IT Manager

May 23, 2024
£90000 - £90000

Job Description

The role – IT Manager

The salary – £90k – £110k

The location – Edinburgh

While there is an option for hybrid working the preference is that the successful candidate will be based on-site full-time, especially at the start of the role.

I’m working with a fantastic organisation who are a global market leader in their field as they look to add an IT Manager who will manage their IT operations and oversee IT across sites in Europe and Africa. Working closely with the organisations IT Director the successful candidate will ensure that the organisation’s IT strategy is delivered to the highest standard while overseeing infrastructure, networks and software applications across multiple sites and delivering upon growth projects.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing varied IT teams and large-scale IT infrastructure across multiple sites. While this is a management role it is still extremely technical, the organisation is looking for someone who can balance being hands-on with leading the team around them, with a mindset that no job is too small or too big. The role will also involve delivering upon an ongoing improvement of IT systems with the knowledge to look at the current infrastructure and applications being used and make suggestions upon improvements while balancing the IT budget.

In return you’ll join an organisation at a very exciting time as they continue to grow at an exceptional rate while being hands on with a number of exciting growth projects already lined up.

Your day-to-day:

  • Lead a team of approximately 30 IT staff with a range of specialties including, but not limited to, Infrastructure Engineers and Software Engineers.
  • Deliver IT BAU across sites in Europe and Africa.
  • Deliver an efficient and cost-effective IT department across multiple sites.
  • Work towards delivering the IT strategy, working directly alongside the American-based IT director.
  • Management of overall IT infrastructure, software applications, business continuity and cyber security to ensure a smooth-running IT function.
  • Effective risk management and solution development.
  • Liaising with stakeholders from a wide range of diverse business units.

About you:

  • You’ll have extensive experience in a similar IT Management or Head of IT role, with the ability to balance being your technical knowledge, desire to be hands-on and considerable leadership skills.
  • A strong background across the full sphere of IT, including Infrastructure, software applications, networking and cyber security.
  • A solutions-driven mindset with the ability to react to business-critical issues as they arise.
  • Experience managing large teams based both on-site and remotely.
  • Experience managing IT budgets across multiple sites.
  • Great people skills, with the ability to manage your team, liaise with key stakeholders and liaise with the senior leadership team.

Due to the nature of this role, it could close at any time, if this role is the right fit for you then please apply now.