Head of IT

Reference

REV/AR/065024

Sector

IT & Internet

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

Ireland

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

07/08/2024

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Head of IT

Location: Central Ireland 

Salary: Very Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Client:

Our client is a prominent wood processing company, providing a comprehensive range of sawn softwood products, catering to construction, pallet, fencing, and packaging sectors.

The Role: 

As a Head of IT, you'll lead the IT function and IS/IT strategy, ensuring optimal operations, team management, and security. This role is based in Central Ireland, with frequent travel across Ireland and the UK.

Responsibilities:

  • Devise the group's IS/IT strategy and oversee necessary infrastructure and systems.
  • Set IS/IT department objectives and strategies.
  • Implement suitable technologies, including cloud solutions.
  • Ensure comprehensive information stack security.
  • Manage IT suppliers and partners.
  • Oversee IT infrastructure and performance.
  • Plan new solution implementations.
  • Prepare an annual IT budget.
  • Disaster recovery procedures and plans
  • Monitor technology advancements for competitive advantage.
  • Analyse IT costs, value, and risks for board recommendations.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as Head of IT, Head of IS or in a similar role.
  • Idealy have experience in a large-scale, multi-site manufacturing environment.
  • IT hardware, software, and cloud solutions expertise.
  • Background in IT systems design and implementation.
  • Data analysis, budgeting, and business operations understanding.
  • BSc/BA in IT, computer science, engineering (MSc/MA preferred)

Apply now for this exceptional opportunity to work with a dynamic team and further enhance your career.

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