Information & Systems Manager - Central London- up to £40k

Just IT Recruitment
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you currently looking for a new opportunity in managing IT systems? My client is looking for an IS manager to join their team near St James Park, London.

You will be tasked to manage the smooth running of the company's hardware and software environment including mobile and static technology devices, to support the Head of Finance and Support Services in providing a comprehensive technology and information systems service, to make appropriate recommendations to the Head of Information & Systems for the improvement of systems and technology driven services to internal and external customer, and implement new infrastructure as required.

About The Company

The charity company consists of a family of 38 community nurseries across London.
They work with communities and parents to enrich and extend children's learning, so that each child is the best they can be. For the last 114 years they've seen their organisation as a catalyst for long-term social change, as well as a successful business. By supporting the next generation of people who will shape our world to become healthy, happy adults, they are changing the world one child at a time.

About The Role

Main Duties and Responsibilities

-Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
-Run an IT Support Desk service to support End Users of ICT to agreed service levels and quality standards
-Proactively manage the LEYF network to ensure a secure, stable and sufficient ICT service at all sites
-Work with second line support provider to address complex tasks and to ensure business continuity
-Manage third party providers of print and telecoms services
-Provide IS training and coaching on site and advice on best practice
-Source and make recommendations on purchase or lease of office equipment, desktop/mobile technology, print & telecoms
-Cover first line support in the absence of the IS Officer.
-Attend training courses in house and externally to develop expertise and further knowledge
-Achieve performance targets and attend supervision in line with the Performance Management Framework
-Undertake any other tasks, as requested by the Executive Management Team, which are necessary for the smooth running of the company

About You

You will need to have an IT related degree and/or 3+ years in a relevant IT managerial role.

You will need the following skills;
- Server administration (Windows Server 2008 R2 - HyperV an advantage)
- Configuring and monitoring network security and integrity including patching, firewall and Antivirus.
- File Management (including directory management, PowerShell, permissions and backup/recovery - SharePoint an advantage)
- First/second line support of hardware and software in a Windows Environment (Windows Pro 10 & MS Office 2016 - Visio & Project an advantage)

As an individual, you will need to have the ability to work pro-actively and unsupervised, organise and prioritise own work, be a strong collaborator and be creative

The Benefits

On top of this fantastic opportunity paying a salary of up to £40k, there is a generous holiday allowance and pension scheme + a host of company benefits.

To Apply

Please submit your CV to or give Sophie a call on .