Deputy Head of IT Services (Infrastructure Operations)

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Are you an experienced, driven IT Manager, with significant experience leading technical support teams in an NHS acute environment? If so, I have an interesting opportunity to discuss with you. Minimum 4 months, to cover for the Head of IT Services during a term of planned absence.

The Deputy Head of Information Technology leads the operational IT functions that ensure the day to day running of the Trust’s IT services. Supporting the delivery of safe, effective and efficient patient care.

The post holder

- Negotiates service performance levels for the functions under it remit and ensures that these are met.
- Provides assurance through the Trust’s corporate governance arrangements that those services are operating as planned, as well as being reliable, resilient and relevant to the Trust’s overall services.
- Provides leadership and line management to the operational IT functions, as well as advice, support and guidance to staff responsible for administering or managing departmental IT systems.
- Establishes strong working relationships with internal operational teams and external systems suppliers alike to deliver the necessary operational functions to support the delivery of IT services to the Trust

Essential Experience

- Demonstrable track record of leading IT operations teams within the NHS, preferably acute setting;
- Prince 2 Foundation, practitioner would be desirable;
- Supplier accredited level in one of this Trust’s IT Operations functions, e.g. Cisco CNP, VMWare management, MSCP;
- Developing and managing HSCN WAN connections, desktop provision, mobile devices, network services.
- Management and decision making within a complex IT service, consisting of multiple, specialist teams, supporting a variety of IT systems and services
- Understanding of the NHS IG framework and I awareness of security and confidentiality issues as they apply to IT operations, including the Data Security and Protection Toolkit requirements

For further information contact Ian Grant on (phone number removed)
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-117664
  • Permanent
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