Head of Technical Operations (#37445256) 

Liverpool, North West, United Kingdom


Lead and manage the Technical Operations team to ensure the effective, efficient and secure operation of the companies IT estate and the delivery of technical operations processes that support the business. Manage teams and outsourced suppliers to ensure the effective operation of three Data Centres (Hosting), End User Computing, Application Operations and Network Infrastructure technologies and services to support the daily work of the business.
Client Details
Michael Page are delighted to be partnered with a UK government body to support on the recruitment of multiple technology positions. As part of this recruitment drive, we are currently looking for a Head of Technical Operations to be based in Liverpool.
Description
What you'll be doing?
Lead and manage the Technical Operations team to ensure the effective, efficient and secure operation of the companies IT estate and the delivery of technical operations processes that support the business. Manage teams and outsourced suppliers to ensure the effective operation of three Data Centres (Hosting), End User Computing, Application Operations and Network Infrastructure technologies and services to support the daily work of the business.
Responsibilities: Lead and manage the Technical Operations team to ensure the effective, efficient and secure operation of the IT estate and the delivery of technical operations processes that support the business. Manage teams and outsourced suppliers to ensure the effective operation of three Data Centres (Hosting), End User Computing, Application Operations and Network Infrastructure technologies and services to support the daily work of the business. Support the design and transformation of technology services to cloud-based services Support major change programmes in the establishment and operation of Development, Test, Staging and Production environment both on-premise and in the public-cloud. Support the development of a Development Operations (DevOps) capability. Manage the delivery of 2nd and 3rd Line Support on the IT estate (technologies and core business applications), ensuring that effective Incident and Problem Management leads to solutions and swift Return to Service for business users. Design, document, establish, operate and be accountable for the delivery and execution of Technology Operation processes. Develop and maintain the IT Budget and Forecast, accounting for expenditure and the rolling plan for the refresh of technologies. Plan, budget and account for the Technical Operations Team's work. Ensure that all IT assets are documented, tracked, identifiable by location and user, and all audit requirements supported, and the AMDB and CMDB are accurate and reliable. Managed Privilege User Access to IT estate, ensuring administration is conducted in a secure manner Ensure the security of the IT estate. Manage, operate and assure all IT Assets and deliver a change programme to meet IT Asset Lifecycle requirements definition, including requirements development, procurement, operation and disposal. Develop, test and continuously review the IT Services Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan. Support the development of the IT Strategy and IT Enterprise Architecture.
Profile
Key Skills & Experience: Good communication skills. Previous experience in a similar IT leadership type role. Strong management skills to deliver a first-class IT service to the company. Proven experience of managing IT, delivering projects together with service and supplier management. Enthusiasm to champion the use of IT throughout the company. Technical experience/ technical background across IT Infrastructure would be advantageous. Ability to think and act strategically to deliver practical, innovative and creative solutions to the management of business issues. Broad knowledge of a range of IT Security technology solutions Experience of achieving ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS certification


Job Offer
Salary: £65,000 per annum 27% pension employer contribution 25 days, increasing to 30 days after 5 years The option to work occasionally from home Flexible working patterns (role dependent)

Company Details

Company Name
Michael Page

Job Details

Job Location
City/Town
Liverpool
State
North West
Country
United Kingdom