IT Manager

Job Title: IT Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance + Profit Share
Start Date: 2018-11-12
Reference: JH/P/17921
Contact Name: James Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2018 10:55

Job Description

Looking to take a step up? Look no further.

If you want an opportunity to build your own team, be the brains behind the design of a whole businesses service offering and take a step up into a leadership role then this is the role for you.

You’ll be joining this business at a time of enormous transition, working alongside a whole new leadership team to build and drive a vision where IT is seen as a core asset to the business and is adding value. This piece of work reflects the importance of embracing new digital technologies that will help our client and their customers to improve our processes and increase profitability and contribute to our future business success.

The opportunity to take ownership in this role will allow you to create and lead the UK IT Services organisation; building a strong and lasting relationship to the global shared service team. You’ll own the design, deployment and operation of IT Services in the UK, through a combination of global and regional service offerings, forming a catalogue aligned to business needs.

You will be leading the department through this time of change you’ll advance and influence global infrastructure investment and interests and establish SLA’s, OLA’s and KPI’s to manage the performance of internal and external resources and drive Service Improvement Plans. Being visible is key so the role holder will personally act when required for major events, incidents and problems to contain the impact and prevent recurrence whilst putting in place mechanisms for event, incident and problem management.

To be able to do the above all you’ll need is
  • Experience of having led an IT Service organisation, or the majority of the sub-functions within an IT Service organisation.
  • Qualified in ITIL or equivalent – experience of implementing ITIL within an organisation.
  • ServiceNow experience desirable.
  • Experience of working in Distribution, Engineering and Manufacturing business desirable.
  • Have driven or been a part of a change or transformation project.

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