Head of IT - South Manchester base - Excellent salary & benefits package on offer
My South Manchester based engineering client is currently looking to recruit a Head of IT, with a background in either the engineering or manufacturing sectors, to come into the business and provide leadership on existing projects, new and innovative projects and business as usual tasks.
As well as proven experience of creating, driving and implementing new strategies you will have responsibility for managing and maintaining the performance of key infrastructure systems and guiding the business on budgetary spend on IT infrastructure.
In this role you will have several high level, strategic responsibilities including overseeing IT operations, supervise systems and internal IT staff as well as third party contractors, monitoring daily operations including server hardware, software, and operating systems.
As well as this you'll be coordinating IT activities to ensure client, server, and data availability as well as network services and identifying and eliminating security vulnerabilities with strategic solutions that increase data security.
You'll have some experience in evaluating technology risks in order to develop a network disaster recovery plan and backup procedures.
A key aspect of this role will be leading the development of strategies related to the organization's IT infrastructure including PC, server, network, telecommunication and IT security and helping to support business growth in the coming years.
You will have experience of determining business requirements for IT systems, directing and supporting the implementation of new software and hardware, identifying and recommending new technology solutions and leading the delivery of an industry 4.0 roadmap to a digital manufacturing operation.
The initial focus of the job will be to assess the current infrastructure to deliver improvement strategy and also to look at my client's new site and lead the strategy for the facility.
If this role sounds like it could be of interest to you send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org - Thanks.