Cowes, Isle of Wight
We are looking for a passionate and driven Senior Manager to ensure efficiency and effectiveness across two key areas: IT and Data. Your role will be pivotal in acting as a bridge between technical teams and stakeholders, both internally and externally, to ensure we can deliver against competing priorities, whilst ensuring widespread compliance is present across the Foundation.
You will also be responsible for ensuring our IT team (currently 4 people) is set up to successfully meet the challenges of the ever-changing needs of the Foundation, by providing leadership and innovative technology solutions.
Role & Responsibilities:
Leading and growing our team of IT professionals and managing the operation of our IT support service for UK and remote teams (Belgium, China, USA and Brazil).
Establishing partnerships with hardware, software, and service providers.
Creating and developing IT strategy and providing leadership to steer technology choices and developments across the Foundation.
Being accountable for our IT budget.
Working across data management and communication platforms (Google Drive, Salesforce, Mailchimp, etc).
Ensuring digital databases and archives are protected from security breaches and data losses.
Developing and implementing efficient and secure procedures for data management and analysis.
Liaising with our legal team on data compliance (GDPR), relevant policies, and supply of services.
Nurturing and maintaining supplier relationships together with our IT Manager.
Proven knowledge of selecting and implementing technical solutions and inputting to strategy.
Proven track record as a data manager together with experience of GDPR in relation to UK data law.
Understanding of IT operational and security standards e.g. ITIL and Cyber essentials+
Working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to find solutions.
Implementation of IT lifecycle management across an organisation.
Proven ability to provide technical leadership across teams and set direction.
Desired starting date: asap
Closing date: 12th December 2022
Salary package: Circa £45k dependent on experience level plus generous holiday allowance (25 days plus UK bank holidays and discretionary extra days leave) generous parental leave; enhanced pension options/private health scheme after 6 months; wellbeing programme.
Location: Based in our Cowes, Isle of Wight office.
What we do
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation develops and promotes the idea of a circular economy. We work with, and inspire, business, academia, policymakers, and institutions to mobilise systems solutions at scale, globally. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
Our vision is a new economic system that delivers better outcomes for people and the environment. Business models, products, and materials are designed to increase use and reuse, replicating the balance of the natural world, where nothing becomes waste and everything has value. A circular economy, increasingly built on renewable energy and materials, is distributed, diverse, and inclusive.
Our commitment to you
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and providing a working environment free from discrimination. Job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.