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Head of IT - Sidmouth Are you seeking a more rewarding career? Passionate about animals and their welfare? If so, why not come and enjoy life on the farm, where you can really help a charitable organisation with their IT strategy and work amongst some truly inspirational people!
Job DescriptionHead of IT - Sidmouth
£50,000 - £60,000
Are you seeking a more rewarding career? Passionate about animals and their welfare?
If so, why not come and enjoy life on the farm, where you can really help a charitable organisation with their IT strategy and work amongst some truly inspirational people!
Who are they?
A wonderful, world-renowned animal charity, which is aspiring for a world where animals live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.
They aim to achieve this by transforming the quality of life for animals and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.
Situated on the picturesque South Devon Coast, near the village of Sidmouth, they have over 700 employees and volunteers who work for the charity.
What do they need?
As Head of IT you will be responsible for managing the IT strategy and driving efficiency through the use of technology across the charity.
You will take the lead on the strategic development, management and operating of the IT systems and manage and motivate the IT team to deliver and effective and highly regarded service across the charity.
What will I be doing?
You will be developing and managing an IT strategy which identifies the future direction of the use of technology within the charity, to drive efficiencies and define business relevant KPI's to measure the success of the strategy
Undertaking a critical assessment of the charity's support requirements and implement ITIL protocols to improve ongoing control and customer service, building a culture of continuous service improvement
Reviewing emerging technology trends for future IT development, creating competitive business opportunities
Agreeing and managing IT budgets and leading the annual planning and prioritisation process
Manage IT services provided by internal and external service providers ensuring effective service delivery
Effectively recruit, manage, train and develop the IT department setting SMART objectives and managing performance including timely performance reviews; ensuring the team understand their contribution to the Charity's strategic objectives and their own roles and responsibilities
What do they need?
An IT Manager, who's maybe seeking a less-corporate and more rewarding working environment
You should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of existing and developing technologies and how they can be applied to the business
Someone who is able to recognise business opportunities and experience of presenting a clear strategic vision of how technology can be applied to achieve success
An ability to demonstrate experience of developing, implementing and managing IT strategies and priorities
This will suit someone who is comfortable with life on a farm; amongst mud and the animals. It goes without saying that you will be comfortable in wellies!
Salary & Location
£50,000 - £60,000, based in Sidmouth with occasional UK travel
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