Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com

PERSONAL SUMMARY

A capable Head of IT who can ensure the effective and efficient running of a busy IT department. Maxine is an expert at upgrading infrastructures and technologies to meet the changing needs of any company. She is not afraid to take the lead on a number of projects designed to improve the over all effectiveness of a company’s IT function. As a true professional she will always complete tasks on time and goes out of her way to meet any schedules, legal requirements and negotiated deadlines. Furthermore, she has the ability to take the initiative, make decisions and maintain focused on goals, so that projects are delivered on time and in budget. In her current role she has been instrumental in overcoming challenges and issues with various IT systems which integrate with each other. Right now, she is looking for a great opportunity to join a well-developed and professional organisation who also has a friendly and sociable environment.

CAREER HISTORY

HEAD OF IT – Start Date – Present
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Responsible for ensuring that the business has an adaptable, secure, resilient and effective IT infrastructure at all times.

Duties;

  • Being in control of all aspects of IT at the company.
  • Setting strategy and direction for the IT department.
  • Taking an active role in shaping the current and future direction of the IT department.
  • Ensuring members of the IT team are all cross trained.
  • Making sure staff have clear areas of responsibility and lines of ownership.
  • Defining and meeting service levels for IT operations.
  • Ensuring that IT contracts and service levels are negotiated in line with all strategic aims and financial constraints.
  • Manage supplier relationships including cost control and service delivery
  • Making sure the company meets all regulatory, legal, audit and agreed internal and external standards for IT.
  • Implementing new IT systems and strategies.
  • Promoting the company’s website on social media platforms.
  • Managing a team of technical staff.
  • Reviewing IT architecture and infrastructure and identifying areas in need of upgrade.
  • Communicating regularly with executive management on information technology issues.

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KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional

  • Acting as a point of escalation for when things go wrong.
  • Able to work in a busy and fast paced environment, and also in a reactive business.
  • Knowledge of different specialisms within IT.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and demanding customer service environment.
  • Able communicate with and motivate a team of technical people.
  • Technical understanding of current security trends and solutions.
  • Planning, implementing and monitoring changes in infrastructure configurations.
  • Installing new servers and configure hardware.
  • Performing daily backup operations.
  • Developing best practices and written documentation for all server maintenance issues.

Personal

  • Motivated by a desire to deliver quality, “business fit” solutions.
  • Able to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level.
  • Keeping overall objectives and strategies in mind, and not being deflected by matters of detail.
  • Making decisions at the appropriate time.
  • Can make presentations to large groups of people.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Strategic Leadership
Project Management
Windows Infrastructure
Application Management
Streamlining processes
SEO
IT Management
Project implementation

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 

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REFERENCES 

Available on request.

 


 

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