IT Development and Operations Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Neg.
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
13 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
An all encompassing IT Development and Operations Manager role looking for someone who can offer strong technical leadership to ensure that the infrastructure and solutions are well architected.

Client Details

A fantastic organisation based in Birmingham offering excellent career progression to the right people and flexible working arrangements.

Description

- a) Solution Development & Acquisition
Provide leadership in the technical review and assurance of IT supplier documents and deliverables
Ensure that solutions are designed (or re-designed) for the Cloud
Lead all IT solution development, ensuring a strong focus on benefit/value
Manage strategic delivery partners (suppliers) through all stages
Ensure that appropriate preparations are made to support the effective implementation of new or enhanced solutions (including ongoing support)
Work closely with the business regarding its readiness for go live
b) Cloud Management
Be lead expert on Microsoft Cloud computing
Build the necessary culture and capabilities within the IT team
Oversee the safe mandatory updating of all solutions in the Cloud
c) Data & Business Insight
Lead the improvement of the Cloud approach to data management through the
implementation of good practice and the development of capabilities within IT
d) Leadership
Manage and develop team members, including business analysts, developers, and engineers
Provide technical leadership to staff through effective guidance and coaching
Deputise for the Head of IT as needed
e) Support the Head of IT and Director of Corporate Services in developing the IT strategy by contributing sound technical expertise and advice
Lead the formulation of implementation plans to effectively execute the IT
strategy
Proactively horizon scan for existing and potential technologies, and keep key
IT colleagues and managers informed
f) Ensure that appropriate governance is in place for all projects and that project
teams are inclusive of all required IT disciplines

Profile

Someone really keen on technology and getting the best out of technologies. A forward thinker who wants to develop a team with potential.

- Experience leading and developing a team of IT professionals
- Experience managing supplier delivery
- Project managing IT solutions and implementations
- Experience in programming using Microsoft technologies
- Experience implementing Microsoft Cloud based technologies

Job Offer

A competitive salary of £55-60,000 per annum