Head of Datacentre & Cloud

  • Cititec,
  • Swindon
£34 - £80 per annum
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description






Purpose of role:

  • Ensuring stable and resilient Datacentre and Cloud solutions are defined, implemented and managed to satisfy agreed customer SLAs across all operating companies
  • Defining and maintaining the Datacentre and Cloud roadmap with consideration to all operating companies and any specific needs
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This includes the companies IT teams, business customers where interaction occurs, managed service partners and external vendors
  • Defining and managing Datacentre and Cloud budgets and proactively proposing productivity measures for optimisation and cost-effectiveness purposes as well as steering (planning, forecast, actual) of agreed budget and measurement of goal achievement
  • Developing direct reports to create and support an environment where the employees work with high motivation and the skills to support the service and drive innovation
  • Fostering intercultural collaboration and providing an environment where capabilities are recognised and put to effective use
  • Managing the Cloud, server, database, storage and Collaboration Tools roadmaps from both an application perspective in collaboration with application domains and a technology perspective in collaboration with other infrastructure teams


  • 10+ years of Datacenter & Cloud experience at a senior level in large complex organisations
  • Good understanding of required IT infrastructure and excellent knowledge of Datacenter & Cloud architecture, design, operations, disaster recovery and ITIL service management processes
  • Proven track record of leading and managing change, thinking creatively 'out of the box' to deliver innovative and cost-effective strategies and roadmaps that work end-to-end and can be adapted as required as well as preparation, management and control of budgets adhering to IT Controlling processes and standards
  • Experienced in influencing and working effectively in multiple cultures and at a range of levels and in leading international multi-disciplinary and multi-site operational and architecture teams as well as strong leadership and communication skills at all management levels to drive change
  • Project management skills and experience in managing and steering of 3rd party providers including managed service
  • Strong communication skills, fluent in English and willingness to travel (30%)

If you have the relevant skill set, please email your updated CV or call me directly on 0207 6085822.

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