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Head of Platform Technology
London or North West
£80,000

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Head of Platform - IT Solutions and Services Provider - £70,000 - £80,000 – London or North West

A MSP/Solutions provider that InfraView have an EXCLUSIVE agreement with are looking to hire a “Head of Platform”. Having recently placed 3 other people in the management team including “Head of Technology”, “Head of PMO” and “SOC Lead” – this is the next piece of their management puzzle. The business have had HUGE levels of growth over the last 12 months and their plans moving forward are super exciting! They doubled in size last year to get to £25mil turnover and have plans to get too £100mil within 3 years.

It is essential this person has proven experience in:


  • Management of Technical teams in a Managed Service Provider

  • Worked with Datacentre and Cloud technologies (VMware, Storage, Azure, Networking, Security)

  • Proven experience upskilling, developing and teams

  • Must have the personality/character and drive to be "respected and liked"

Responsibilities:


  • Run regular one-to-ones, annual appraisals and help guide personal development of direct reports and team members.

  • Own and continually develop the operational process for deployment of customer infrastructure onto dedicated and shared platform resources.

  • Manage technology provider relationships

  • Manage contracts and capacity plan accordingly for power and space in Datacentre

  • Own the operational cost of all related platform services to ensure compliance with budget. Implementation and management of effective and timely incident resolution.

  • To standardise tooling where appropriate and to cultivate Best Practice Sharing across the teams.

  • Utilise a “work smart” mentality - Automate where applicable and/or improve procedures.

  • Participate in problem management on a day to day basis and act as escalation during major incidents

The existing teams within the business are great, culture is superb and having place the 3 other “Head ofs” in the business, I am super passionate about their journey. This position isn’t a result of things going wrong, people being made redundant or people leaving… this is purely based on results, project wins, acquisitions and an absolutely phenomenal growth plan.

It goes without saying that this is a MASSIVE hire for the client and its imperative this person knows, understands and can deliver high level technical conversations as well as being a superb people manager. The successful person will have experience building teams, maintaining a solid internal culture as well as having an authoritative persona with clear structures/processes to ensure the smooth running of a fast paced, high energy business.

For more info, please reply directly to this, or email your CV direct too - Jimmy.hearne@infraview.co.uk, or call me on 0203 950 1996.


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