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IT Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Solihull
Salary: Market related
Application date: 4th Dec 2020

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is proud and excitied to be supporting an iconic British motorcycle OEM in sourcing a pro-active and strategic IT and Infrastructure Manager who are growing and have huge expansion plans.

This is a brand-new role for our client and has emerged from a consolidation of 3 different sites accross the UK into one central site in Solihull.

The ideal candidate will have managed IT and Infrastructure in an engineering setting and will be well-versed in Infrastructure planning and costing, protection of intellectual property, information assurance and facility-wide asset planning and procurement and will be able to demonstrate this in their work history.

Experience Required:

Led IT Overview & Implemented change to look at Cloud, Digital & Forward thinking
Experienced working within a corporate team
Must have good people management skills
Experience of working in a similar role within a fast paced ever changing environment

Core Responsibilities:

Align IT Strategy with the organisation’s business goals and long-term strategic planning for the organisation’s systems
Direct and control the development, implementation and maintenance of the company’s information and communications strategy and systems;
Manage internal and Parent company relationships with the company to increase communication and alignment between IT and business functions.
Manage the full lifecycle of IT delivery from demand and pipeline management, project initiation, project delivery, client status reporting, conflict resolution and change risk management.
Ensure reliability, security and quality of IT systems in serving client and business needs, ensuring on-going availability of systems, networks and applications.
Contribute to the development of the company’s strategic and business plans, particularly in relation to information technology and communications systems.
Promote shared applications and infrastructure to drive harmonisation and integration of scarce IT resources in order to improve information capabilities and reduce cost
Project manage the design and implementation of a new Web Development / CRM system
Liaise directly with the software developers to discuss the system software needs
Troubleshoot systems issues as they arise
Oversee all the moving parts of the system integration
Measure the performance of the upgraded or newly installed system

Required Skills:

In-depth knowledge of enterprise systems, networking modules, and software integration
Knowledge of computer hardware and networking systems
Awareness of Information Security standard ISO 27001 and associated audits and actions
Good communication with suppliers/operational managers – listening and providing answers
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to build from good relationships with suppliers/operational managers and colleagues
Ability to gather and assimilate information
Up to date knowledge of technical applications
Good knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice
Ability to be adapt and prioritise
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solution


Demonstrable experience in IT Engineering into IT Management – Ideally you will have planned and implemented company-wide systems previously
You will need to possess a can-do attitude, the ability to make it happen and change priorities quickly in an ever-changing environment where schedules can change at the last minute. You will need to be adaptable, creative, personable, flexible and positive.
Solid technical experience in an operational role with up to date and wide ranging it technical knowledge
Microsoft Operating systems / Microsoft Stack, SQL Server.
Sitecore experience would be beneficial
CRM Experience desirable, Sitecore, Salesforce, SAP, MS Dynamics

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