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Head of IT

Brussels
full time

We are looking for a Head of IT to manage IT operations and Information technology (IT) strategy of Emakina.BE. As Head of IT, you’ll report to our Director of Technology, and manage a group of 3 support engineers.

Being part of a larger group, with a presence in 15 countries around the world, you’ll work in close collaboration with our Group IT office, and be in regular contact with other operations offices all around Europe, the US and the Middle East.

As Head of IT, you have a solid IT background and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and evolution. You combine solid education and experience, with excellent planning, leadership, communication & interpersonal skills. Your goal is to ensure that information technology contributes as much as possible to the value of Emakina and the success of our business.

Your Responsibilities 

  • Manage the team responsible for Emakina.BE’s IT operations
  • Identify and act on opportunities to improve and update software and systems
  • Manage and report on the allocation of IT budget
  • Monitor our IT operations quality of service and regularly report to Director of Technology and the Executive Committee of Emakina.BE
  • Ensure operational excellence, as well as legal and security compliance
  • Technology & Tools trends watching
  • Deliver expert advice to our sales and implementation teams
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
  • Oversee the technological infrastructure (servers, networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance
  • Direct and organize IT-related projects
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage
  • Analyse the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions 

Your Profile 

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Proven experience as Head of IT, or similar managerial role
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure, and management processes (i.e. ITIL)

  • Knowledge of the following areas (3 or more):
  • Azure Active Directory,
  • Device operations Management (Microsoft Intune, JAMF)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Network management (Firewall, DNS, connectivity)
  • IT Security and Data-protection
  • Atlassian JIRA and Confluence
  • Virtualization (VMWare)
  • One of the major cloud platforms (AWS, Azure)
  • DevOps concepts and tooling (Gitlab, TFS, …)

  • Experience in setup & management of SLAs
  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Understanding of budgeting and business operations
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • A strong strategic and business mindset
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Sound pragmatism, assertiveness & "can-do" mentality
  • BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field or equivalent by experience;
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following tools / areas is a plus: Microsoft Dynamics Navision, JIRA & Confluence 

Our offer 

A friendly, informal workplace where you will collaborate with dynamic professionals and ego-free team players who value personal initiative and development. You can count on a competitive salary and plenty of ways to increase your skills in an inspiring international environment.

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