Role details

IT Manager

Cardiff   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • IT Manager - Strategy, leadership, development & hands on technical management
  • IT Manager - Market leading organisation

About Our Client

A market leading supply chain organisation

Job Description

Due to considerable growth the IT Manager will be responsible for managing the IT function, providing strategy & leadership, defining future direction and leading the evolution of the organisations IT. You will be responsible for using IT to innovate and support further organisational goals and growth.

The successful IT Manager will initially be responsible for delivering current and ongoing projects around the full integration of a new E-Commerce website and CRM system. The long term expectation will also involve a cradle to grave ERP implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This is a hands on technical IT Manager role - you will be responsible for leading IT, developing strategy, business case creation etc… but also hands on technical support as and when need, i.e. when all resources are unavailable you must be technically competent and prepared to provide hands on support.
  • Direct and manage the IT function and team within the business
  • Develop and implement an outward facing strategy to support and engage with customer base
  • Maintain and develop the integrity and security of all IT systems.
  • Engage and communicate effectively with stakeholders & business users
  • 3rd party supplier management - KPI's & SLA's
  • Project manager all IT projects - inception to delivery
  • Lead & take accountability for a variety of different IT and business related projects including e-commerce, systems, applications & infrastructure.
  • Take accountability for the continuous improvement and development of client's core business application.
  • Seek out new opportunities to drive the development of IT within the business and form strategy to take this forward.

The Successful Applicant

The person:

  • Strong technical back ground
  • Experience of managing an IT function
  • Experience of implementing complex systems - ERP/CRM
  • Experience of managing, mentoring and developing staff
  • Experience of creating and implementing IT strategy in line with organisational strategy
  • Experience of providing hands on technical support
  • Experience of managing infrastructure, applications, SQL databases & systems
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Management of 3rd parties
  • Project management skills
  • Possess the gravitas to define strategy and clearly communicate this to other members of the senior management team.

What's on Offer

£35,000 - £50,000 + benefits

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