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Head Of IT - Law Firm

City of London

Head of IT - City Law Firm - 80-100k + Bens - London City.

City Law firm have an opening for a Head of IT to be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the IT function, promoting developments and improvements while ensuring continuity of operations and security of all data and systems.

Experience of working in a partnership environment – ideally a Law firm or professional service provider - is desirable.

The firm are keen to strengthen their business continuity planning and cyber security defences whilst improving support for hybrid working patterns.

Responsibilities will include:

Managing on a day-to-day basis an IT team that comprises 13 permanent staff members in four teams: user support, training, technical, and apps & development

Developing plans for the IT function to support and add value to the business; identifying projects with due consideration of the necessary cost and effort; preparing and presenting proposals for Management Committee approval

Managing and leading projects through to implementation, reporting regularly on progress

Ensuring appropriate levels of security of the firm’s systems and data

Developing the documentation of standards and processes for the IT team

Lead a rigorous but pragmatic change control policy for the firm’s IT systems

Developing an IT strategy each year for discussion and approval as a key input to the budgeting process and planning for the following calendar and financial year, with the overall aim of supporting the profitable growth and development of the business

Developing costs for all IT plans, investments and activities and making recommendations to the Management Committee for the main IT inputs to the firm’s annual budget Accountabilities and Key Relationships.

The Head of IT’s day-to-day reporting line is to the IT Partner (presently also the chair of the management committee) and less-frequently to the management committee as a whole. The Head of IT is one of a team of core business support function heads and is expected to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all other function heads. Required Attributes These include:

Up-to-date knowledge of IT in a business environment, including security and data protection issues

Conex Europe Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Additional Information

Location: City of London
Industry: IT
Salary: 80000 - 100000 per annum
Position Type: Permanent
Ref: Head of IT

Contact Information

Andy Evenden
01708 716880


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