IT Manager

Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan

Competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience

Full Time

Applications: 15

IT Manager

Bridgend, South Wales
Competitive salary and benefits
Start date: August 2019

A vacancy has arisen for an IT Manager to provide strategic IT management and support, apply industry best practice to safeguard the security of company data and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

The company is a successful privately owned SME that designs and manufactures hi tech equipment for worldwide export with a head office in the UK and 2 small oversea offices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

Strategic Business Partner & Service Delivery:

 To develop & lead the organisation’s IT strategy and roadmap.
 Develop, maintain and manage effective relationships with outsourced helpdesk and 3rd party suppliers - service delivery/SLA's.
 Oversee / provide 2nd line and sometimes 3rd line support.

Infrastructure, Data Security & Risk Management:

 To manage, maintain and support the company’s IT hardware, software and communication systems and services.
 The security and risk management of all infrastructure, systems & data.
 Oversee and manage scheduled IT system back-ups, maintain the IT disaster recovery and data archiving plan.
 Document, manage and maintain IT Policies and Procedures.
 Undertake network administration, upgrades, licencing, user access, etc.

Commercial Responsibilities:

 Plan, monitor and control the IT budget.
 Lead, manage and complete IT related projects on time, on budget and achieving business case justification.
 Proactive identification of cost saving/revenue generating opportunities.
 Development and support of ERP to satisfy business requirements to produce information that improves the ability to make commercially and financially sound decisions.

Education / Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal education and qualifications are a HND / Degree in IT, Computer Science, Science, Maths or Business Management and relevant Microsoft and ITIL certifications. The ideal candidate’s experience is a proven background supporting the IT function of manufacturing SMEs, to include:

• Demonstrable experience in a 2nd line support function.
• Project managed or played a key role in the selection and implementation of a cross departmental IT project – ERP implementation for example.
• Transact-SQL, SSMS, view and store procedure creation for Excel consumption and enterprise data management.
• Knowledge of, or desire to learn Kimball data modelling/data warehousing, SSIS, SSAS tabular, DAX formulas, SSRS, Power BI, Power Query.
• Microsoft Windows Server configuration and maintenance 2008 and 2016, Active Directory, Group Policy, Hyper-V, SQL Server configuration and optimisation.
• Enterprise backup and antivirus. Basic understanding of firewalls, networks, switches and patch-panels.
• Visual Basic (VBA), Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel development.
• Enterprise software Installation and configuration: ERP, CRM, Engineering Source Control.
• Microsoft desktop OS installation and configuration.

Job Specific Skills / Personal Qualities:

• Able to combine good IT skills with a head for business to define viable strategies in line with business goals.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills to engage with internal and external contacts at all levels to influence and effect change.
• Achievement orientated with good planning, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Apply now for this excellent opportunity to build a rewarding career with a successful company sending your CV to:

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Competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience

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ID: RHL-1030
Category: IT and Development
Location: Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Paid: Per Annum
Consultant: Recruitment Manager
Added On: 11-07-2019
Closing Date: