IT Manager

Mandatory Limited
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Type: IT Manager
Location: South London
Contract Type: Permanent
Starting Date: 03/05/2017
Closing Date: 02/06/2017

One of the UK’s fastest growing native advertising firm is seeking an IT Manager to join their team in South London. The company in question is running a number of IT projects and require forward thinking, IT focused IT Manager to join the team immediately. The company is looking for an IT Manager with ideally a technical background and strong understanding of software and technology focused projects. You will have exposure to working with a talented team. It is essential that you have a strong technical background and full understanding of IT Manager’s role and responsibilities. The role is also client focused and requires the ability to both presents to key stakeholders and communicate effectively in highly pressurized and fast-moving environment.

About you: How you’ll spend the day

  • Enthusiastically teaching our internal users how to best interact with and utilize technology; providing support as needed via face to face interaction, chat, email, and telephone

  • Resolving any issues related to our infrastructure, both internally hosted and cloud-based. This includes things like e-mail, printers, wired and wireless networks, video conferencing, and VPN

  • Liaising with users, senior staff and internal/external clients to clarify IT requirements and development needs

  • Managing, planning and coordinating company’s IT provision or area of IT activity

  • Provisioning new-hire accounts as well as preparing workstations and desks for use

  • Tracking and maintaining your office’s equipment inventory

  • Providing technical leadership and guidance for live events and video conferences

  • Researching new and innovative solutions to the technical challenges that arise

  • Managing the development aspect of IT provision such as user support, network operations, service delivery or quality control

  • Learning from and educating your fellow team members

  • Completing other technical projects and tasks as needed

  • Reporting to senior management on IT activities

Here are some of the things we’re looking for:

  • Post Graduation degree in Computer Science

  • Post Graduation degree in Business Management will be preferable

  • Demonstrable knowledge of some or all of the following: Networking, WiFi, Apple OSX, Cisco, Linux, Windows

  • Independent ability to research technical problems and solutions

  • Interest in learning and taking on increasingly complex tasks

  • Ability to work individually and within a team

  • Willingness to work flexible/odd hours at times, based on needs

This is a great opportunity for an IT Manager to join a highly respected advertising firm in a period of significant growth. You will work on highly innovative and demanding projects and while taking a key lead role, have the ability to grow and develop quickly. The company is growing substantially, therefore, the opportunity for progression is real and expected to be quick.