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Senior IT Manager - £60-70k - North London

  • Location
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH120619
  • Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum
  • Specialisation Technology
  • Posted September 14, 2021

Senior IT Manager - £60-70k - North London

A fast growing, highly successful food manufacturing and retail group is looking to hire a Senior IT Manager who is capable of driving change, delivering key projects and helping develop the IT team into an enabling team of the future. As a newly created role, you will shape and evolve the position over time.

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • To support and guide the IT Applications team in providing stable and fit for purpose applications to the Group
  • To provide consistently excellent service and support to the users
  • To consistently deliver quality, innovative and cost-effective technical and/or process solutions
  • To program manage cross-platform system development projects
  • To ensure consistency of delivery and methodology across all IT activities
  • To support and deputise for the Head of IT in the operational management of the IT function

Candidate Requirements:

  • In-depth understanding of the role of IT in driving productivity, efficiency and growth, as much as protecting profit and safeguarding assets
  • Experienced in team leadership and management
  • Leadership demonstrated through hands-on involvement and team management practices
  • Experience of managing technology within a fast-paced, growing business
  • Knowledge of ERP and stock systems
  • Retail experience, particularly in a head office environment
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to accurately interpret relevant information when solving systems issues and analysing requirements
  • Experience in business analysis and requirements definition
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL-based systems including T-SQL, SSIS, SSMS, SSRS
  • Implemented and administered a project management or development methodology
  • Project/programme managed complex cross-functional projects
  • Successfully managed significant change within an IT function and the wider business
  • Influenced business leaders
  • Managed 3rd party service providers, including negotiating contracts, SLAs and SOWs