio Management - Managing the suppliers and delivery teams to ensure the pipeline is successfully delivered within the agreed timescales.

  • Team Management - Motivating team members and recognizing good performance, ensuring a culture of collaboration and communication within and across teams

  • Service Management & Operational Performance - Paramount to the role is to ensure the core business service is maintained to the expected standards, including CRM system and revenue generating websites (24/7).

  • Supplier & Performance Management - You will ensure Instant has the right mix of suppliers to cater for current and evolving IT requirements. This is a heavily outsourced environment.

  • Budget Management, Risk Policy and Security, Stakeholder Management

Ideally to be successful as Director of IT

  • You will have previously maintained similar posts as Director of IT in similar small - medium sized organization where you have been responsible for applications through to infrastructure and service management through to change.

  • You will have had exposure to how a large enterprise runs and advances their technology. Understanding technology at scale and the considerations required.

  • An open and direct communicator, you will be comfortable liaising with people at all levels of seniority including external clients and be adept at translating complex and technical into simple understandable language.

  • Experienced at managing distributed teams including internal staff, on shore and offshore suppliers.

  • Good working knowledge of service management principles, ITIL and running an IT operational department.

  • Ideal candidate will have experience with Salesforce CRM, O365, Digital Businesses and commercially aware.

Sound interesting? Please do apply directly for more detail.