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Head of Systems & Technology


Are you looking for a new IT leadership role with a company working to make a difference? We're partnered with a Cardiff-based charity who are looking for a Head of Systems & Technology to lead their IT department.

The Role

As the Head of Systems & Technology you'll be leading the development and implementation of the charity's IT strategy. You'll ensure that the charities systems, software, and hardware can operate securely and effectively and maintain relationships with 3rd party suppliers. You'll also be responsible for managing the department's budget, asset listing, contracts and core documentation. You'll ensure technology choices are aligned with the roadmap, aims, and are value for money. Working alongside the Learning & Development team you'll develop training for systems and processes and learning resources for staff and volunteers using systems and equipment.

Skills & Experience

* Previous experience with delivering IT-related projects and strategies and managing change.
* Experience with asset management and infrastructure.
* The ability to analyse processes and identify opportunities for improvement.
* A strong written and verbal communicator.
* Knowledge of Microsoft products including Office 365 (Teams and SharePoint inclusive). Visual Studio, Azure and Azure active directory, and Windows 10 desktop support.
* Knowledge of WAN networks (Cisco and Draytech)
* Knowledge of Vivantio (ITSM)

Salary & Location
£55k per annum
Cardiff (hybrid)

To Apply
Submit your CV or contact Caroline Alldridge at Acorn Recruitment Ltd for more information.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Skills and experience

microsoft, windows 10, azure, wan, office 365, sharepoint, microsoft teams

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £50,000 to £55,000 per year
  • Location
  • Company
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
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  • Job Functions
    Information Technology
  • Industries
    Information Technology and Services
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