Adare Manor
  • IT
  • Adare, Limerick, IRL
  • Competitive
  • Full Time

Benefits in addition to salary


Here at Adare Manor, our vision is to create magical experiences that people will never forget. It's about a heartfelt Irish welcome that creates a sense of belonging.  It's about an openness and warmth that's full of natural character.  It's about a deeper understanding of every detail from start to finish.  It's about the subtle surprises that create lasting memories.  And along the way, it's about keeping our team involved, engaged and inspired.  Our vision is Beyond Everything.

Within one year of reopening, we were overjoyed to be awarded 'Hotel of the Year' at the Virtuoso Best of the Best Awards ceremony in Las Vegas in 2018. Since then, we have acquired many accolades including AA Ireland: Hotel of the Year 2019, Cond Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2019: #1 Resort in Europe and #5 in the World, IGTOA: Golf Resort of the Year 2018, Yes Chef: Afternoon Tea of the Year 2018, amongst many more. Most recently, our signature restaurant The Oak Room earned a position in the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2020 with One Michelin Star.

We are always looking for people who want to play their part in helping us write the next chapter of this magical story. People whose passion for excellence and innovation will leave a lasting impression on our guests. Our colleagues possess an intuitive service style that reflects the ethos and luxury of Adare Manor.

For an insight into what it is like to work in this amazing resort, please follow the below link to see what our employees get up to beyond the scenes: https://www.youtube.com/user/adaremanor

We are currently recruiting for a Director of Information Technology to join our team.

The Director of Information Technology is responsible for all aspects of IT at Adare Manor, and its associated businesses. This is a senior management role involving maintenance of hardware and software of the hotel's computing and communication environment. The role incorporates  Business Transformation, Project Management, Network Security Service Delivery, IT Operations and Support and Vendor Management

 

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Be a key contributor to the business and digital strategic objectives
  • Develop an IT vision/strategy/roadmap and lead the organisation effectively execute these
  • Develop and maintain succession planning and continuity in the most critical IT positions.
  • Monitor the industry for developments in technology
  • Direct the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of the IT infrastructure that supports operations and business applications.
  • Work with staff to develop strategies to enhance client services, optimise user effectiveness, improve IT security awareness and promote innovation.
  • Advise the senior leadership team on emerging technologies that can provide benefit to business objectives

 Financial Responsibilities:

  • Determine capital investment opportunities and prioritise these to maximise return on investment
  • Ensure current and future technical investments meet the objectives of the business
  • Manage and monitor IT budgets
  • Vendor management Manage third party suppliers including outsourced IT partners. 

 Management Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, and evaluate a team of IT professionals.
  • Provide technical guidance to ensure a highly motivated team.
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders, understand their issues, challenges and identify opportunities
  • Ensure strong systems analysis and project management skills, and the ability to execute critical projects.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and implementation of an effective disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
  • Review, recommend, and oversee all vendors and managed service agreements for computing, telecommunications, IT services, and equipment.
  • Establish and enforce IT policies, processes, portfolio management, development standards and methodologies.
  • Establish a comprehensive enterprise information security program to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.
  • Oversee all IT projects, ensuring that commitments are properly planned, staffed, monitored and reported.
  • Establish metrics for managing and monitoring the effectiveness of systems within the business.
  • Establish appropriate service levels and ensure that these are met.

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of career experience in technology, including a minimum of 3 years in a leadership position.
  • Experience of IT Risk management methodology frameworks, ISO 27005 or similar.
  • Experience with PCI DSS, ISO 27001 or other good practices frameworks.
  • Experience in the hospitality industry is preferred
  • An advanced degree in a related field, such as computer science, engineering and/or business (MBA) is preferred.
  • PMP and/or ITIL certification preferred.

 

We offer exceptional working environment, development opportunities that are beyond everything, state of the art equipment as well as competitive rates of pay & benefits.

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