Global IT Infrastructure Manager/ Head of Infrastructure/ IT Systems Manager

Duration: Perm
Salary: c. £80k – £90k.
Location: Essex

Picture More have been engaged by a leading and global law firm to add to their senior IT management structure. As Global Head of IT Infrastructure, your remit will be to manage; 3rd parties; large budgets; large teams (30+ staff) and provide ownership of IT infrastructure projects.

The Role:
Excellent opportunity to join a global professional services firm in their Essex-based office. In this role you will take accountability for all IT infrastructure related services, both internally and externally managed (e.g data centres, storage, backup, platforms, messaging, Citrix, Networks, Enterprise Management Systems, etc.)

If there are any changes (large or small) you will be responsible for change management to minimise the impact on the business. In addition you will manage 3rd party hosted services and a team of 30+ compiling of permanent, contract, and external managed services. You will be managing a large budget (£15mil+) so you should have proven experience of managing budgets as well as putting together budget plans.

My client’s ideal candidate would be well educated (to degree level) with excellent communication and people skills. You should be able to drive motivation in teams as a competent leader as well as maintain hands-on technical ability acting as a senior escalation point.

Key skills:
• Senior management figure
• Infrastructure Management
• Manage 3rd parties
• Management of large budgets
• Team management (30+ staff)
• Ownership of IT infrastructure projects
• Service driven
• Logic / problem solving skills

The Company:
A leading and globally renowned law firm