IT Development Manager

  • Job Ref. 011888
  • Location Coventry
  • Salary £ 50,000 - £ 70,000 p.a.
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Contact Alex Harman

Job Description

IT Development Manager position has become available at The Manufacturing Technology Centre. The MTC is a UK success story. - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions.

The purpose of the IT Development Manager role is to drive and manage the significant ICT change and expansion projects resulting from the evolution of The MTC. They are to ensure that these projects are aligned with and form part of the long term ICT strategy and that they deliver a world class ICT service to both the rest of the business and MTC clients.

The Role

The IT Development Manager will be responsible for:
Project management and delivery of the ICT component of key strategic projects either internal or client facing.
Development and delivery of the appropriate sections of the 5 year IT Strategy for MTC
Development and line management of a team to liaise with other areas of the business, acquiring requirements and ensuring delivery of a world class ICT service in line with those requirements.
Managing both capital and operational budgets in delivering those requirements.
Collecting requirements from across the business and ensuring that they provide the IT delivery teams with the necessary information to deliver the project.
Ensuring delivery of the various components required to deliver the IT Strategy
Project managing the delivery of the IT components of key strategic projects (reporting, budgetary responsibility, liaison, communications, ensuring resource availability, delivery) on time, on cost, on quality.
Input of business requirements into the IT Strategy and ensuring that the strategy meets to the needs of the different business areas.

The Person

The successful candidate for the IT Development Manager will be educated in a relevant IT qualification to a minimum of degree level and will be experienced and capable of:
IT Project Management;
5-10 years of IT infrastructure and service delivery experience
Ability to work with IT technical, non-IT technical and business departments to draw out requirements that can be handed to the IT teams for delivery.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines
Pragmatic hands on approach to problem solving
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

It is essential that all candidates have the capability of gaining Security Clearance due to the nature of some industries The MTC operates within.

To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Alex Harman.

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