IT Manager / Technology Manager

IT Talent Solutions
High Wycombe
14 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Manager / Technology Manager required for my client based in High Wycombe for a permanent role paying £55k - £65k plus benefits

You will be responsible for all technology, including IT partners and on-site support

You will need to have significant experience of managing full-service digital teams, outsourced Managed Service Providers, strategic IT partnerships and devising and implementing digital strategies.

You must be resilient, personable and capable at delivering strategic change over time. As a digital leader, you will see solutions not problems, and opportunities where others see challenges.


• Pro-actively contract manage strategic IT partners to ensure high performance

• Work closely with the Executive and Senior Management Teams to provide input to our overall strategic vision and plans;

• Enable the group to optimise performance, impact and delivery by identifying, championing and working to embed new ways of working technologically;

• Lead and collaborate with others on the ongoing development of a complex programme of digital projects and change across the whole business;

• Be a passionate advocate of our vision, mission and values; and

• Preparing and monitoring annual and 5 year rolling budgets, involving senior managers from all parts of the business, to plan for change and achieve accurate and reliable forecasts;

• Managing the security of the technological portfolio, including business applications (on-site and hosted) and hardware to resolve, or where possible prevent, potential threats;

Experience Required

• Proven experience and an in-depth knowledge of IT service management, ITIL service delivery and change principles;

• Experience of managing an outsourced Managed Service Provider in an IT environment;

• A background where you have managed several large, complex and successful digital transformation projects in an agile or regulated environment.

• Have excellent knowledge of IT systems in a diverse and ever-changing business environment, with ‘a finger on the pulse’ for emerging trends and technology;

• Have great communications skills – someone who has a natural understanding for technology but also a natural ability to translate it for those who use it;

• Be confident, independent and a problem solver;

• Be accurate, diligent and conscientious – a calming influence and solutions focussed;

• Be highly organised and adept at prioritising in a busy environment;

• Have excellent contract management skills with an ability to get the best from any situation, always thinking and planning for both the short and long term;

• Carry out any additional and ad-hoc tasks as required;

• Adhere to all our policies, procedures and working practices; and

• Always be pro-active and up for a challenge, willing to be flexible in order to achieve great things

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