A leading not-for-profit organisation with an established national presence is looking for an IT Manager to lead their Central London team.
To be considered for the role you MUST have a stable work history, have IT/Service Desk/Programming experience and desirably some managerial experience.
This is an excellent opportunity to take ownership of developing a new and improved IT strategy across all departments. The successful candidate will also be supported by a Helpdesk Officer.
In essence, this IT Manager role is going to work along the lines of a Service Delivery Manager. The position will help an individual fully develop the ability autonomously to ensure the maximum efficiency and availability of IT Systems and Infrastructure across the organisation.
The ideal candidate will be someone willing to learn how to, and over time independently execute the following duties:
*Working and managing 3rd party providers and MSPs to ensure high quality support
*Negotiating and drafting contracts and monitoring the quality of delivery (staff performance and KPIs, project management and taking the lead in spreading best practice across the organisation)
*Improving governance, frameworks and infrastructure
*Implementing robust and effective solutions to business problems
*Leading business continuity and disaster recovery planning
*Managing budgets incl. designing and executing short/medium/long term strategies
*Scanning the horizon for future solutions and digital developments
You do not need all of the above skills now, but a willingness to learn and a track record of professional growth must be shown.
This is a permanent role offering a basic salary range of £35,000-£40,000 per annum dependent on depth of relevant skills and experience plus a generous benefits package that includes a fantastic holiday allowance.
If you think you would be a strong applicant for the role, please send your CV in a Word format including reference: ASH16614MW in the subject line of your email.
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