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Head of Infrastructure operations

  • £450 - £500 per day
  • Buckingham
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 809104429

Job Details

Head of Infrastructure operations - Buckinghamshire

6 Months Contract

£450- £500 Day Rate (Inside IR35)

We are currently working a leading public sector organisation who are currently seeking a new Head of Infrastructure operations to lead their team.

The Head of Infrastructure operations will be responsible for:

Leading the organization's infrastructure teams and solutions architects

Acting as a primary contributor to the organization's infrastructure and hosting strategy.

Ensuring effective management and optimisation of the organization's infrastructure estate (networks, hosting platforms and data centres).

Being accountable for the stable provision of core corporate platforms (e.g. file and print services, email and telephony).

Working with the Head of Application Delivery and the Chief Operations Officer to ensure systems availability is in line with BU SLAs.

Ensuring the organization has a secure, scalable and resilient infrastructure.

The successful Head of Infrastructure operations must possess:

Background in leading Infrastructure and Hosting teams and managing multi-site operations

Be an excellent manager, capable of building high performing teams

Knowledge of the infrastructure and hosting market including the evolving cloud services and vendor landscape.

Experienced in BC/DR and implementing robust Change control

Additional knowledge around wider technology topics (e.g. integration platforms, application architectures etc.)

Knowledge of the infrastructure, networks and hosting markets

Strong stakeholder management skills.


ITIL V3 & Prince 2 Foundations

Cyber Security Qualification e.g. CISMP, CISSP or CISM

Main Vendor Accreditation e.g. CCNP, MCSE

Please note, as this role is in scope of IR35, the successful Infrastructure and Hosting Manager will be required to work through an umbrella company.

If this position is of interest, please get in touch