Role: Head of IT

Team: Technology

Salary:  Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) - comprising the SEC Centre, SEC Armadillo and The SSE Hydro -  is Scotland's premier venue for events, concerts, conferences and exhibitions.  We enjoy an enviable reputation as one of Europe’s most prestigious venues, attracting 2.1 million visitors last year.

We’re looking for an experienced, motivated and ambitious Head of IT to work as part of our Technology team to help us achieve our vision to become the Best Event Campus in Europe.

The Head of IT will work with the Director of People and Technology and will be responsible for leading a team of System Engineers to manage service levels, infrastructure, applications and interfaces for the company.

They will also be responsible for leading a team of Development Engineers to develop, support and enhance applications, interfaces and websites for the Company as well as maintaining reports and reporting interfaces.

Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Manage and maintain hardware, system OS, network applications, software and configurations.
  2. Drive appropriate security plans, both cyber and physical.
  3. Drive appropriate data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  4. Responsible for licence and contract management, ensuring renewals are evaluated against business needs and financial costs.

Are you a hands-on, passionate and flexible individual? Do you have fantastic, current knowledge of new technologies? Are you confident working as part of a team in a busy work environment? Are you familiar with the integration and implementation of systems? Do you have a working knowledge of industry standard security?

If yes, then we’re looking for you – and if you have a proven track record for delivering results and experience in this industry, then even better!

Our ideal candidate will be committed to our mission; Best Venues, Best People, Best Events. In adopting our core value for teamwork, they should share our passion for providing excellent customer experience, acting as a role model and as an ambassador for their team and the wider business.

Does this sound like it might be up your street?

If so, please send your CV and covering letter, outlining your skills and experience, our way.

The People Team, SEC, Glasgow, G3 8YW 
[email protected]

Closing date 6/1/2020

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