IT Manager/Administrator

Morson International
£32000.00 per annum + Benefits
28 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Manager/Administrator, Manchester, Desktop/Deskside Support, Windows, Microsoft, MCITP, MCSE, Server, Exchange, Active Directory, Citrix, Antivirus, SQL Server, SAGE, Software, Hardware, Quality Assurance/QA Morson International is pleased to offer this fantastic role on behalf of our technology client which is currently seeking to recruit an IT Manager/Administrator who will be based in Manchester on a full-time permanent basis. The successful candidate will administer all IT and support activities to a high standard and in a timely fashion, to ensure the success of the company's external IT support contract and to work with the company in developing its long term IT provision. Candidates should have the following knowledge, expertise and skills: Commercial expertise in a similar deskside role Familiarity with Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 MS Exchange 2008 Active Directory Knowledge of Citrix Remote Knowledge of antivirus software Familiarity with Hardware support i.e. PCs, Laptops, Printers, Mobiles and peripherals Desirable Skills: Expertise with SQL server (for Sage 200 et al) Knowledge of the QA regulatory environment Knowledge of document management systems (DMS) Windows MCITP and/or MCSE qualification highly desirable Tasks and Responsibilities: Supply deskside support for all UK site staff (approximately 70 people) and remote support for a few overseas staff. Providing prompt and proactive issue resolution and user assistance as required; Oversee the system of company-wide IT Standard Operating Procedures; Maintain system back-up and data protection systems, including antivirus software and spam protection procedures; Maintain on-site IT hardware including PC's/laptops and printers, and ensure service and warranty contracts are in place; Working with third party to assist in the administration of the Windows architecture, MS Exchange and Citrix; Manage hosting of proprietary software (e.g. Sage 200); Working with third party to manage the site servers and partner with the company's external support provider to ensure operational efficiency and value for money; Review and consult on potential upgrades and new software for the long term development of the business; Partner with Managers to advise on IT particularly with Quality Assurance team which is highly regulated. Location : Manchester UK Salary: Dependent on experience plus benefits Employment will be subject to candidate eligibility to work in the UK and successful referencing. This is an excellent role where you will have the opportunity to build on your existing experience and gain new skills within a challenging engineering environment. Please send your CV and availability for immediate consideration. Morson International is working as an approved recruitment partner for this vacancy. For any further information, please contact us. Due to the number of CVs received, should you not hear back from Morson within seven days, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. This job was originally posted as