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Global IT Director – Global Professional Services Firm

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A Global IT Director is required to lead the IT Services Strategy Map for a Global Professional Services Consultancy of 2500 users across all timezones. With a team of 60 reports, you’ll own a £7m budget to run IT services for offices across the US, Europe and Asia.

Salary: £140,000 – £165,000 + bonus + car + LTIP
Location: Hertfordshire
The Global IT Director role will push through a number of changes including current transition of 1400+ users in a carve-out of a spin-off business within the Consultancy, across multiple US, UK and Asian office sites.In addition, there is a major CRM implementation across the full technical estate to oversee, full refit of all security features and contract negotiations worth £1m with their main technology provider. In addition, an ongoing commitment to pushing IT Services to the Cloud. You’ll need to have worked with SAP, major Enterprise Data Centre estates (currently running 140 virtual machines) and 10’s of TBs of data. You’ll also need to be strongly in tune with the needs of a Professional Services business, project costing forecasts / accounting and understanding the business close scrutiny of these; and, of course, their impact on IT Systems and delivery.
Essentials:
An IT Director with a truly Global remit for 2500+ usersOwnership for the business’ Technology roadmap, you will have supported the C-level team for sustained periodsA background in Professional Services and an understanding around billable hours / project forecasting and their impact to IT Systems, as well as Knowledge Management for tracking and monitoring clients.SAP – ideally at least one global implementation

Sharepoint systems understanding

Strong CRM implementation experience

 

Beneficials:

Financial / Technology Consultancy Services background

Big 4 estate management background

The IT Director position is the most senior IT Strategist within the business, reporting into the COO and taking ownership for IT Services to support the diverse range of global Professional Services needs. You’ll be delivering some major reforms in terms of Cloud, contract negotiations, CRM overhaul and a major systems / user transition programme for a carve-out.

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