Head of Technology – Software Development Expertise – Agile and Waterfall. I am looking for someone who delivers a strategic approach to work closely with the IT Director and oversee policy, development and provide solutions to complex issues. You must be able to demonstrate skills/experience in successfully managing high volume, service oriented IT project portfolios, systems, strategic planning, e-commerce, contract negotiation/maintenance, metrics and reporting. You will also need the knowledge and understanding of complex financial analysis, business process redesign and Software Development Life Cycles as well as experience of operating a Bi-Modal software delivery function and supporting a broad range of technologies and application platforms.
- Direct the development, implementation and maintenance of application system initiatives in order to provide systems that allow the company to maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace
- Provide leadership to IT systems, prioritising projects and ensuring commitments are met while providing high quality and cost effective solutions that meet customers’ expectations
- Direct all initiatives for Corporate IT systems ensuring that employees remain focused on customer expectations and satisfaction
- Define and lead all phases of the testing and quality assurance process to ensure all applications/systems initiatives are developed, implemented and maintained according to the quality standards
- Accountable for the transition of all IT solutions into the live environment including Early Life Support
- Direct and manage employee hiring, performance assessment, development, mentoring, training and budgets
- Provide knowledge and support to assist in department strategic planning
- Maintain a high level of knowledge in advanced and emerging systems development technology in order to offer recommendations on infrastructure refinement
- Maintain a high level of knowledge in data warehouse practices, data management tools and reporting/decision support tools in order to provide corporate vision and oversight of the current environment to offer recommendations that enable the company to maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace
- Develop and manage relevant relationships within the Group and with external partners and suppliers to best support the business and to represent the Groups best interest
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Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £80k-£100k + Good Benefits
Telephone:01442 291 800