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Director of ICT

Woking, Surrey
£62,208 - £84,065pa
Closing date
21 Mar 2021
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Director of ICT

£62,208 - £84,065pa

Woking, Surrey, GU21 4LL

This is a fantastic opportunity for a strategic ICT leader, with technical expertise in developing, implementing and supporting a wide range of ICT services and business systems. We are the world’s leading independent conservation organisation and are fighting for nature and our planet. You can now join the battle as our Director of ICT and use your strategic and technical skills to support our mission.

As Director of ICT, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the business systems strategy and roadmap to support delivery of our organisational strategy, and line management and professional leadership of the IT Services team and. You will consolidate and integrate business information and systems to support our conservation work and corporate strategy, with an initial focus on finance, grants, project/resource planning, fundraising and relationship management.

You will ensure we implement technology improvements that deliver measurable benefits and encourage collaboration on ICT trends and solutions across the international WWF network. You will also ensure technology standards, policies and governance for ICT services including cybersecurity, best ICT practices and business continuity. Important will be the ability to develop IT capabilities both within the IT department and across the organization through training, coaching, collaboration and effective internal communication.

We are looking for someone with a university or technical school degree in computer science, information systems, related discipline or equivalent experience. We are also looking for significant experience in planning, development, implementation and support of a wide range of ICT services and systems.

You will already have run an IT department within a multi-location, medium sized organization and be experienced in a broad range of technological solutions too. A strong people manager and leader you will have the ability to develop team members by identifying and fulfilling gaps in skills and knowledge. Analytical, you will also be a strategic thinker adept at business change management. Experience in partner selection and management and contract negotiation is vital.

If you have the technical expertise to help build a movement for nature, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link to complete the online registration and submit a copy of your CV with cover letter highlighting why this role is for you.

Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you.  Here at WWF we’re committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection, and shared purpose.  We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who share our determination to make it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.

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