IT Director - West Suffolk

IT Director Jobs

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.

The skills required

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.

Find IT Director Jobs with Cast UK

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 0161 825 0825 because we might just know of a company looking for an IT director who fits your profile.

IT Director Jobs in West Suffolk

Established in 1889, West Suffolk was an English administrative county until it was combined with East Suffolk in 1974 as part of the Local Government Act 1972.

Although it's no longer an official county, the various settlements in what was once West Suffolk still offer plenty of options for job seekers looking for IT Director positions. Indeed, just some of the towns and villages include Bury St Edmunds - the former county town of West Suffolk - Sudbury, Newmarket, Haverhill and Mildenhall.

Historically, West Suffolk was known for producing cloth and during the Middle Ages, there was a thriving cloth trade in the region.

Brewing and malting have long been important industries for the region, while sugar beet processing has also given a boost to the local economy.

Greene King - the UK's largest British-owned brewery - was established in West Suffolk in 1799, while smaller names include the Old Cannon Brewery and Bartrums Brewery.

British Sugar was established in 1936 and it has been processing sugar beet for the Silver Spoon brand at a factory in Bury St Edmunds since 1925.

Other notable businesses include chocolate company Hadleigh Maid, biotech firm Genzyme and International Flavors and Fragrances.

Cast UK - helping you search for new positions

It doesn't matter if you're seeking to advance your career, learn new skills or take on different responsibilities, if you're seeking IT Director vacancies in West Suffolk, get in touch with Cast UK today.

Our team has been working in the fields of procurement, logistics and supply chain recruitment for many years and we understand what it takes to be successful in each position.

We work closely with clients and candidates to find the right talent for every role and we can provide you with valuable advice to help you secure a new role that suits your qualifications and objectives.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within West Suffolk or source a new job in West Suffolk then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

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