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IT Director

  • Job reference: 38902
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Technology Leadership
  • Salary: £120000 - £160000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits

IT Director - London - £120,000 - £160,000

A leading advertiser are looking for an IT Director to head up their IT Function in the UK.

This role will have complete responsibility for the UK IT function, this spans areas such as, IT Services, Data, Contracts, Business Change and Digital IT.


  • To strategise and execute the IT business plan, delivering against key objectives along the way. This includes managing large scale IT projects
  • Working with key stakeholders to improve standards and drive performance across the business
  • Fully accountable for the department's IT budget (£3m-£8m) effective spending on performance driving areas
  • The ability to effectively business partner across the organisation with a range of stakeholders, both local and international
  • To deliver and manage key IT projects that are on time, budget and delivered at an outstanding level
  • Identify key areas of need for the IT business area
  • Regular performance reviews to be carried out and all standards to be met in line with global IT policy and procedure
  • Maintain regular and collaborative relationships with other business units to ensure informed decisions are made across the wider business
  • Management of 25+ staff members, developing and motivating these staff to deliver
  • Forge outstanding supplier relationships with third parties to ensure a high performing support network which feeds into the core IT function
  • The experience and ability to create and deliver a full data strategy, from start, to finish

Experience Required:

  • A proven track record at Head of IT/IT Director/CIO level
  • Experience of leading an IT department of 20+ (within a media or digitally focused business would be desirable)
  • Demonstrable experience of working with senior business leaders to deliver results
  • The ability and track record of strategically planning projects and delivering them against budget and timeframe
  • Strong personal skills
  • Experience of working in both global and local IT environments

This role is a fantastic opportunity to work with a global brand and within a business that is passionate about personal development. There is a strong preference for candidates that have worked within a media/advertising/digitally focused business with strong data strategy skills.

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

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