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IT Director

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Discipline:

    Digital & Technology

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £125000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jonno Davies

  • Contact email:

    jonno.davies@macgregorblack.com

  • Salary:

    125000

  • Salary band:

    125000

  • Reference:

    247_1536313137

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-09

IT Director

Are you an experienced IT professional looking for a new challenge?

Can you develop and maintain relationships with business leaders?

Can you demonstrate strong enterprise thinking?

MacGregor Black is collaborating with multinational brewing company, on a search for a highly-motivated IT Director, to lead on all aspects of IT enablement within the UK & Ireland business.

As the IT Director, you will be a key member of the European IT Leadership team, reporting to the Chief Information Officer for Europe and have extensive experience in the end-to-end management of an IT department, preferably of a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods/Beverages organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure IT Portfolio is aligned with strategic business objectives and drives business value
  • Accountable for ensuring effective definition of high-level solution requirements with the business and IT
  • Serves as the IT Project Lead, overseeing and driving a portfolio of programs to ensure delivery
  • Defining and delivering an annual operating budget
  • Leading and supporting others in the definition and execution of IT strategies and partnering with the IT Service Operations team to ensure proper levels of support are achieved
  • Working closely with key business stakeholders
  • Coordinate and manage local, global internal and outsourced teams to oversee the proper execution of IT projects
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with senior strategic and operational business leaders

What are we looking for?

  • Proven experience working in IT with management level experience; including experience working with 3rd Party Service Providers
  • An understanding of the business application of IT for functional area supported (e.g. Finance, Supply Chain etc.)
  • Experience of leading departmental strategy formulation, business transformation and change globally across business units
  • Degree educated, preferably with a program management certification and/or advanced qualification
  • Strong IT consulting experience

Our client is offering a market-competitive salary and excellent additional benefits for the right candidate.

If this role sounds of interest, please do get in touch with us today.