IT Manager - Hands on Sole IT

Badenoch & Clark
£32000 - £37000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Manager - (Sole hands on role) My client a construction firm based in Bedford are looking for a hands on IT Manager to act as the sole point of contract and to oversee all aspects of IT and communication systems across the business - This is to include specifying and buying of required hardware and software, installation, ensuring the smooth running of IT and Comms systems on a day to day basis, trouble-shooting, disaster recovery, licensing, back ups, audits and maintaining and updating the website. The successful candidate will also be responsible for assisting with/monitoring the IT budget and ensuring investment is efficient. Key responsibilities include; Purchase of all IT and Comms equipment across the Group including IT, Printers, Faxes and Telephones (including mobile phones). Comparing suppliers prices to ensure cost effectiveness. Planning for upgrades and manage a timetable for replacement of equipment. Ensure the smooth running of all IT systems, print services and email provision. Be the reference point on all IT equipment in the Group. Provide users with appropriate support and advice. Ensure that software licensing laws are adhered to and regularly updated Ensure all data is backed up regularly and stored correctly and safely Ensure anti-virus software is up to date and data is secure from external attack Research and install new systems as required. Co-ordinating and updating the website content. Ensure regular appliance testing is carried out on all electrical equipment. Keeping up to date with technologies. Additional ad-hoc projects as required. Regular visits to all offices to provide support. Maintain an up to date schedule of all IT / Comms equipment and database of suppliers/service providers Maintaining up to date contact lists/telephone lists and distribution lists including 'group' distribution lists Providing support for the Job lists and Contacts database Maintenance of the Group Servers Person profile Strong technical IT skills. Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with internal customers and suppliers. Capable of identifying opportunities for improvement and make suggestions for change. Able to manage their own workload. Full driving licence. Please send your CV through to avoid disappointment Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User. This job was originally posted as

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