IT Manager - Urban Innovation Centre - £45-50k
A leading urban innovation charity at the forefront of urban community development and technology is seeking an IT Manager for a brand new hire. Based in state of the art offices in central London, the successful applicant will lead a small team and will cover 'hands-on' infrastructure and IT strategy. This represents a chance to join a genuinely dynamic organisation.
The role will involve:
-The creation, implementation and management of the IT strategy.
-Working collaboratively with the business with a business-oriented approach and a focus on problem solving through the provision of in-depth technical knowledge, technology and process improvement, that will help the business grow and perform more efficiently.
-Budgetary responsibilities and responsibility for the sourcing of hardware, software, licences or other IT and telecoms equipment and services.
-Strategic planning and IT project management.
-Ensuring the timely delivery of all IT projects, ensuring they are completed on time and to budget.
-Ensuring organisation-wide IT compliance, such as data integrity, GDPR and general IT security.
-Identifying and implementing IT best practice, including IT related policies and procedures.
-Leading, motivating and managing the IT Infrastructure Support Analyst
-Reviewing and implementing recommendations and findings from a recent external IT review, including systems reviews and integration, and reviewing outsourced contracts.
-Supporting an organisation of 95 people, some of whom work remotely (plus AV and wifi responsibility for other tenants and events onsite)
Required skills and experience:
-Ideally experience as an IT Manager in a small team combining infrastructure and strategy
-Solid experience with Office 365 a strong advantage
-Experience with CRM / systems integration
-Extensive experience working in IT in a commercial or charity setting.
-Experience of working in an innovation-oriented organisation with diverse user requirements would be beneficial.
-Experience with tools from multiple technology stacks including Microsoft and Apple.
-Hands on experience with computer networks and network administration.
-Understanding and experience in data centre management and data governance, including GDPR compliance.
-Advance experience of security systems such as firewalls, encryption, disaster recovery etc.
-Management of business cloud services such as Office365, Dropbox, SAP by Design, Salesforce and Sage (People).
-Financial management experience including purchasing, budgeting and analysing and reporting on the return of financial investments.
Closing date 21st April
Interviews late April and early May.
Please send your CV for further consideration.