Head of IT
£55000 - £70000.00
D&A are delighted to be partnering with one of the largest Logistics networks in the UK to find an experienced Head of IT to help develop and maintain the infrastructure for this multi location business.
The role is responsible for ensuring that the business has clear, demand driven IT function which supports the client across all sites and functions. In conjunction with this demand led approach, the role must also define and deliver an efficient operating model for a logistics business and IT services which takes advantage of the technological developments in the sector to provide lean, more cost effective solutions for the business.
Provide day to day management of IT function, including the management of all IT suppliers. Ensure IT infrastructure and applications function efficiently, and remain fit for purpose, whilst working alongside key business stakeholders to define and develop change projects in support of the overall business objectives.
An experience IT Manager / Service Delivery Manager with previous professional experience obtained in a similar IT leadership role.
Proven experience of effective leadership is essential including the management of a hybrid internal and outsourced IT Services team
Good understanding of technology covering the spectrum of IT activities required to operate a logistics business efficiently. This includes eCommerce and Digital strategies for B2B and B2C processes.
Demonstrable IT experience in a logistics business.
Proven experience of delivering business change
Experience of working with and influencing senior managers and directors
Experience of handling outsourced services, external suppliers and service providers
Strong analysis skills proven in a commercial environment together with the capability to deal with pressured and time dependant business issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to challenge and influence at management levels
High level of drive, enthusiasm and tenacity with the highest levels of integrity
Taking an innovative approach and challenging the status quo
In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, good benefits, and the backing of senior management to develop the department the way you decide.