IT Manager - Essex - £55,000

Ashdown Group
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Manager / IT Director - Near Harlow, Essex - c. £55,000. A well established and growing company are seeking a driven senior IT Manager to lead their small IT team.

This is an exciting role where you will managing an IT team currently supporting c. 200 users based across several sites. In this role you will take the lead on IT strategy and project management, reporting directly to the senior management team.

Your focus will be on line managing the service desk team, working to improve processes and procedures to optimise efficiency. You will be responsible for allocating and prioritising resources to guarantee projects are delivered on time. You will also be focusing on improving performance through the implementation of a KPI system and more formal processes to ensure accountability and efficiency.

Our client is looking for someone enthusiastic and keen to make positive changes. There is a lot of scope to make your mark in this role. Although focus is on strategy you may be hands on at times, especially when working on bigger projects and roll outs, so it is essential that you have strong and up-to-date technical skills.

To be suitable for this role you must have good knowledge of IT systems in a Windows environment, including Office 2010, Windows 7 and Active Directory. In addition you must have good working knowledge of Citrix, general PC, thin client and server trouble shooting as well as good networking skills. You must also have hands on experience managing upgrades and other IT projects, including suggesting changes and new technologies in line with business needs.

To be successful in this role, you must have experience managing an IT team with a track record of improving services and implementing and aligning the IT strategy to best support the organsation. The company offer a friendly working environment and invest in technology, being responsive to new business opportunities.

Our client is offering a salary up to £55,000 depending on experience, as well as 25 days holiday and a contributory pension. To apply for this position please send a Word copy of your CV with the reference number ASH15471SS in the subject line.

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