Job ID 331640
Head of IT – Dynamics 365 – Kent
Head of IT required for a leading construction company based in Maidstone, Kent, to be responsible for owning and managing the entire existing IT platform that has recently been transitioning to a cloud-first Microsoft-centric platform, and to continue a roadmap of modernisation.
The ideal candidate will have been a hands-on technical IT professional throughout a long and broad career, with experience in a senior IT management role within a dynamic commercial operation. They must have a strong background in managing the architecture, implementation, customisation and integration of core business applications within a modern project management methodology.
They will also have hands-on experience and a deep understanding of designing and managing modern cloud-based and on-premise Windows-based infrastructures, including networking, virtualisation, private cloud hosting and cyber security.
The salary for this position is £80,000 per annum plus benefits including PH and a car allowance.
The role will require you to be on site majority of the week in their offices in Maidstone, Kent.
Management of all IT staff, IT assets, suppliers, contracts, licenses, SLA enforcement, risk register, cost/value analysis, platform capacity and resilience.
Implementation of a formal IT support desk operation including internal SLAs, self-serve ticketing portal, support resource capacity monitoring.
Governance of the full project and change management lifecycle on all IT initiatives.
Governance of all data and documents, including document hierarchy definition, role-based permissions, data mapping, archiving, litigation holds, DR/BCP, cyber security, information security policy definition.
Experience in a technical IT role close to the line-of-business IT platform, working across a Microsoft centric IT environment at an end-user company.
Experience working in a senior position in the full implementation and support lifecycle of Dynamics applications.
Worked in a senior IT manager level, preferably in SMEs for deep collaboration with the full breadth of operations and levels of seniority.
First hand definition and implementation of governance and best practices within an IT operation
Dynamics 365 ERP suite application architecture, cloud hosting, administration, customisation, user Support
Windows administration, network design, cyber security, Azure administration and automation (Office 365, SharePoint, Active Directory, VM hosting).
API integration and ETL, data architecture, database infrastructure and admin, data warehousing, analysis tools, report design, BI dashboards, migration tools
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