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IT Manager

Posted 26 February by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply Ended
Elevation Business Support are currently supporting a choice employer in the Derbyshire region with the recruitment of an IT Manager.

Key Accountabilities & Duties;

Project / Development Operations:

* Project manage replacement of legacy & obsolete systems
* Proven record of CRM and ERP planning and project delivery
* Report to the Technical Director highlighting solutions for areas in need of improvement
* Continue with rolling replacement of server hardware and core infrastructure
* Develop a DR testing strategy for the UK EU Div companies
* Continue with centralising licensing and support contracts where appropriate

Oversee, control and report upon day to day IT operations including:

* Systems Health & Maintenance
* Backup and Recoverability
* Staff management training and development
* Management of external support / maintenance contracts
* Monitor user support requests ensuring support tasks are directed to the appropriate IT staff member
* Staff time management - Ensure that IT department time is utilised effectively and constructively

Direct Reports: 2 Analyst/Programmers, 1 Senior IT Support Technician and 1 IT Support Technician

You will have gained experience in a related role and must be able to demonstrate the following:-

* Ability to work as part of a team and support each other
* Strong leadership skills
* Ability to engage people across all levels of the business
* Experienced in full software development lifecycle
* Excellent degree of accuracy needed
* Able to work to tight deadlines
* Ability to use your own initiative
* Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
* Self-motivated

Technical Abilities:

* Microsoft Certified or demonstrable skills
* Microsoft Exchange experience
* Strong and varied back end and front end wide skill set
* HTML5, CSS, responsive Web design
* ASP & ASP.Net experience essential
* Accessibility and usability best practices
* Javascript, JSON, jQuery, Ajax.
* C++, Visual Basic experience essential
* Object Orientated PHP
* Database technologies including MySQL, SQL, query optimisation, database administration
* Webserver administration: Apache
* Templating systems, preferably Smarty
* AS400 and DB2 (Desirable / Basic understanding)
* Linux OS
* Cisco Firewall (ASA55xx) experience
* Proven technical problem solving skills / diagnosis
* Experience with virtualisation (ESXi & Hyper-V)
* Qlikview reporting software experience preferential
* Technically competent with IP routing across WAN / LAN / VPN infrastructure
* HP SAN / Storage Systems Experience an advantage
* Manage external contractors and consultants


* Must have worked in an IT/ERP management role for at least 5 years
* Proven record of development and learning new skills
* Identifying areas for improvement, documenting these and presenting as proposals to business leaders
* Implementation of new and replacement systems

* Defined contribution pension scheme, with up to 10% company contributions (if employee pays 5%)
* 25 days holiday plus statutory Bank holidays
* 3 x salary death in service cover (if joining the DC pension scheme)
* Generous bonus schemes (H&S bonus, production bonus, annual bonus, blood lead bonus)
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Excellent working environment
* Hours of work 09.00 - 17:00 (Monday - Thursday) 09.00 - 16:30 (Friday)

Elevation Business Support is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talented Administrators to Senior Office Managers throughout Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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