Global IT Network Manager

Posted 4 April by ARJO

Position: Global IT Network Manager
Location:
Houghton Regis
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

ROLE:

Arjo is a successful medical device manufacturer and distributor addressing Patient and Post-Acute Care (PPAC) needs in several countries.

We are looking for a Global IT Network Manager who will be responsible for the overall design and operation of the corporate network.

KEY DUTIES:

  • Lead a global team to deliver and operate a data network which meets current and future business requirements.

  • Design authority for all technical aspects of the network, including network security and protection against vulnerabilities

  • Qualification of the network infrastructure to ensure design and implementation complies with requirements and relevant standards

  • Manage third-party service, hardware, and software suppliers to ensure delivery against SLAs

  • Manage the budget for network, including forward planning

  • Recommend technical network enhancements, maintaining an awareness of emerging technologies and providing recommendations for business-enhancing changes.

  • Ensure that the core security systems are kept up-to-date with anti-virus definitions and latest intrusion prevention methods

  • Lead the Network Change Advisory Board to review proposed changes

  • Manage any network-related Major Incidents and own responsibility for delivering ITIL-based problem reports

  • Maintain remote monitoring systems

  • Deliver regular management reports covering network and related supplier performance

  • Train necessary IT operational teams to allow them to support the network, whilst providing sufficient access to perform those duties.

  • Ensure documentation, policies and procedures are kept up to date and published.

  • Accountable to establish and maintain a dialogue with business stakeholders for efficient IT delivery of network services

  • Responsibility to adhere to Group IT defined ITSM processes and security policies.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent networking skills, including all aspects of a global corporate network (LAN, WAN, Firewalls, VPN, Wifi and network security)

  • At least 5 years in a similar role, and 10+ years in an IT role

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)

  • Excellent interpersonal negotiation and influencing skills and ability to communicate to different levels and cultures; verbally and through written communications

  • Experience in managing a geographically-dispersed team across different timezones, cultures, and languages

  • Good skills to work in teams delivering a service culture approach

  • Experience in managing third-party vendors and holding them accountable

  • Be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Project management experience

  • Basic accounting skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent years of professional experience.

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience in the IT industry.

  • Possess extensive knowledge of IT policies, standards, procedures and best practices (e.g ITIL)

  • Smart and intellectually curious.

  • Enjoy providing the highest level of customer service.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates timely and effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.

  • Exhibits a strong and positive work ethic, inspires others.

  • Foster a highly effective teamwork environment where accountability, clear effective communication, and a high level of customer service is demonstrated on a daily basis.

  • Is able to keep up in the Arjo environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.

  • Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals.

  • Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance.

SPECIAL FEATURES/CONDITIONS

  • The role requires international / national travel

  • Ability to occasional work evenings and weekends to meet service installation deadlines

Please be aware that by applying for this role, you are giving Arjo permission to store your information.

Required skills

  • Firewalls
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Network Security
  • WAN
  • Data Network

Reference: 34824356

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