UK IT Manager

Recruiter
WH Finance Ltd
Location
Shildon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
1225871537
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is an international market leading manufacturing business and they are now looking to recruit an IT Manager who will be responsible for maintaining information technology strategies across the UK business units.

This is a highly varied role that will include managing staff and researching and implementing technological strategic infrastructure and applications solutions as well as being a key member of the UK systems consolidation program which is likely to run until 2021

Principal Elements

* Managing the country information technology team. Recruitment, selection, appraisal and development.

* Leading large-scale projects including ERP implementations and business units' integrations

* Actively contributing to an SAP implementation

* Closing working with the European functional leads and delivering the IT infrastructure and applications initiatives

* Contributing to the region IT strategy

* Working with European colleagues to maintain effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.

* Coordinating IT resources and timetables in line with the demands of the business.

* Recommending strategies, policies, and procedures based on current and future/anticipated requirements.

* Maintaining a quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

* Maintaining professional and technical knowledge.

* Preparing and managing annual budgets and costs out initiatives.

* Conducting system/technology audits.

* Reviewing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.

Experience and Competencies:

The post holder must have:

* Demonstrable experience of leading and motivating people

* Demonstrable experience of influencing key stakeholders

* Excellent inter-personal and personal skills ideally gained in a multi-cultural organization

* Experience of managing business applications projects.

* Experience of SAP ERP software and SAP 4 Hana are highly desirable

* Managed projects to completion on-time and on-budget.

* The ability to operate in a matrix structure. Working in an international, virtual environment where colleagues are in multiple locations.

* Vendor management experience (establishing strong partnerships with vendors).

It is desirable that the post holder has:

* A bachelor's degree

* A PRINCE2 qualification

* An ITIL qualification

Interviews are ongoing so apply now

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