IT & Systems Manager

Recruiter
Evolve Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
09 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: IT & Systems Manager

Salary: Up to £60,000

Location: Kingston upon Thames, Richmond, Teddington, Chiswick, Brentford

Evolve Recruitment are looking for an IT & Systems Manager for our client who are a leading distributor of luxury perfumes around the UK. This is a diverse and interesting role and a brilliant time to join this fast-growing company. The successful candidate would be responsible for delivering IT strategies as well as using both external and internal resources to maximise the adoption of technologies and strategic business change.

Key Responsibilities:

* The IT & Systems Manager will be ensuring alignment with business goals by developing the technical aspects of the company’s strategy.

* Focus upon new technologies that generate competitive advantage

* Ensure company divisions are using technology cost effectively

* Determine functionality and efficiency by ongoing supervision of the systems infrastructure

* Develop quality assurance and data protection processes

* Reviewing technological performances by monitoring KPI’s and IT budgets

* Manage and maintain business relations with contractors and suppliers

* The IT & Systems Manager should encourage team building and collaborative working in order to deliver company objectives

* Ensure effective service delivery by negotiating, managing, monitoring and procuring contracts for services provided by third parties

* Deal competently with compliance regarding data protection legislation such as GDPR

* Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities. Prepare and implement project plans to achieve the desired outcomes.

Coordinating regularly with executive and senior management as well as systems users.

* Ensuring written protocols and guidelines are provided for IT staff and all end-users.

* Keeping up-to-date with the most recent technologies and advising on what new technological solutions and their implementation will meet business and systems requirements.

* The IT & Systems Manager should be responsible for contracting consultants and making service agreements. Consulting with suppliers of hardware and software to get the best deal, including external support,

* Generating a budget for each project as well as overseeing the financial aspects of the entire IT department such as purchases and ongoing budgeting.

Supervise the provision of Helpdesk services & PC infrastructure to end-users

Requirements

* Established experience as a Manager or similar role

* Experience of budgets and business-planning

* Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

* Expertise in technological trends to build strategy

* Excellent communication skills

* Ability to lead and organise effectively.

* Strategic thinking

* Problem-solving aptitude

If you feel that you have the relevant skills or experience for the IT & Systems Manager position, please apply now to Evolve Recruitment, Kingston upon Thames for more information

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