Head of IT

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Head of IT

  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

Head of IT

The Head of IT is a key member of the senior management team and will oversee the management of the IT department (including 3rd parties)

You will be responsible for developing & implementing the IT strategy and leading key digital projects that will sit across all business-as-usual activity.

The team maintains and develops a multi-faceted infrastructure; primarily physical and virtualised with some cloud-based services, with an in-house development team writing bespoke software.


Effective team leadership, coaching and development; ensuring all IT team members have the requisite skills, experience, qualifications, knowledge and competence to perform the roles assigned to them and that they are appropriately managed to deliver business and individual objectives and BAU requirements

Work with the Executive and senior management team to define and implement the medium and long-term IT Strategy

Day to day management and support of the IT/Support team all performance management activities.

Ownership and oversight of all IT architecture within the business

Management and ownership of all IT projects and Programmes

Ownership and management of all key 3rd party IT relationships within the business

Management of all Cyber security requirements in the business

Provide strategic guidance, project/programme support whilst ensuring change is delivered on time and within budget

Work with the wider management team and Executive Team to ensure there is a clear understanding of business priorities

Ensure high quality, efficient project management processes and ensure ways of working are conducive to organisational objectives


A degree in computer science

Minimum 5 years experience in an IT management position

Cyber Security principles and best practice.

Proficient in IT infrastructure which includes Windows server, Virtual Servers, LAN, VAN, WAN, telephony, server administration, desktop support, printers, and barcode scanning devices.


Experience in a manufacturing environment and working with IT and OT systems

D365 knowledge

Software Development management experience - ideally in an Agile environment

Networking experience

C# / Delphi / .Net knowledge