IT Operations Manager - Manchester - 3 month contract

Michael Page Technology
08 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Operations Manager - Manchester - 3 month contract

Within this role you'll oversee and direct the day-to-day activities of the IT estate, ensuring that all systems, services and infrastructure continue to operate securely. You'll also lead the Infrastructure teams who will develop and implement networks, servers, cloud services and also 2nd & 3rd line IT queries.

Client Details

IT Operations Manager - Manchester - 3 month contract

The client is a large business based in Manchester who have continued to growth organically and through acquisitions.


Key responsibilitie include;

  • Manage the technical teams, ensuring they are fully utilised and visibly adding value to the team and business.
  • Ensure the team provide appropriate technical support to accomidate the wider business.
  • Develop the technical skills of the Service Desk team, to ensure a deeper understanding of Infrastructure.
  • Plan, monitor and manage infrastructure including deployment, monitoring scheduled maintenance, development, upgrade and support of IT systems.
  • Communicate effectively to users and customers at all levels, including executive directors.
  • To set and manage the annual budget for Infrastructure and maintenance, including any technical consultancy required for the year.


The successful candidate will;

  • Be knowledgeable in VMware, Cisco networking and Microsoft technologies. (Windows Server, SCCM, SQL, Exchange, Office 365)
  • Have a proven background in leadership of a Technical Operations team.
  • Have previously managed the IT budgets.
  • Have worked with Cloud Technologies.
  • Be willing to occasionally travel to the various business sites in the UK.

Job Offer

IT Operations Manager - Manchester - 3 month contract

This role offers;

  • Initial 3 month contract.
  • Competitive day rate.
  • Opportunity to develop the internal IT function and team.

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