IT Director

Location: City of London, London Salary: Competitive
Sector: IT Service Provider Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/068820_1582293011

Our Client is a Global FMCG Global Company with offices in West London. They are searching for a highly qualified Information System & Information Technology Regional Director who can contribute to the company's ongoing growth as well as managing Information Technology activities, to ensure a stable and smooth operation.

Responsibilities and Duties will include:

  • The ISIT director will be responsible to secure an optimal IS support in all aspects of the company.
  • Responsible for planning, designing building and effectively operating the Information System Solutions to support the ongoing growth of the company business in the UK & Ireland
  • Contribute to and drive business strategy decisions to leverage technology enabled processes.
  • Challenge existing business practices and drive changes to technology enabled best practices.
  • Working strategically to partner with various stakeholders at GM and C-level across the UK & Ireland to achieve organisational priorities as well as managing the relationship between the business and IT.
  • Leading management activities and managing their impact across the unit or other departments
  • Managing budget of up to £20M for Information Systems and Information Technology across the business in the UK & Ireland while considering cost and benefits including staffing and sourcing as well as outsourcing & supplier contracts.
  • Ensuring security compliance of systems and disaster recovery management.
  • Taking responsibility for hiring and management of people across all units in the UK & Ireland
  • Ensure investments meet and/or exceed service level agreements and customer (business) satisfaction levels on a cost-effective basis
  • Ensure alignment of the IS service delivery with the business strategy and drive the business to utilise competitive advantages through technology enabled processes.
  • Formalise and manage IS strategic planning within the IS master plan exercise.
  • Build and monitor jointly agreed SLAs and Scorecards, indicating the desired and real service level.
  • Actively participate in crisis management

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • 10-15 years of overall experience in Information Systems & Information Technology
  • 4-5 years of experience as a Head of ISIT
  • Master's degree is required
  • Strong Stakeholder Management Skills
  • Ability to travel 20-25 %
  • Business Leadership Competencies
  • IS Service Level Management
  • IS Strategy implementation
  • Project management experience
  • Effectiveness & efficiency assessment
  • Financial and Purchasing ability
  • IS value proposition assessment

***Applications from all over the world are welcome***

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