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Head of IT (M/F)
We are a HR Agency, and we´re looking for an experienced Head of IT, for a client.
To oversee our Information technology (IT) Team.
You will be the one of the main players advising on our clients' IT strategy and ensuring that all systems necessary to support their operations and objectives are in place.
An outstanding Head of IT must have a solid IT background and consistently keep up-to-date with advancements of the field. Apart from education and experience, must have every quality of a leader and a strong strategic and business acumen.
The goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to our company so as to facilitate the success of our business.
- Setting objectives and strategies for the IT department always with our goals in mind and working alongside our Regional and GIT structure.
- Leading IT staff, with responsibility for hiring, evaluation, training, mentoring, guiding, disciplinary procedures and dismissals.
- Selecting and implementing suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits.
- Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
- Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with IT providers
- Oversee the technological infrastructure in the organization to ensure optimal performance
- Direct and organize IT- related projects (budgeting for IT capex, to ensure IT infra/networks are maintained and/or enhanced over the longer term in line with business requirements)
- Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage
- Analyse the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions
Qualifications (Desirable) & Experience (On the job):
- BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field
- Excellent organizational and leadership skills
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
- Proven experience as Head of IT or similar managerial role
- Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
- Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
- Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
- Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
- A strong strategic and business mindset
- Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques – Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, etc;
- Experience with MySQL and Data Modelling;
If you are looking for a new challenge and this sounds interesting as well as in line with your experience, feel free to approach us.
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