IT Manager - Infrastructure and Networks

400.00 - 400.00 GBP Daily + GBP400/day
07 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Our client are currently seeking an Interim IT Manager who is still very much hands on to come in on an initial 3 month contract. You will be in charge of a small team and manage the company's technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies.

You will have a solid technical background while able to manage and motivate a small team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives.

The goal is to ensure IT systems and people are effective and functioning within the limits of budget, time and specifications of the company.


Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluate them according to established goals
Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
Analyse the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software
Be hands on with the following - HP Switches, Cisco , Windows Server 2008 and Hyper V or VMware.
Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
Managing key IT suppliers, set KPI's and measure supplies based on SLA's
Control budget and report on expenditure with a focus on leveraging economies of scale without impacting performance
Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts
Manage a small team of IT staff, conducting regular supervisions and appraisals, and overseeing the coordination of work.

Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), network protocols and infrastructure design.
Experience in controlling information technology budget
Experience in working with external IT service provides.
Excellent organisational and leadership skills
Outstanding communication skills
Experience in having managed a diverse team
Rate: GBP400 per day

Location - Coventry - Our client are a 20 min walk from the train station but there is plenty of parking on site)