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Interim Head of IT - Not-for-Profit

  • Location: Central London / City
  • Salary: £475 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
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Job Description

Interim Head of IT - Not-for-Profit

Oscar Technology have been appointed by leading UK charity to help them secure an interim Head of IT. The role reports into the CIO and will have responsibility for an existing team of around 45 staff looking after IT Operations, Solutions & Service Delivery.

The Head of IT joins the charity at an exciting time of change with significant investment being made in IT, supporting a wider 'digital-first' strategy. The successful applicant will be providing strategic direction to the organisation whilst embedding a new Service Management tool, introducing new ITIL-driven standards and ensuring that IT provides high availability & high-levels of customer satisfaction.

The Head of IT will also be reviewing organisational structures across the department, creating new Business Continuity Processes, exploring introducing a Cloud strategy and providing a review of applications used across the organisation. This will also involve a review of IT budgets for the impending financial year (starting in autumn) so financial acumen is essential.


  • Previous experience of leading a multi-functional IT department
  • Experience within the Not-for-profit or Charity sector is essential
  • Experience of reviewing & introducing new Target Operating Models for the IT function
  • Proven experience of introducing new Service Management tools
  • Devising Cloud-based strategies
  • Demonstrable experience of improving IT customer satisfaction
  • Proven experience of devising financial forecasts & budgets (CapEx & OpEx)
  • ITIL qualification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills essential, from board-level stakeholder engagement to mentoring & motivating team members

PLEASE NOTE: Our shortlist will be submitted on Tuesday 4th July, with interviews commencing later that week. Applicants after the 4th July won't be considered

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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