Head of Business Systems

  • Job Reference: nnltd8747-a
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2022
  • Recruiter: Nanotek Ltd
  • Location: Camberley
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £75,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T., Telecoms
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jim Walsh
  • Email: careers@nanotekltd.co.uk

Job Description

Candidate Criteria:

* Head of Business  Systems

* Software Manager

* Budget and financial management experience

  • A proven track record of operating at Head of IT/Business Systems level.
  • Experience of end to end systems development.
  • A track record of setting and delivering strategies to support business growth.
  • Able to demonstrate gravitas with the senior leadership team with strong and effective communication skills.
  • Able to assess and identify ideas and deliver solutions
  • Commercial acumen and credibility.
  • Experience delivering solutions which improve processes and working practices, not just technology.
  • Project management experience
  • Business Relationship Management Experience
  • Budget and financial management experience
  • Experience with CRM (ideally Salesforce), and financial ERP solutions.

Job Role:

  • Lead and manage business systems for the company.
  • Ensure that IT and other business systems and processes are robust and flexible and are scalable to support business growth.
  • Own relationships with key external systems providers through whole life cycle (tender, onboarding, governance, performance management, disengagement etc).
  • Continually assess and improve the adequacy of business systems in terms of governance, compliance in areas such as cyber security, GDPR, resilience, performance standards.
  • Ensure the systems portfolio is aligned to business objectives, and business need is supported in a timely way.
  • In collaboration with business stakeholders, lead the evaluation and adoption of digital business enhancements to ensure the provision of a competitive and, over time, leading set of services and user-experience in the sector – benchmark, market-test and measure to ensure delivery of value and customer attractiveness.
  • Ensure continuous and measurable improvement of solutions quality and speed-to-value – driving the adoption of QA upstream and Agile methods.
  • Lead and be responsible for audit, cybersecurity and other reviews of business systems, balancing minimising risk with affordability.
  • Lead and ensure effective and efficient and compliant management of business systems operations • Collaboratively manage the business systems team, ensuring sound objectives, performance, innovation and professional and personal development, and ensuring capability and capacity is matched to business need and affordability.
  • Manage and lead the development teams, ensuring that the digital project plans are robust and of high quality.
  • Provide visible, respectful leadership across the department - mentor IT team members.