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Head of IT & Digital Transformation

  • Location

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Data Management, Projects & Programmes

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50k - 55k per year

  • Contact :

    shweta.prabhakar@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

  • Job ref:

    HQ00041806

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Shweta Prabhakar

A college based in Richmond are looking for a Head of IT & Digital Transformation. The purpose of this role is to provide a world-class technology service to the College community of the students and staff members.

Key responsibilities

  • To contribute to the definition of a comprehensive IT strategy that positions the college as one of the leading digital Colleges in the country.
  • To then own and lead the implementation of projects that enhance technologies and deliver on their mission. Including the delivery of digital learning, business systems, and web projects.
  • To   lead, manage,   and   develop   a   team   of   IT   professionals   and   manage   key   external contracts/services.  Building an empowered and engaged team.
  • Ensuring   that   the   integrity   of   all   systems   is   maintained, and   all   compliance/relevant regulations are understood, implemented, and followed.
  • To establish and implement systems and ways of working that deliver the highest levels of customer service.
  • To manage projects and annual budgets ensuring quality outcomes and value for money.

Person specification

  • Relevant technical qualifications, e.g. ITIL.        
  • Other relevant qualifications/ professional development: E.g. PRINCE2, Agile project management
  • Able to build good working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Experience of running similar technology teams/services.
  • Experience of implementing digital learning technologies.
  • A track record of building, managing high performing teams and managing external contracts.
  • Proven Project & Change management skills.

Closing Date:  9 AM, 26th October 2020