Head of Information & Communication Technology - Shaftesbury - Wessex Group

Information and Communication Technology is critical to the day-to-day operation of the business, both at an administrative and field operation level. The ICT department provide a central resource across all companies that make up the Wessex Group.

The purpose of the Head of ICT is:

  • Manage and Maintain the company IT System which is based on Microsoft Servers running in VM Ware virtual environment
  • To Manage a staff of four ICT Support and Development Technicians
  • To Manage a number of ICT related development projects
  • To Manage a significant ICT budget, selecting service providers and negotiating best trading terms
  • To Communicate effectively at all levels to promote the aims and objectives of the ICT Department, providing regular updates and management reports.

Key result areas:

  • To ensure maximum System “Up-Time”
  • To ensure compliance with information security legislation (GDPR) and recognized best practice.
  • To protect the integrity of the company’s information, specifically from cyber- attacks.
  • To provide detailed management information to an agreed timetable

Responsibilities & duties:

  • Due to the need to maintain system security - detailed responsibilities, identifying the company’s operating systems and application software, are not published and will be sent to applicants who are invited to attend an interview.


  • Salary dependent on qualifications and relevant experience.
  • BUPA medical insurance
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension contributions
  • Childcare vouchers

All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract

For an application form please CLICK HERE.

Or for further information please email recruitment@wessexgroup.co.uk or call 01747 858039 (No agencies please).

Due to a high volume of responses we may be unable to feedback to all applicants, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.