IT Manager

IT Manager

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    60000 Per Annum

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    Blaze Furley

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    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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IT Manager

Location: Bradford

Salary: £50k-£60k

My client is a large manufacturing company based in Bradford and are looking for an IT Manager to join their team.

The IT Manager’s role is to ensure the streamlined operation of the IT Department in alignment with the business objectives. This individual will plan, coordinate, direct, design and implement IT-related activities of the organisation, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department. It is key to recognise that this is a manufacturing site requiring a high level of response and support whenever manufacturing activities are under way.

IT Manager - Job Role:

  • Work closely with stakeholders across the business to deliver IT services in
  • both the factory and office environments.
  • Work closely with the Japan & European IT functions ensuring the site complies with group policy and procedures (information security, etc).
  • Managing ongoing supplier relationships for hardware/software procurement as well as managed services.
  • Responsible for the IT disaster recovery for the wider business continuity plan.
  • People management including appraisal and reviews, recruitment, etc.
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
  • Practice asset management for IT hardware, software, and equipment.
  • Create Annual Plans based on Group, European and local strategic plans
  • Oversee the life cycle management and continuous improvement of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Budgetary responsibility in line with annual plan
  • Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.
  • Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

IT Manager – Person Requirements:

  • Ideally you will be degree qualified in the field of computer science or business administration and a significant number of years related work
  • Cisco Meraki (WLAN, LAN & Security – VPNs etc).
  • Cisco Unified Communications (VoIP).
  • HPE Simplivity hyperconverged infrastructures.
  • VMware experience.
  • Active Directory including Group Policy Object management.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 – 2016.
  • SQL Server administration.
  • Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops – On premise and cloud services.
  • LAN/WAN (ADSL/EFM/MPLS leased line).
  • VMware virtualised server and ESXi environment.
  • NET App SAN.
  • Windows Server, 2003,2008R.
  • Active Directory.
  • SQL Server.
  • Citrix Xenapp/Thin Client.
  • LANDesk management suite.
  • VOIP Telephony experience (Avaya).
  • VBS and Batch Scripting
  • IIS and FTP/SFTP
  • KIX Script

Desirable Experience/ Skills

  • Microsoft 365 experience or exposure
  • ERP/MRP Implementation and management
  • AS400 experience or exposure
  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager experience
  • Microsoft Network Policy Services experience
  • Microsoft AD Federation Services experience
  • Lotus Notes/Domino Server administration / Lotus Notes Traveller
  • CAD software/server administration - CREO, AutoCAD
  • Civica HR, Payroll & Time and Attendance (Carval) experience or exposure
  • Factory Vision systems experience or exposure