IT Manager

Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Bermuda Park
£45,000 per annum
01 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client based in Coventry, Warwickshire is currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an IT Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the IT function within the company. You will be in charge of a small team and manage the company’s technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies. It is essential that you have a solid technical background with varied and broad infrastructure knowledge.

Key responsibilities:

  • Have broad infrastructure knowledge and still be hands on supporting issues to a 3rd line support level
  • Oversee all technology operations and evaluate them according to company goals
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies
  • Analyse the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software
  • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
  • Undertake network infrastructure architecture and capacity planning - including network stability, security and performance
  • Be heavily involved in IT project work including migrations, upgrades and roll outs
  • Managing key IT suppliers, set KPI’s and measure supplies based on SLA’s. Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts
  • Control IT department budget
  • Manage a small team of IT staff, conducting regular supervisions and appraisals, and overseeing the coordination of work.

Key experience:

  • Experience within a lead or managerial IT role (line management) is essential
  • Broad infrastructure experience and knowledge is essential
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems
  • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), network protocols and infrastructure design
  • Experience in controlling information technology budget
  • Experience in working with external IT service provides

Key Technologies:

  • Broad infrastructure knowledge
  • IT support up to a 3rd line support level
  • The use of virtualisation technology such as VMware & HyperV
  • Sound knowledge of Cisco products (routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Windows Server’s
  • Networking
  • Storage solution knowledge would be highly advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation. To discuss your suitability for this role further, please contact Georgia Harris at Clearwater People Solutions or simply apply as directed.

Please note: If you have not been contacted regarding your submission within 2 weeks your application has been unsuccessful for this role only.

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