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IT Manager - IT Distributor - Software & Infrastructure

Posted 5 January by Verticality Ended
IT Manager - IT Distributor - Software & Infrastructure
Aston / Central Birmingham
c. 60K + 18K Bonus

We currently seek an IT Manager to deliver the operational execution of the boards vision of IT for our client a leading IT Distributor. This vision encompasses ongoing process improvement of IT systems and infrastucture and digital enhancement to support on-going growth and margin enhancement. 

Keywords - IT Manager, Business Systems Manager, IS Manager, IT Director, Head of IT, Information Technology Manager, Informantion Services Manager, I.T Manager, I.S Manager, ERP, WMS, E-Commerce, Distribution, Retail

Key Skills / Requirements

- Extensive business systems experience
- Track record of driving and defining IT strategies and operational delivery
- Extensive change management / transformation experience, utilising Agile Project management and strong man management expertise
- Budgetary experience, defining and reporting against KPI’s/ milestones
- Excellent communication skills in order to explain complex IT concepts to non-technical colleagues.
- Experience of managing multiple IT disciplines e.g. software development, technical support, systems architecture etc.
- Experience of ERP Systems / e-commerce systems
- Solution deployment experience, including WMS deployment within an ERP environment
- Demonstrable experience embedding new practices in digital and technology across an organisation that enables core digital teams to focus on more specialist tasks
- Proven acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities
- In depth experience of negotiating with and managing third parties, including Cloud hosting and outsourcing of support and services.

The Role

- Define, contribute and deliver the Information Technology Strategy & Operational deployment plan.
- Accountable for the operational execution of the IT resource management deployment and career / succession development of all IT staff to meet these objectives.
- Develop an annual Operational deployment business plan and operating budget for the department and monitor the implementation of these to ensure that the business strategic, operational and financial targets are met
- Negotiate service level agreements with external suppliers and service providers and monitor service delivery to ensure the agreed targets and standards are met.
- Prioritise and schedule to deliver major projects effectively to meet the needs of the stakeholders involved.
- Direct and prepare the implementation of policies, procedures and standards relating to information and telecommunication systems.
- Responsible for researching and evaluating new technologies, and keep up to date and proactively management any Information Technology issues that will impact the business.
- To be responsible for the business network & systems, including ERP, Infrastructure & Telephony, it’s maintenance, development and ongoing availability.
- Be accountable for ensuring business continuity, disaster recovery and system back up
- Ensure hardware and server infrastructure is maintained and developed in line with Group Strategy whether internal or externally hosted.
- Be accountable for the IT team’s personal development and contribute to the evaluation of performance in line with Mayflex’s core competencies and learning and development framework
- Takes on additional tasks in order to meet departmental, project related or developmental objectives
- Compliance with current data protection regulations GDPR etc
- Compliance with H&S policy and procedures

Reference: 34150556

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