Network manager

Recruiter
C4S Search Ltd
Location
Henley-On-Thames, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Ref
1260001551
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client based in the beautiful area of Henley-on-Thames are looking for a Network manager with excellent communication skills and a nous for problem solving. Reporting into the Deputy head, this role will be responsible for the IT technician and play a major role in the development and delivery of the IT strategy.

Main areas of responsibility:

Desktop, Application, Server and Network Support
  • Responsible for a wide range of technical duties associated with the computer network and desktop services, primarily in connection with existing installations and upgrading of these installations (unified print and copy management services, AV hardware)
  • Monitor the performance of ICT and AV hardware, software and cabling with a view to rectifying particular or recurring problems and providing reports to management, senior staff and/or suppliers
  • Monitor the use of software and ensure all software is licensed and supported sufficiently
  • Administer/configure monitoring platforms to ensure optimal performance and alerting capabilities
  • Daily monitoring and maintenance of multiple servers. Check backups have completed and check for potential issues, eg disk space

Configuration, Installation and Support Request Management
  • Design and deliver technical training to ICT Services staff on new and existing developments
  • Supervise the technicians within the department, assist the ICT Services Helpdesk, organise the ICT Services department's day to day duties and monitor performance

Continuity, Maintenance and Security
  • Maintain up to date documentation of all systems, services and operating environments
  • Plan and implement system security policies, to include, host and client access, file permissions, and user accounts
  • Maintain and update documentation of all systems, services and operating environments
  • Understand the nature of inventory design for the purposes of security and insurance

Internal Support Arrangements and External Contracts
  • Liaise with third party suppliers in relation to fault diagnosis and rectification of ICT systems. Monitor the performance of suppliers and contractors who offer support or delivery of ICT systems to the school
  • Design and deliver technical training to ICT Services staff on new and existing developments
  • Maintain a good understanding of support models

Strategy, Planning, Budget and People Management
  • Evaluate, as required or requested, the performance of various items of hardware and services such as servers, switches, printing, AV and desktop software, determine their suitability for specific applications and prepare reports as required
  • Conduct growth analysis and capacity planning, and develop capital and operating budget proposals
  • To monitor the performance of services with a view to pursuing particular or recurring problems and providing professional reports to management, senior staff and/or suppliers
  • To evaluate the performance of various items of services, determine their suitability for specific applications and prepare reports as required
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems and services
  • Participate actively in the annual planning process, including developing and executing individual work-plans, evaluating and providing feedback on plans as the year progresses
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of the importance of contingency planning at different levels for elements of the School's business
  • Maintain knowledge of different forms and regulations on tendering

To undertake any reasonable tasks, as directed by the Headteacher

The duties of the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character or the level of responsibility.

Safeguarding - The post holder is responsible for ensuring all county child protection policies are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies.

Health & Safety All employees have a responsibility to cooperate in promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment, and to take reasonable care of their own health and safety at work and that of all team members for which they have general management responsibility.

If this sounds like an opportunity you are interested, please click apply now. Alternatively, if this role isn't right for you, but you are interested in having a confidential discussion about your career, please contact C4S-Search.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00 to £30,000.00 /year

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