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Group Head of Information Systems Operations & Infrastructure

About the role

V.Group is a leading global provider of maritime services, specialising in the outsourced technical management of high-value maritime assets and the provision of a wide-range of services, covering crew management, ship management and technical services, together with supporting management and commercial services. V.Group operates in the commercial shipping, cruise, energy and defence sectors.

Our global operation includes 3,000 shore-based colleagues and 44,000 seafarers operating in  60 offices across 30 countries and on more than 1,000 vessels.

V.Group’s primary clients are ship and other asset owners who deploy their assets worldwide, including tankers, bulk carriers, gas carriers, chemical tankers, FSOs/ FPSOs, containerships, cruise ships, ferries and super yachts.

Our values, the 5C’s – we care, we collaborate, we challenge, we are consistent, we commit & deliver – are at the core of everything we do as a business.  Further information about us can be found at

We are looking to appoint an experienced, progressive and inspiring leader as the Group Head of Information Systems Operations & Infrastructure.  Reporting to the Group CFO and leading a team of six direct reports this role is responsible for the delivery of all technology support across V.Group.  This includes the effective and efficient delivery of all third party and internally managed programmes and Information Systems infrastructure used to support business process and services through the effective management of people products, providers and processes.

Candidates should demonstrate key attributes in building relationships, strategic technology planning and team leadership.

We are looking for extensive experience in information systems including architecture design and deployment, systems life-cycle management and infrastructure planning and operations.  A track record in leading IT transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments as well as an ability to talk to technical and non-technical audiences is key.

To apply, please send your CV to Ailsa Sutherland at FWB Park Brown at