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IT Strategy Consultant (Infrastructure & Digital Transformation

Job Title: IT Strategy Consultant (Infrastructure & Digital Transformation
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive daily rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: SM/C/ITC1_1537953224
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email: salome.maybanks@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

IT Strategy Consultant - Infrastructure & Digital Transformation

6 Month + Contract

Witney Oxfordshire

IT Strategy Consultant - This is a senior level role, working with the Head of IT on my clients' future strategy which will support their major digital transformation. We are looking for someone who has worked in strategic / Consultant or Senior/'Head of' level roles, managing infrastructure and digital transformations for a multi-site, international business.

Initially your role will be to review the existing infrastructure to determine if it is fit for purpose and can cope with the ambitious development and growth plans to enable my client to become a truly digital business.

Experience managing an infrastructure, end user systems, digital transformation programme across international multi-site locations experience is essential.

Technical Requirements:

Microsoft Technologies:

  • Windows Server to 2016
  • Windows 10
  • Active Directory
  • Exchange Server 2016 and O365
  • SQL Server to 2016
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) to 8.5
  • Group Policy
  • SharePoint Services/Portal Server to 2007

Networking:

  • TCP/IPv4
  • Cabling/Switches/Infrastructure (Cisco)
  • DNS, DHCP and other network services
  • VPN
  • Security / Firewall

Telephony:

  • Avaya (CMS v7 and v8)

Other:

  • Dell Compellent SAN
  • VMWare to 6.5
  • Sophos AV
  • Avecto Defendpoint

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Software Maintenance/Improvement
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in an IT related discipline e.g. BSc Computer Science, MSCE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
  • Experience of maintaining a Windows domain environment in excess of 750 users (e.g. heavily using Active Directory OUs, distribution groups, Group Policy)
  • Experience of working in a multi-location, multi-national IT environment
  • Demonstrate a high level of leadership
  • Excellent communication, engagement and stakeholder management skills to build trusted relationships with internal management
  • Very Strong IT infrastructure knowledge with particular focus on the technologies listed above
  • Experience of operating at a senior level within IT
  • A thorough understanding of networking (Cisco), IT infrastructure, Microsoft technologies and VoIP telephony
  • A high degree of commercial awareness
  • Strong and confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and experience of managing a team
  • Experience of a multi-location, international operation
  • Experience of managing IT change and implementing strategy
  • Extremely organised and able to work towards deadlines
  • Possesses a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • A self-starter with a 'technical hands-on' approach

If you are interested in this contract opportunity please submit your application on line or email your CV direct to Salome.Maybanks @ projectpeople.com

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