NN4, Northampton Northampton, Northamptonshire Northampton, Northamptonshire

circa £60,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-time

1385

Job Description

We’re looking for a Head of IT to lead the function in its day to day activity and oversee and deliver a key project designed to identify our future technology, data and digital requirements.

Position: Head of Information Technology

Location: Northampton

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: circa £60,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent 

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 6 September 2019

Interview Date: 17 September 2019 in Northampton

The Role

The Head of IT will report to the Executive Director of Marketing and External Affairs (M&EA) who also oversees the charity’s digital function. 

We are looking for someone to perform three main functions: 

  • Provide strong leadership as a functional Director, living our values, leading, developing and motivating the IT Team in a culturally sensitive manner, and role-modelling excellent business partnering and customer service. 
  • Strengthen the stability and security of our IT and support systems. To ensure IT controls, processes, procedures and analysis deliver against data governance requirements and are working effectively for both the IT team and the wider organisation. Work alongside the Deputy Director of Digital to embed our integrated approach to information asset management and improve the wider organisation’s understanding of the IT function’s role within it.
  • With the Executive Director of M&EA, the Deputy Director of Digital and external support as required to review the charities approach to Information Systems, IT infrastructure and organisation resource and capabilities, working with stakeholders across the organisation to establish requirements and make recommendations to bridge gaps. Help design an effective future approach to data and technology for the charity.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have significant experience of managing IT operations and systems development. You will have experience managing a team across multiple sites for service support, systems and infrastructure.

In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. We offer a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke. 

We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team. 

You may also have experience in areas such as Head of Information Technology, IT Director, IT Manager.