IT Manager

Recruiter
Start People Ltd
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a market leading importer, storage and distributor of goods direct to the trade via a bespoke ecommerce platform and to their own UK & European regional distribution centres. Due to continued success and growth they are seeking to appoint a talented and committed IT Manager to perform a key role in the management and overseeing of a busy IT team. The role requires an experienced hand on IT Manager who has great IT skills combined with a good head for business. Proven confidence in decision making is a must, as is the ability to prioritise work while being flexible enough to adapt plans, as required. The IT function produces and manages bespoke software for the business on a day-to-day operational basis. The Role
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Advise the business on where IT might make a difference to Company performance and service delivery.*
Advise on technology, design, development and implementation of new and existing systems.*
Review projects to ensure the planning, justification and evaluation meets design specification.*
Work within an IT team to ensure new systems and developments are completed on time and to budget.*
Ensure that there is a smooth change over from old IT systems to newly developed ones.*
Develop using the company’s current development technologies and platforms – VB.Net, SQL server, Android development*
Investigate and ensure fixes are delivered to system problems that occur.*
Organise system training and system support for end users.*
Ability to communicate with all stake holders and gather requirements*
Easily approachable and friendly in nature.*
Opportunity to develop Technical skill.
Required Skills
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Proficient use of the VB.net programming language 2008/2010/2013*
Proficient use of SQL Server Scripting*
Experience in writing stored procedures within MS SQL Server*
Developed Tables/Views within MS SQL Server*
Deployment of software via the Click-once system*
Calm and able to focus when in a pressure situation.
Not required but advantageous Skills
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Educated to a degree standard in an IT based subject or a business degree with a technical element such as maths or engineering.*
Several years of relevant IT management experience.*
Extensive Project Management experience.*
Experience with Logistics/Warehousing/Barcoding/Sales Order processing/Accounting*
Android development*
Consumption of internal and third-party web services*
Use of Excel/VB scripting*
Understanding and use of XML, HTML5, ASP.NET, Webforms (C# or VB.net) & CSS3.*
Experience in using PHP language (PHP5 and above)*
Development and Consumption of web services
Role Details
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Hours - Monday to Friday (40hrs/week)