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Job Title : Head of IT / MIS

Salary : Up to £70,000 per annum

Contract : Fixed Term (12 months) – Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Location : South Manchester

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Benefits : 33 days annual leave, flexible working, remote/hybrid working, company sick pay, cash health plan

  • Innovate Healthcare is a growing healthcare company and has been in business for over 10 years providing a wide range of ‘return to work’ and treatment services via both an expert cohort of internal clinicians as well as a carefully selected network of experienced health professionals and clinics, with coverage across the whole of the UK and Ireland.

    Delivering a variety of services across multiple industry sectors, including Rehabilitation, Occupational Health & Public Sector, their ethos of ‘work is healthy’ remains at the core. Headquartered in Stockport, Manchester in the UK with a staff in excess of 70 employees they have plans to significantly increase the headcount and grow the business from £4 million turnover to in excess of £12 Million by 2024, with a customer base of circa 400.

  • The Role:

    You will own the design of the long-term IT strategy and roadmap and will be hands on in the delivery and ongoing development of the IT plan driving business improvements through optimising processes and information flow across the organisation. Though there is an initial CRM/ERP project requirement to start, the requirements of this role will expand with business growth. We expect it to enable us to stay ahead of our growth requirements rather than be reactive.

  • Specifically, the key measurable aspects of the role are;

    • Own IT (including the operational Network systems, Applications, Platforms and associated infrastructure).
    • Own long-term IT and business process road map
    • Own company wide Data Architecture
    • Own process documentation and facilitate process improvement required by departments
    • Own application software specification, selection, purchase and deployment
    • Make decisions on insourcing and outsourcing of services with the defined area of responsibility
    • Meet the needs of the clients – internal operations, sales, finance and admin and external client and supplier support systems (e.g. Order processing, on line invoice processing)
    • Meet the needs of the stake holders – internal departments, the Board and Directors, the external investors – particularly in relation to ability to produce relevant Information reports
  • Key Skill Requirements:

    We are looking for a hands-on Head of IT/MIS with a solid understanding of core IT operations, infrastructure and CRM experience. You will be of degree calibre, with experience in a senior IT leadership role.

    You will have managed change and delivered measurable process improvements.

    Your demonstrably strong management skills, hands-on approach and straightforward communication will equip you to shape and drive an IT function that adds to the bottom line as well as improving the customer experience.

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