Group Network Manager

Ashfield Healthcare Communications Ltd
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Group Network Manager

So, what’s the role?

Responsible for Managing, Mentoring, Personal Development and Directing the Group Network TeamProviding Technical Assurance and Strategic Direction on the Group network WAN/LAN architecture and servicesManaging 3rd party vendors to ensure successful operation and delivery of network services to all sites, data centres and cloud based solutionsOversee MPLS implementation, design and 3rd Level supportEnsuring that all implementations, designs and solutions are fully compliant with internal security requirements and industry best practiseEnsure that network services and solutions are properly costed and delivered to budget.Responsible for network budget, supplier paymentsWork closely with the PMO and other stakeholders to ensure that required Network resources are properly determined, allocated and costed for Projects and other implementationsWork with the Group Infrastructure Architect and other stakeholders to ensure Design Assurance, Guidance and Direction on network components of new solutions or requirementsEvaluate current business goals and technical capabilities to anticipate and plan for future network needsSet, implement and maintain common standards across all network services and componentsWho is the ideal candidate?

At least 5 years managing a Network team in a multinational environmentAbility to engage with multi-disciplinary teams to achieve excellent results within the IT area in a diverse matrix organisationComprehensive understanding of IT Networking and network technologiesSignificant Vendor Management experiencePrince 2 or equivalent Project management experienceKnowledge of Cisco Unified Call Manager would be an advantageAbility to think strategically and plan appropriately
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