Head of IT & Data

Head of IT & Data

  • Location

    Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology, Charity

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £73539.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Harry Sansom

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Head of IT & Data

Understanding Recruitment are very excited to be partnering exclusively with Haberdashers' Aske's Schools, one of countries leading private schools based in the heart of Hertfordshire in Elstree. Founded in the 17th century they currently have 2,500 students ranging from the ages of 4-18 years old. A very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of IT & Data who is confident in managing a team of 15+ across all things Infrastructure, Business Applications, Service Desk and Data on a permanent basis.

Working for the Haberdashers' schools you will be working across both the boys' and girls' schools as they embark on their joint 10 year strategy which will see them united under one shared vision for the first time in their history. It is vital that you have strong stakeholder management skills and a real passion for the way technology can help students and teachers alike in an education setting. You will be expected to drive the high standards expected of employees of Haberdashers' school to ensure the highest level of support is received. As the Head of IT & Data it is essential you have a wide range of technical knowledge to be able to lead the migration to cloud based services while also being able to manage two separate organisations as they transition to becoming aligned over the next two years.

As the Head of IT & Data you will need experience in managing the whole IT Strategy, change management and implementing new IT policies. It is also important to have extensive knowledge of IT security. You will be joining at a brilliant time as the school is entering a very exciting period of change. As the Head of IT & Data you will receive an excellent pension, free lunches, access to their state-of-the-art sports facilities and a very generous holiday allowance of 40 days including bank holidays and reduced hours out of term time.

Skills required for the Head of IT & Data are:

- Proven experience as a Head of IT & Data
- Management experience of a small to medium size team (15+)
- Wide range of technical knowledge including cloud based services, IT security and Infrastructure
- Proven stakeholder management skills.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Head of IT & Data who wants to have a lasting impact for a fantastic organisation as they embark on their most exciting transformation in recent years.

Salary & Benefits: £65,000 - £73,539 + Excellent Benefits

Location: Elstree, Hertfordshire

Apply now for immediate consideration regarding this excellent opportunity!

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