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  • Job Type: Permanent
    Categories: IT Jobs, Management Jobs
    Location: Birmingham
    Job ID: 134163
    Company: SCC

    SCC designs , delivers and supports the IT infrastructure of commercial and public sector organisations throughout the UK . We help keep planes flying , trains running and roads moving . We work in schools , colleges , universities and the NHS , supporting our nation’s education and care , together with the places we visit and shop .

    When people do business we make IT work .

    We are at the cutting edge of technology and , in order to further develop and enhance our own IT infrastructure , we now have an exciting career opportunity for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO)CIO , Enterprise Architect to create a strategic overview of our IT assets , systems , processes to establish and implement changes and improvements that will provide competitive advantages , efficiencies , sustainability and prepare us for continued and future expansion .

    Your strategic thinking , strong business acumen , skills and advice are vital in this role both for the immediate projects and going forward . We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts and IT systems .

    Responsibilities :

    Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals

    Contribute ideas and insight to help optimize corporate management information resources in order to stay current with evolving business trends and new technologies .

    Assess current systems and research and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage

    Conduct research to improve the technology assets of our organization .

    Evaluate new and emerging technology and make recommendations in technological solutions

    Share review findings and recommendations to stakeholders together with reports showing the progress in implementation of new strategies .

    Help departments use technology profitably

     

    Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency

     

    Build quality assurance and data protection processes

     

    Monitor key performance indicators  and IT budgets to assess technological performance

     

    Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology

     

    Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

     

    Requirements :

    Proven experience in a similar leadership role

    Excellent interpersonal skills

    Advanced IT knowledge

    Knowledge of technology trends to build strategy

    Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Understanding of budgets and business-planning

    Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

    Excellent communication skills

    Leadership and organizational abilities

    Strategic and critical thinking

    Problem-solving aptitude

    Proven stakeholder management experience