IT Director at an Award-winning Architecture Studio – Extraordinary Opportunity

  • Permanent
  • London

HAUS Careers

HAUS Careers invites applications for the position of IT Director at an award-winning South London Architecture Studio. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a seasoned IT professional to lead and innovate in a dynamic architectural environment.

IT Director at an Award-winning Architecture Studio – Extraordinary Opportunity

Permanent

Salary Guide: £80,000 – £90,000

Summary

HAUS Careers invites applications for the position of IT Director at an award-winning South London Architecture Studio. This is an extraordinary opportunity for a seasoned IT professional to lead and innovate in a dynamic architectural environment. With a competitive salary, this role offers a unique chance to shape and optimize the IT landscape of a cutting-edge design studio. This role is full-time office-based.

Key Responsibilities for this IT Director Role:

  • Stable IT Environment: Establish and maintain a stable and efficient IT environment, ensuring the seamless operation of technology systems both on-site and remotely
  • End User Support: Manage and support end users, providing technical assistance and troubleshooting to ensure a smooth user experience
  • Project and Change Management: Oversee projects and change systems, managing IT initiatives effectively to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Budget Management: Take charge of the IT budget, ensuring optimal allocation of resources for various IT projects and activities
  • IT Strategy Development: Design, develop, and maintain a robust Information and Technology strategy covering infrastructure, support, digital design, business, information, knowledge systems, and governance
  • Relationship Building: Develop strong relationships across organizational boundaries, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • System Reliability and Security: Ensure business systems are reliable, resilient, and secure. Implement and maintain a cybersecurity framework, ensuring GDPR compliance
  • Technological Expertise: Have a firm understanding of current digital technologies, including e-learning, audio-visual tools, and video conferencing tools
  • Contract and License Management: Manage contracts and licenses for all IT and BIM software. Ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements
  • Hardware and Software Management: Install, configure, test, and maintain hardware, software, and peripherals. Manage upgrades and licensing requirements
  • Project Planning: Create project plans, identify resource needs, perform quality reviews, and manage timelines for IT projects
  • Communication and Training: Conduct workshops, establish an Information and Technology communication and training strategy. Explain technical issues to non-specialists through clear technical reports.

IT Director Role Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining stable IT environments
  • Project and change management skills
  • Budget management experience
  • Strategic thinking and governance model development
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Cybersecurity expertise and GDPR compliance knowledge
  • Technological proficiency in digital tools and e-learning platforms
  • Contract and license management experience
  • Hardware and software installation and configuration skills
  • Clear communication and training abilities

Unique Aspects of the Practice:

  • Innovative Design: Renowned for award-winning architectural designs that push the boundaries of creativity
  • Collaborative Environment: Fosters a collaborative and inclusive work culture where technology and design intersect
  • Commitment to Excellence: Dedicated to maintaining high standards of reliability, resilience, and security in digital systems
  • Cutting-edge Technologies: Embraces the latest digital technologies to enhance architectural processes

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