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Head of IT (Azure and DevOps Specialist)

London, Hybrid

We are a dynamic and forward-thinking Re-insurance company based in the heart of London, committed to leveraging cutting-edge technology to transform the way we operate. As we continue to expand our digital capabilities, we are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of IT with expertise in Azure and DevOps to lead our technology team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the IT department, ensuring the effective delivery of technology solutions in line with business objectives.
  • Develop and implement IT strategies that align with the company's goals and foster innovation.
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of Azure-based infrastructure and services.
  • Drive the adoption of DevOps practices, promoting collaboration between development and operations teams to enhance efficiency and reliability.
  • Provide technical leadership in the design and implementation of scalable and secure systems.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into technology solutions.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies, making recommendations for continuous improvement.


  • Proven experience as a Head of IT or similar leadership role, preferably within the insurance sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure cloud services and infrastructure management.
  • Expertise in implementing and optimizing DevOps practices to streamline development and deployment processes.
  • Strong understanding of IT security and compliance best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or DevOps Engineer Expert are highly desirable.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing and managing Azure-based solutions.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in IT roles, with at least 3 years in a leadership position.


  • Competitive salary - up to £135k
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits
  • Private Healthcare

We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Join us in driving technological innovation within the insurance industry and contribute to our mission of providing exceptional service to our clients. We look forward to welcoming the newest member to our dynamic team!

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.