Head of Technology (Elstead, Surrey) TL211

Pelican Procurement is expanding its senior leadership team, with a newly created opening for a Head of Technology.

A leader in online procurement and supply chain services, we're strengthening our software development capabilities and we need you to lead on technology as we formalise and scale.

Reporting to Shabaz, our MD, Pelican is somewhere you can make a difference backed by a great technical team keen to accomplish. We will build around your vision, embracing your expertise throughout this positive period of change and sustained investment.

Your strategies will inform our technology and product roadmaps, shape our development function and Ops practices, and strengthen our SaaS platform and ICT estate. Your measures will ensure we deliver a quality product, backed by a robust online service and successful bespoke solutions.

We're ready for change, we're expanding your team, and we welcome the right amount of automation, process and formality.

Early deliverables
  • Strategy and plan for the software development process
  • Initial six month roadmap for IT Infrastructure
  • Formalising IT budget for the year
About you
  • You welcome the responsibility and recognition from helping an ambitious business scale well
  • Have vision, you engage positively and can translate between commercial and technical drivers
  • Bring proven leadership experience from a fast paced software or online provider
  • Familiar with modern practices across software development, automation, QA, Ops, data and ICT
  • Commercially aware, and can balance the needs of the customer, Pelican and your resources
  • Value others and you're ready to inspire, line manage and grow a multi skilled team
  • Comfortable representing the function as a senior leadership team member
  • You may be considering related Head of Technology jobs in Surrey such as: Head of Development | Head of Engineering | Head of Software Development | Head of Software Engineering | Head of Software Delivery | Head of IT | etc.
Our current technology mix includes

VB.NET | Visual Studio 2015 | SQL Server 2014 | T-SQL | Azure | Windows Server | Exchange | Active Directory | Citrix | Office 365 | JIRA | source control | CRM | and more…

Salary and benefits

  • £75,000+ negotiable
  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Discretionary remote working, with regular visits to the office
  • Contributory pension scheme | cash health plan | 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing to 28 after two years and 30 after four years service

About us

Pelican is a market-leading procurement specialist providing purchasing and supply chain services to private and public sector organisations. Customers span a variety of different sectors – Hotel, Restaurant, Public Sector, Education, Healthcare to name a few - with purchasing spend ranging from £500k to £10m. Pelican is a friendly and dynamic workplace with 70 staff and head offices in Elstead, Surrey. http://www.pelicanprocurement.co.uk/


Elstead, Surrey. Commutable from Basingstoke, Crawley, Farnborough, Farnham, Guildford

RECRUITERS: Pelican has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcomed