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Head of IT - Academic / Think Tank Charity - £60-80k

Head of IT - Academic / Think Tank Charity - £60-80k

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    £60k - 80k per year

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    about 4 years ago

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A prestigious academic ‘Think Tank’ based in central London is seeking a talented Head of IT for a new role. Reporting to the Director of Operations and working closely with other Senior Managers and Directors, the role manages an extensive project portfolio and a complex global IT operation.

The role will involve:

-The delivery and management of the organisations Core IT Service

-The delivery and management of multiple IT projects involving: Sitecore web architecture, MS Dynamics CRM, Customised App development in ASP.NET, VMWare and virtual server management, Citrix remote access, Mobile App interaction, microphone and video/streaming.

-Management of a team of 6 IT staff

-The digitisation of a wealth of current publications data for use online.

-Improvements to the current website to support new users, mobile and app-based content.

-Development of commercial opportunities on systems holding customer records (e.g. website, CRM, mass marketing tools).

-Infrastructure refresh across a global technology estate.


-An outstanding academic background, in addition to additional professional qualifications (Prince 2, ITIL etc)

-Excellent communication skills: interpersonal, written and verbal

-A team player, capable of leading, motivating and directing a busy department.

-Experience running concurrent technology projects, whilst maintaining Core IT Services

-Able to define, develop and implement a coherent IT strategy within a complex, evolving and demanding organisation

-Successfully able to deliver technology projects that add value

-Oversight of database, BI and analytics technologies

-Expert delivery of integration programmes that include web, cloud and CRM systems

-Experience of delivering major events on a national or, preferably international, scale

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

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