The implementation of a comprehensive IT system throughout a large company is a massive undertaking that requires a highly skilled and specialized team behind it. Programmers, developers, hardware technicians, project managers, help desk workers and the managers overseeing the individual elements of the project all add up to a significant portion of a company’s workforce, and they need to be led strategically by someone on the board whose responsibility is solely with them. That person is the IT director.
The IT director creates an IT strategy from the board’s overarching strategy and projections, and works closely with his or her immediate IT managers to ensure the project is delivered. As a board member, he or she may have some access to the company purse to ensure complex IT projects are adequately resourced, but keeping a lid on costs is always a key responsibility; IT budgets spiralling out of control is a common story in business and the public sector.
At board level, an IT director could have little experience in dealing with information technology, but will build a team of managers to oversee the work. However, if you have experience of managing IT projects to a senior level, you could be the ideal candidate for many companies whose boards rely on the IT director’s expertise and counsel to inform them of the opportunities and limitations of the technology.
Primarily, your job as IT director is to oversee the delivery of either single IT projects or an ongoing series of projects as designated by the board, and your success will be judged on your performance in delivering projects on time and on budget. This can be a highly responsible job, often at the cutting edge of technology, and managing budgets can be difficult. However, with successful implementation, the rewards can be great.
Cast UK only recruits at managerial and director level, and because we recruit only in a small range of sectors, we can offer a specialized service to clients looking for IT directors. The partnerships we have formed with some companies means they barely need in-house recruitment consultants, such is the trust they place in Cast UK to deliver.If you are an IT director looking for an excellent package, or
an IT manager with designs on taking your skills to the very top of a company, call us today on 0333 121 3345 because we might just know of a company looking for an IT director who fits your profile.
Situated in the East Midlands, the City of Nottingham is probably best known for its importance in the legends of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men.
The history of Nottingham goes back much further, however. In the 7th century, it was part of the Kingdom of Mercia. An 11th century castle was constructed on the River Leen and the settlement gradually developed into a thriving community.
During the 1400s, Nottingham began to export religious sculptures carved from alabaster and then, during the Industrial Revolution, the city experienced significant growth.
Textiles were one of Nottingham's major exports, particularly fine lace. But after World War II, this industry fell into steep decline, as it did across the rest of the country when global competition began to increase.
These days, Nottingham is the home of several of the UK's best-known companies in retail, manufacturing, engineering, technology and finance, making it a great place to find IT Director vacancies.
Boots the Chemist, for example, was founded in Nottingham in 1849 and is still headquartered there today. Other companies include Experian, E.ON UK, John Player & Sons, Gala Group, Siemens and Vision Express.
HM Revenue and Customs and the Driving Standards Agency are both based in Nottingham, as are a number of bioscience and pharmaceutical companies.
Meanwhile, Atos Origin has offices in Nottingham - they write software for ticket machines and departure boards at train stations - and other tech companies include Reuters, Crytek and Serif Europe.
For those seeking IT Director vacancies in Nottingham or anywhere else in the UK, look no further than Cast UK.
Our team of recruitment consultants have extensive experience in the fields of logistics, procurement and supply chain management, and they are dedicated to helping applicants find the best role for their situation.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Nottingham or source a new job in Nottingham then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Our client is a market leading Manufacturing business located in the Suffolk area.
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading Retail business, in their recruitment process of an Operations Manager, based in Barnsley.
Up to £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting a growing client with the recruitment process of a Sales Co-ordinator to work within their growing operation in Pontefract.
£35000 - £38000 per annum
Our client, who is a well-established business, are looking to recruit a Key Account Manager role.
Ifor Williams Trailers (IWT) is Britain's leading trailer manufacturer, operating at four advanced manufacturing sites across North Wales.
Part of the Transport Team, will you will be responsible for monitoring & co-ordinating deliveries & collections within the local area.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting a Logistics business with the recruitment process of a Finance Manager for their growing operation based in West Yorkshire.
£45000 - £48000 per annum
Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a leading logistics business, in their recruitment process of a Logistics Manager, working closely with all departments within the business understanding their requirements to deliver agreed contracts.
£37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Based in Hemel Hempstead, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Warehouse Shift Manager.
£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
:The successful candidate will join a successful Finance Services organisation, building operational capabilities to help deliver their long-term growth plans.