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Head of IT

Premium Job From Amnesty International
Recruiter: Amnesty International
Listed on: 10th June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £60014 - £60014
Type: Permanent

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Hey! Are you an operational leader in information and technology that would love to apply your technical skills to improving human rights? Would you enjoy applying your broad technical knowledge in connectivity, storage and compute, and services and applications to establish solid foundations for our colleagues fighting for human rights? Do you enjoy leading and developing technical teams, managing budgets and overseeing partners and technology solutions? If yes, then come and work with us! We welcome applications from the full spectrum of the gender rainbow, minorities, introverts, extroverts and anyone else. Position: Head of Information and TechnologyLocation: London-based role, however we will also consider applications from IS different locations, provided we are able to meet fulfil our employment obligations in that location. About the RoleThe Information and Technology (I&T) programme seeks a to appoint a Head of Information and Technology. This is the key leadership position and as such requires a candidate that can set operational direction and deliver excellent IT services demonstrated through transparent metrics and benchmarks. The role ensures that infrastructure and services are modern, reliable, secure, fit-for-purpose and cost effective. About YouYou will be familiar with:Connectivity capabilities (networks, telephony, video conferencing, Internet Service Provision),Storage and Compute (Cloud, notably Microsoft Azure)Productivity tools and services including: Modern Workplace toolkit (Microsoft Office 365)Applications that support areas such as Finance and HR tools, specialist language platforms, learning, research and collaboration tools and the website and CRM's.You will be an exceptional leader with strong people, stakeholder management, technical, financial and leadership capabilities. You will manage multi-million-pound budgets, small teams and vendor management to deliver mission critical services.You will enjoy taking accountability and acting as a final escalation point for I&T services. You will hold customer centricity as a key principle in your approach, possessing empathetic customer and relationship management skills with an ability to navigate sensitive human rights settings.This position would suit an individual that wishes to directly contribute to human rights by delivering mission critical I&T capabilities and services. Candidates with an organised, technically minded, empathetic and service focused outlook would best match to this role. We welcome applicants from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age or whether or not they have a disability. About UsAmnesty International is a movement of 10 million people which mobilizes the humanity in everyone and campaigns for change so we can all enjoy our human rights. Our vision is of a world where those in power keep their promises, respect international law and are held to account. We are independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion and are funded mainly by our membership and individual donations. We believe that acting in solidarity and compassion with people everywhere can change our societies for the better.Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.What we hope you will do next:If you are passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click 'Apply for this Role' below.Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.