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IT Manager

Employer
Michael Page Technology
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Sector
Technology
Responsibilities
Information Technology
Position/Level
Department Head
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
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Job Details

As IT Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating, planning, and supporting the business with IT-related activities. You will help determine the IT needs of an organisation and are responsible for implementing IT equipment and systems to fulfil the business's information system requirements.

Client Details

Michael Page Technology have partnered with a leading international property developer to support them with the recruitment of a new IT Manager to take sole responsibility for the UK IT strategy.

Description

What you'll be doing:

As IT Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating, planning, and supporting the business with IT-related activities. You will help determine the IT needs of an organisation and are responsible for implementing IT equipment and systems to fulfil the business's information system requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the IT helpdesk management for all IT related incidents across two office locations and when necessary, escalating to the external third-party support partners.
  • Managing the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, upgrades, and support of the business IT systems and equipment. This includes operating systems, servers, PCs, software apps, telephones, and peripherals.
  • Providing expert IT advice and support when systems are being upgraded or installed, or when system migrations or system maintenance's are being carried out.
  • Overseeing the development and enhancement of systems and integrating new systems with those existing.
  • Working with senior staff to develop plans and strategies so user effectiveness is improved, and innovation encouraged throughout the business.
  • Liaising regularly with executive and senior management as well as systems
  • Developing standard operating procedures allied to best practice, and ensuring written protocols and guidelines are provided for IT staff and all end-users.
  • Ensuring written documentation is created and maintained, including user and system manuals, change management, license agreements and all documentation relating to modifications and upgrades.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the most recent technologies and advising on what new technological solutions and their implementation will meet business and systems requirements.
  • Negotiating with suppliers of hardware and software for the best deals, including external support, and responsible for contracting consultants and negotiating service agreements.
  • Creating a budget for each IT project as well as managing the financial aspects of the entire IT department such as purchases and ongoing budgeting.
  • Acting Business Data Protection Officer / GDRP Compliance Officer, ensuring the business systems comply with current legislation.
  • Acting cybersecurity analyst, performing risk assessments, patch management, design and implementing security measures to ensure security vulnerabilities the business faces are reviewed regularly and risks reduced.
  • Producing IT board reports when required.
  • Responsible for all IT Administration.

Profile

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience in an IT Management/Leadership position.
  • Ability to lead projects and delivery within programmed timescales
  • Supply chain management including third-party support companies
  • Managing and monitoring yearly budgets
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent all-round communication skills
  • Hands-on IT infrastructure experience, and ideally a strong technical background providing on site & remote support.

Job Offer

Salary:

£55,000 - £60,000 per annum

Benefits:

  • Annual Leave - 26 days plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced family policies
  • 4 days a week in office (Flexible working available if needed)

Company

Michael Page Technology, part of PageGroup, is one of the world’s best-known and well-respected professional recruitment consultancies. We are a leading provider of permanent and contract recruitment for IT professionals across a spectrum of roles from CIO and CTO to IT Security Manager and Service Desk Analyst in businesses that range from start-ups to multi-national household brands.

We have 200 consultants in 20 countries dedicated to IT recruitment and specializing in the following technology roles:

  • IT Project and Programme Management
  • IT Strategy and Leadership
  • Infrastructure, Operations and IT Service Management
  • Web and Application Development
  • Security 
  • Testing/QA
  • Business Intelligence and Databases
  • ERP and Business Solutions

This ensures that we fully understand the specific requirements of each role and benefit from wide a pool of relevant existing candidates.

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