Head of IT (Ecommerce/Digital/Web Development)
Head of IT (Ecommerce/Digital/Web Development)
Northwich £55000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
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Head of IT (Ecommerce/Digital/Web Development)

Northwich - £55,000-£70,000 Basic + Benefits - Head of IT (Ecommerce/Digital/Web Development)

A unique opportunity to join a bespoke UK based Camping Group as the Head of IT and Digital Development, you will be joining a mature and well-established company with over a hundred years' experience within its field and vertical. The organisation has presence across the entirety of Europe, and in terms of mobile home and tent holidays, you will be joining the largest player within the market! As the Head of IT and Digital Development you will be an integral part of IT department more holistically, developing technological strategy and overseeing on-going projects across several IT functions.

As the Head of IT and Digital Development, you will reporting to the business unit MD, liaising and working with stakeholders to align business objectives with that of the overall business growth of the organisation, the Head of IT and Digital Development will have a willingness to apply a hands on and consultative approach whilst ensuring the delivery of a range of technology initiatives including yet not refined to, web and application development, infrastructure and business intelligence.

As well as offering strategic notions to assist with the continuity in growth for this company in terms of IT and Digital Development, the Head of IT and Digital Development will undertake day to day operational responsibility for the core technology platform as well as overseeing back office systems. The position of the Head of IT and Digital Development requires a technical leader, with a wealth of experience overseeing IT teams that can offer suggestions for innovative tools or new technologies to improve business effectiveness and efficiencies. Fundamentally as the individual, you will have an inquisitiveness and proactiveness to enhance digital development as well as embodying the culture of the business, whilst aligning key stakeholder interests through that of the IT department and function.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Be the provider of leadership and management spanning across the IT and digital development teams and having responsibility for supplier relationships with key technology partners.
  • Act as the key technical contact across the wider group to advise the wider IT group strategy and be able to control the IT division spend and budget planning.
  • Take ownership and business continuity and disaster recovery plans as well oversight of compliance led initiatives such as GDRP, PCI.

Key Skills:

  • A holistic view of the entire IT organisation and the functions that consist within this, as well as broad experience of innovating, implementing and maintaining technology, applications and infrastructure gained in consumer facing business.
  • A significant and proven track record of the development and implementation of IT Solutions, coinciding with working with multi-branded and multi-region ecommerce platforms in a business to consumer transactional environment.
  • A natural ability and experience of project management, delivering IT strategy and systems for high growth digital businesses.
  • A commercial thinker with proven ability to balance risk and requirements with technology innovation, as well as having the ability to strongly articulate and an ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.

Head of IT (Ecommerce/Digital/Web Development)

Northwich - £55,000-£70,000 Basic + Benefits - Head of IT (Ecommerce/Digital/Web Development)

If you believe you are suitable for this position and would like to apply, please click APPLY NOW or email jamie@applauseit.co.uk

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