Head of IT & Change - Insurance

London, London
£100 - £120,000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Head of IT & Change Insurance
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £100,000-£120,000 BASIC + Excellent Bonus & Benefits

The company client is a well respected niche and specialist insurance organisation who are actively seeking to appoint an experienced senior manager/ director with a strong background in IT and business change for their exciting team based in London. This particular organisation has grown significantly over the last 5 years to now become one of the experts in their insurance sector. The successful candidate will have experience within the insurance and financial industry and will be offered excellent career opportunities.

Job summary and key duties:

* Reporting to the CEO, you will be overseeing the entirety of the IT department to add both technical and strategic value to help the organisation achieve and exceed set objectives.
* The successful candidate will work closely with operations to set and manage strategy for IT and Infrastructure of systems whilst monitoring and implementing cost effective solutions at all times.

Background and skills set required:

* Have a proven track record designing and driving the strategic IT Change direction for a financial services business
* Excellent knowledge of the Financial Services industry- Insurance advantageous but not essential
* Experience from a senior or board level IT/ Change management position
* Extensive experience in Infrastructure design and integration of
* Ability to work across multiple work streams - Business Operations/ IT
* Have experience working with 3rd party suppliers and vendors
* Have a good understanding of revenue models/ P & L in addition to budget
* Strong resource management capability- recruitment of department, development etc
* Strong man-management and leadership experience

Keywords: IT Director, Head of IT, IT Manager, IT Lead, IT & Change Director, Change Director, Head of Change, IT Delivery Manager, IT Delivery Director, Infrastructure Director, Head of Infrastructure

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.