Head of IT

£40000 - £70000 Per Annum

Head of IT | South Essex | up to £70,000

Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for a technically proficient Head of IT for a key client; a telecommunications and IT service provider based in South Essex.

Due to continued expansion, our client is looking for an experienced individual responsible for the management of all IT aspects across multiple sites.  

The ideal candidate should have strong leadership skills and should have at least 2 years commercial experience of administering, installing and upgrading Citrix Environments as well as virtualisation in VMWare.  


As the Head of IT you will have experience working at senior stakeholder level both technical and non-technical with technical skills in infrastructure and comms and possess strong management, leadership, negotiation and communication skills.

You will have experience of successfully leading complex projects and performing in a similar role  and comfortable supporting business users and systems with a primary focus on Microsoft Windows, VMware vSphere 6 and Citrix along with Cisco network support. 

If you can take responsibility for issue resolution and ensure tasks are assigned and completed with a substantial ‘hands-on’ approach : working together with the management of the team and strategic direction of internal IT support, upgrade and development, then please apply TODAY.


As stated, we are looking for Infrastructure Managers / Senior Engineers with demonstrable experience supporting Windows Server and Desktop platforms, with a good understanding of Cisco Switches and Firewalls; solid experience of installing and supporting VMware virtualisation & Infrastructure solutions and experience of installing and upgrading Citrix environments.

If you work with MS Windows 7, 8 & 10, Server 2003, 2008 & 2012, Cisco Switches & Firewalls; iSCSI SAN/NAS Storage as well as Veeam Backup and Replication, Group Policy Management, coupled with SQL experience, you are likely to receive an immediate interview request.

Exposure to SAN administration, troubleshooting and maintenance, Switch and Firewall administration, Network link administration coupled with demonstrable experience of being the technical lead on infrastructure projects will hold you in good stead.


Our client has operations covering telecommunications & technology and they work on/with state of the art technological systems to operate a lean back office in an agile manner : so this is a fantastic working environment for individuals who like swift and decisive decision making.

If you are a strong leader with a strong customer focus and possess excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to articulate the technical aspects of the service both succinctly and clearly to people at all levels, then we believe this is a job opportunity that will appeal to you.

Please contact Oscar at Jonothan Bosworth Recruitment Specialists for more information.