Head of Information Services / Head of IT

  • Job Reference: PR1673ISA
  • Date Posted: 24 July 2018
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80,000 to £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable, dependent on experience
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, I.T. & Communications, Account Management, Project Management, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Ieuan Savage
  • Email: i.savage@prosper-is.com
  • Telephone: 029 2002 6336

Job Description

Job Title:  Head of Information Services.
Location:  Central London.
Salary:  £80-90,000 per annum, negotiable dependent upon experience.
Start Date:  August / September 2018.

Are you an experienced Head of Information Services?  Do you want to work on one of the leading Engineering Infrastructures projects in the UK?  If so,  then please get in touch to discuss this exciting new opportunity!

We are currently working alongside a leading global Engineering organisation,  as they search for an experienced Head of IS / IT to join their expanding team in Central London.
*you would be responsible for the development and implementation of information systems and information management strategies, ensuring they are responsive to complex project requirements, meet project objectives and comply with the relevant regulatory, client and parent company policies and standards.
*you would be tasked with managing a team (12) of IT professionals to deliver services and support to project team members.
*the Information Services team is split into four main areas – IT Support, Technical architecture and Security, IT project change and Information Management.

Within this exciting new position,  you would be tasked with the following responsibilities:
*to lead and manage the Information Systems team and ensure there is the appropriate level of resource to meet demand.
*identify and manage risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies.
*ensure the project has a robust information security policy in place.
*identify and establish trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a one team approach.
*establish and manage the governance process for IS / IT and ensure the processes and procedures are created and maintained for IS / IT.
*programme manage change projects through the entire project lifecycle using the project's Business Change Methodology and ensure deliverables are produced on time, to cost and quality targets.
We anticipate that the successful applicant for this position will have the following skills,  knowledge and experience:
*proven IS / IT team leadership and experience of delivering IS / IT solutions in a major engineering infrastructure project,  preferably in a government context.
*previous roles which have required an input to the development of business / change strategy.
*demonstrable experience of aligning IS / IT support to project agreed processes and embedding their use and improvement.
*an understanding in one or more of the following disciplines and to be able to translate users' needs into IS / IT solutions,  for example IM, BIM, GIS, Document Management.
*desireable to have Prince 2 (or other similar project management qualification) and / or Lean Six Sigma qualification.

Should you feel that you possess the skills,  knowledge and experience to succeed within this exceptional new opportunity for an experienced Head of Information Services on a leading Engineering Infrastructure project, then please contact us for further information and details.

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