Head of Infrastructure

Reference

Hdinfr3687


Sector

Infrastructure, Technology and Change


Salary

£115,000 to £130,000 Per Annum


Town/City

London City


Contract Type

Permanent

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A dynamic and fast growing specialty insurance / reinsurance  business has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Infrastructure to join their expanding IT team and be responsible for leading the  Infrastructure team in continuing to deliver an exceptional IT service to its business units.

Key Responsibilities

Working with the Service Delivery manager to maintain an excellent standard of service to the business units in London, Bermuda, and Dublin

Managing the Infrastructure team ensuring they are properly motivated and developed; including the management of 3rd party contractors

Managing the Infrastructure budget

To keep abreast of industry trends and best practices and investigating, evaluating and making recommendations for improvements to current and new technology

Demonstrating a continual focus on long term effectiveness, simplicity of solutions, and appropriate controls to mitigate business risk

Work with the IT Development teams to ensure the technology environments are properly supported, fit for purpose, and kept up to date

Take point on all IT related queries for Group CEO and his PA. Be on hand at short notice to provide a quick and concise response to all technical queries relating to the Group CEO.

Essential Skills / Experience

University Degree required

10 years’ experience in IT administration, support, and/or architecture

Significant experience managing staff

Significant experience managing budgets over $5mProven

ability to work in a fast paced, pressured environment

Must have strong customer service mentality

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