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Head of IT (IT Infrastructure and Information Security) - MA/4445

Broadlands, Horsham
6 - 12 months
£850 per day
Start date:


Head of IT (IT Infrastructure and Information Security) required to work for a leading Investment Management organisation with it’s office based in West Sussex for an initial 12 month contract.
As Head of IT you will own the Group Information Technology provision across six sites in the UK managing a team of 10 technical staff.
As part of the Management Team, you will ensure the high availability and security of the departments IT systems, and that all policies and procedures reflect current state and alignment within the organisations Group Policies.
You will take responsibility for the Group’s compliance with regulatory and contractual standard s, owning Technology and Information
Security related policies, as well as overseeing Technology related
audits and due diligence .
Project work - both strategic and tactical - will form part of your remit
with an expectation of managing multiple priorities without compromising the security or stability of the Group’s IT systems.
You will manage the budget for this area within allocated spend and understand at all times the location, security and condition of the Groups
Systems and data, specifically customer data.
Areas of responsibility will include:
Management and Oversight of the IT Infrastructure Team
Software and Licensing
Policies and Contracts - Ensuring compliance with external requirements
including legal, contractual and regulatory.
Information Security and Technology Risk - Management and oversight of the Information Security team and its areas of responsibility, across the Group and its software development subsidiary, Creative Technologies .
Third Party Supplier Management
Technology Change, Planning & Reporting
Qualifications & Skills Required:
Senior IT management experience
A proven track record of driving and defining complex IT strategy
Budgetary experience of [£5 m - £10 m TBC]
Experience of managing multiple IT disciplines: i.e. cyber security, IT infrastructure, technical support
Abroad understanding of computer systems, applications and operating systems
Educated to degree level in Computer Science or related field Stakeholder, business systems and third party vendor management
Excellent written and communication skills, able to present effectively to a variety of audiences including at senior management and executive level.
Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Tiah McNeelance
Contact Email:
0208 463 0555

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