IT Infrastructure and Operations Manager

Huddersfield Permanent £55,000 - £65,000 per year
  • Implementing new Azure Hybrid Active Directory and new MS365 tenant.
  • Carving our new IT systems for divestiture

About Our Client

Our customer employs over 1300 people in the UK and 6000 globally. They are a well respected company in their field and a true specialist. They pride themselves on being a people business and their operations are a cohesive team effort.

Job Description

This is a newly created role reporting to the IT Director, where you will play a key role leading the IT Infrastructure and Operations for a national logistics business.

Your responsibility will cover office network infrastructure, voice platform, contact centre, user endpoints (laptops and desktops), server and database infrastructure and cloud services.

You will be joining at a great time for the IT organisation as they embark on a series of projects to upgrade and improve their existing IT estate and carve out new systems for the new company. Technical project management will be part of your remit and some of the first projects will include;

  • Carving out of systems onto new hardware
  • Implementing new Domain, and Azure AD environment
  • Implementing new M365 Tenant and MS365 product offerings
  • Implementation of new Modern Workplace designs (DSM to Intune)

In addition to the technical management of the IT infrastructure and operations, you will lead a small team of Infrastructure and IT Engineers with responsibility for their training, development and career progression.

The Successful Applicant

Key Skills & Experience Required:

  • Demonstrable people management experience and leading IT engineers and infrastructure engineers
  • Datacenter and Cloud Infrastructure implementation.
  • Microsoft technology stack for Active Directory, Servers and SQL Databases.
  • VMware technology.
  • Backup and Recovery Systems.
  • Security (Endpoint protection, Firewall, Proxy systems, …).
  • WAN, VPN, LAN and enterprise WLAN architectures.
  • Supplier and contract management (some of the above tasks will be provided via managed services).
  • Service Management according to ITIL.
  • Software distribution and patch management solutions.
  • Microsoft Windows 365, Server and SQL Server license structure.
  • Project management

What's on Offer


up to £60,000 DOE.


  • 10% Annual Bonus
  • £6,000 Company Car Allowance
  • Pension with Company Contribution of 4% raising to 6% after 12 months
  • Life Insurance of 2 x salary
  • Fuel Card
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Local Gym Discounts
  • Vodafone Discounts
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Assistances Programme
Zoe Glennen
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0475

Job summary

Job function
IT Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Zoe Glennen
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0475
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