Are you passionate about the IT industry and want to work in an environment which allows for personal growth and supports innovative thinking?
Southampton Football Club is a Premier League club with a culture which promotes respect, unity, accountability, creativity, and aspiration – this is The Southampton Way.
We look for people with integrity, compassion and support for those around them; people who take pride in what they do with an honest approach, who embrace a challenge while also being accountable for their decisions; people who have the energy and passion to bring an innovative approach to their role and strive to be different from the rest; people with the aspiration to lead the way and become an example to others.
At Southampton Football Club you’ll be given the platform to work in a vibrant, intelligent, and rewarding work environment with the potential to develop and become the best at what you do.
We don’t stand still; we are constantly moving forward.
What will you be doing?
The Director of IT is a key leadership position accountable for all IT Services at Southampton Football Club and the strategic direction of the department.
This role is responsible for the effective and efficient operational support of all third-party and internally managed IT infrastructure used to support all business processes across the Club.
As Director of IT, you’ll be an integral part of the Club’s senior management team, helping to drive the strategic direction of the wider organisation and the broader aims of that team.
Specific responsibilities include:
Is this you?
We are looking for someone with experience of working in a similar role, where you have been able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and where strategy that has been implemented successfully.
You’ll be able to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and be comfortable working in a diverse technical environment with the ability to adapt to bespoke applications.
Candidates are expected to support match days on a rotation basis with the potential inclusion of supporting some larger events at evenings or weekends. A Full UK Driving Licence and access to personal transport will be required for this role.
What we can do for you
Giving you the right balance in your life is important to us, and our benefits are designed to complement this – you’ll get 28 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays and a day off for your birthday. Life assurance of 4x basic salary and critical illness cover of 1 x basic salary. 2 free match tickets for every home league game, free breakfast and afternoon snacks on site, discounts at local shops and restaurants, an Employee Assistance Programme and mental health first aiders for when things get tough, to specialist support with professional development and access to a world of internal and external training courses and professional qualifications.
How can I apply?
Just click 'Apply Now', enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 6 December 2022.
*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*