Head of IT Operations



IT, Operations
Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Operations & IT · Sant Cugat del Vallès · Hybrid Remote

Head of IT Operations

Would you like to be part of an innovative company with a significant social impact? Innovamat is looking for someone like you 😎

About our company 🚀

Innovamat is an EdTech company that aims to promote a competency-based, personalized and practical way of learning mathematics. It is aimed at children between the ages of 3 and 16, and it prioritizes the understanding of content and the development of mathematical skills linked to problem-solving. Innovamat encourages learning through experimentation, conversation and individualized practice. In this sense, Innovamat offers sequenced learning trajectories, resources, training and contact with the educational community; experts in mathematics education and the science behind mathematical learning.

Innovamat was founded in 2017 in Barcelona (Spain) and currency has 350 passionate professionals that work with 18,000 teachers from more than 2,100 schools in Spain, Italy, Mexico, United States, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Peru who teach competency-based and meaningful mathematics to more than 430,000 students.

Your mission 🎯

As the Head of IT at Innovamat, your mission is to lead and oversee all aspects of our IT Operations, focused on three big areas: cybersecurity, infrastructure (systems and hardware) and software. You will ensure the stability, security, and efficiency of our growing technology environment while aligning IT strategies with the organization's goals and objectives.

Your day to day at Innovamat 🏁

  • Develop and execute IT strategies and initiatives to support organizational objectives.

  • Lead a team responsible for maintaining and enhancing IT systems, networks, and infrastructure.

  • Oversee the implementation, maintenance and cost-control of software applications.

  • Uphold data and system security through rigorous security protocols and measures.

  • Collaborate with other departments to identify and address technology needs and opportunities, focused on process automation.

  • Manage IT projects, including budgeting, resource allocation, and timelines.

  • Stay current with emerging technologies and trends, evaluating their potential impact on Innovamat's operations and offerings.

  • Ensure compliance with data protection regulations and industry standards (ISO and ENS).

  • Manage vendor relationships and contracts for IT services and products.

What are we looking for? 🔍

  • Proven experience in an IT leadership role, preferably in the technology sector or fast-growing companies.

  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, systems, and security best practices.

  • Experience with the rollout of a cybersecurity roadmap.

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, focused on automation and process design.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills, as well as a service mindset.

  • Fluency in Spanish and English.

It will be great if…

  • Experience with the implementation and/or compliance with ISO 27001 and ENS.

  • Familiarity with Google Workspace and Atlassian environments.

What can you expect from Innovamat? 🤗

  • A plan for personal and professional development and growth in a young, enthusiastic and dynamic environment 🤝🌍

  • Full-time with flexible schedules ⏰

  • Group English classes as part of our working day 🗣️

  • Team building days (🧗📖⚽ and more) and the Innovagala at least once a year 👯‍♀️

  • Christmas week off🎄

  • Flexible remuneration to deduct from gross salary with Cobee: food, transport check, nursery school, private health Insurance with DKV💸

  • Pet Friendly 🐶

  • Fruit every week to be full of vitamins and keep our body healthy 🍎🍐🍉

  • Being part of a certified "happy at work" company 💃🏽

... and if that's not enough, you will have the opportunity to transform the education sector and see more and more children rediscover and become passionate about mathematics 🙌.

If you think you are that person we are looking for we would love to meet you!

Operations & IT
Sant Cugat del Vallès
Remote status
Hybrid Remote
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Sant Cugat del Vallès

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Our Purpose

Unleash everyone’s potential through education.

Our Vision

To lead and become a reference for children and teachers in Math education.

About Innovamat

Innovamat aims to be a global institution in math education. We strive to bring the best math practices everywhere and for everyone. Over 2,100 schools, 430,000 students, and 18,000 teachers already work with us. Since our foundation in 2017, we have opened operations in Spain, Mexico, Italy, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, and recently in the United States.

Innovamat has developed a research-based, fully-resourced curriculum program. With Innovamat, kids from 3 to 16 years old learn math through manipulative materials and highly dynamic lessons focused on problem-solving, communication skills, and critical thinking. We provide a shift in traditional instruction and learning.

Founded in 2017
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Operations & IT · Sant Cugat del Vallès · Hybrid Remote

Head of IT Operations

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