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IT & Technology
Docklands, East London
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Arts & Museums
Grace Tattersall

Morgan Law are proud to be partnering with ExCeL London to recruit their new Head of Technology at an exciting time for this world class venue in their digital transformation journey.

Based in the heart of Docklands, East London, ExCeL London is the UK’s leading exhibition and convention centre hosting over 400 events with 4 million visitors annually. ExCeL is focused on creating the very best experiences for its visitors and organisers. The Head of Technology will contribute by leading the IT team to deliver the technology vision for the venue and the business as a whole.

Purpose of the role

The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership and management of the IT team. This role will support the team to implement the information systems strategy involving migration to new platforms, standardisation of hardware and infrastructure and rationalisation of the software application landscape.

As an IT expert the role holder will provide excellent advice and innovation about IT, digital and process innovation with a focus on business stream strategy. A continuous improvement focus is essential for the development of the IT landscape.

You will be tasked with establishing and building relationships with internal and external staff and managing significant 3rd party contracts plus driving technological advancement through teams, ensuring business processes are efficient, effective and adapt to technology where this can drive efficiency


You will have

  • A demonstrably strong knowledge of current information technology at a strategic level in a fast-paced organisation
  • Experience of managing a team of IT-focused specialists
  • Strong programme and project management skills, with a preference for experience in IT and digital transformation
  • Experience of supporting the integration of key technologies across a business
  • Experience of managing third parties particularly in the modern IT environment
  • Capability to work both as part of a team and individually.

In return ExCeL offer a comprehensive benefits package and have a value led culture.

Morgan Law are working as a retained partner to ExCeL, please contact to request an application pack or contact Grace Tattersall on 02077476825 to discuss this role in more detail.