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European IT Director - Private Equity

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Legal technology jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Willis

  • Contact email:

    david.willis@its-recruit.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/031057_1582106056

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-20

  • Client:

    Information Technology Services

European IT Director / Head of IT

International Private Equity firm seeking a European IT Director / Head of IT to manage IT Services and Strategy for their European locations. As a member of the international IT management team, reporting to the Global CIO, the role will develop and deliver the regional IT strategy in keeping with the firm's forward-thinking ethos, whilst being responsible for continuing to deliver a fit-for-purpose IT function to support the firm's European staff.


Role of the European IT Director / Head of IT

  • Manage the firm's IT infrastructure, projects, support services, security and recovery procedures within Europe
  • Work with the business to support the ongoing development of an appropriate business-aligned IT strategy
  • Regularly engage with the European Senior business Exec to uncover needs and pain points, and make well-supported business cases for technology changes and initiatives
  • Manage service orientated policies and procedures to assist in the delivery of a White-Glove standard IT service to the firm
  • Mentor and coach members of the IT team in the skills they need to provide a more professional, can-do, business engaging service
  • Maintain an appropriate understanding of all of the firm's IT systems and infrastructure
  • Keep abreast of innovations and make relevant recommendations
  • Balance the strategic and operational needs of a Head of IT role for c100 European users within a 750 user global firm


The ideal candidate will have experience of an IT leadership role within a high-end services firm (Private Equity, Law firm, Accountants) and will be passionate about service excellence, tangible delivery, and leading change.

If you'd like to hear more please get in touch!

European IT Director / Head of IT