IT Manager

Leicester £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013673

Due to growth a leading manufacturer supplying high technology sectors has a new vacancy for an IT Manager. An experienced, hands-on Senior IT Professional you will be responsible for all IT helpdesk, Infrastructure, Systems development and Management Information activities and must have worked within a fast paced environment such as manufacturing or distribution.



Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Rugby, Loughborough, Coalville


Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + benefits


Suitable for: IT Manager, ICT Manager, IT Controller, IT Supervisor, IT Controller.



The Role


You will be tasked with managing the IT team and ensuring upkeep and compliance of all IT Systems and equipment on site.


Key responsibilities:


Project managing installation of new systems, IT equipment and processes

Upgrading, testing and maintaining the plants Disaster Recovery plans

Implement and improve IT Policies and Procedures in line with Corporate and Divisional Objectives.

Maintain good relationship with local IT Service providers and Suppliers

Lead and Develop the IT Team by ensuring a proactive approach is taken

Plan and install PC software and equipment upgrades consistent with policy and direction

Manage IT Helpdesk and prioritise workload between team

Lead IT projects and multiple audits

Monitoring and Managing back-ups and disaster recovery development

Recommend IT Solutions in line with business needs

Drive IT Vendors to keep costs and lead times down



The Candidate


An experienced senior IT professional you will have strong leadership skills and will have worked I a fast paced environment such as manufacturing or distribution.

You will have managed complex ERP systems and have strong SQL development skills. Extensive experience working in a heavily virtualized VMWare and Wintel Estate and good understanding of IT Frameworks such as ITIL.


With excellent communication skills you will be a self-starter and be able to prioritise your own work.


For more information send a CV to Alex Hodgkins

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