Head of IT & Infrastructure

About Gladwell

“Inspiring people, inspired change”. We at Gladwel Academy enable people and organizations to reach their goals and be better than yesterday. Gladwell Academy offers training and coaching for organizations in the field of agile and digital organizational transformation. We are headquartered in the Netherlands with offices in India, France and Germany looking to expand in Europe. Gladwell Academy is part of the Highberg Group and together we strive to build the leading transformation group in Europe.

Your impact

As Head of IT & Infrastructure, you are responsible for all aspects of our IT and Infrastructure landscape and platforms to deliver an outstanding and differentiating customer experience. You will transform our systems to meet the demands of our rapidly growing business and support our fast-paced, innovative way of working. You will oversee the implementation and maintenance of our company’s computing needs.

  • Manage information technology and computer systems;
  • Plan, organize, evaluate and lead IT and electronic data operations;
  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job; expectations and appraising their performance;
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures;
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems;
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy;
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time;
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes;
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures;
  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness.

What we offer

  • An international, fast moving environment where entrepreneurship, people development and client value are key;
  • The opportunity to shape the future of a leading, strongly growing training and coaching organization embedded in a group with a buy and build strategy;
  • Growth and career opportunities.

Be part of an amazing team, that works hard, but also finds time for social events with colleagues such as “work vacations”, dinners, galas and parties; and our infamous ‘borrel’ (Dutch word for Friday evening drinks).

Who you are

We are looking for talented professionals passionate about building, integrating, and managing IT & Infrastructure to enable client and business success. You want to make a difference and contribute to Gladwell’s future success.

  • Proven working experience as an IT Manager or relevant experience;
  • Excellent knowledge technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems;
  • Expertise in data governance;
  • BS in Computer Science, MIS or similar field.

How we work

At Gladwell, we practice what we preach. We are working in an agile way using Scrum and SAFe©. You have never worked in an agile way? No worries. We are the experts in training and coaching and will guide you along the way. And if you are an agile pro, you might pick up a few new tricks – and teach us something new too.