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IT Operations & Strategy Manager

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Evolution Recruitment Solutions https://www.evolutionjobs.com/

IT Operations & Strategy Manager

      The Role

      Are you ready for an opportunity where you can use your knowledge to develop and implement a future facing IT Strategy? Do you like a blend of technical, operational and strategic activities? 

        Working with the Operations Team, you will be responsible for reviewing our current IT policy and practice to develop a secure and future proof IT Strategy. This will include providing recommendations for working practices and cost-benefit analysis of different options to achieve the IT strategy.

          You will also be responsible for day-to-day IT support for the Team and have the opportunity to work with the Technical Leadership Team to provide guidance on development, testing and implementation of our infrastructure and tooling.

            Required Skills

            We think this is an exciting opportunity for someone ready to use their existing skills to help drive the strategy. Ideally you will have:

              • Experience of developing and delivering a successful IT strategy
              • Fully competent supporting and managing remote and static IT infrastructure
              • Experience of defining and implementing IT security policies and data protection implications
              • Excellent troubleshooting and IT support skills
              • Project Management
              • Experience with Azure optimising configurations for initial costs right through to disaster recovery

                Desirable Skills

                • Experience with Cyber Essentials and ISO27001 accreditation

                  Personal Skills

                  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
                  • Ability to build relationships with and influence all stakeholders
                  • Excellent organisational skills, making appropriate priority calls
                  • Desire to deliver a quality service and strategy
                  • Able to solve problems and analyse issues
                  • Able to work alone, with sole responsibility for the IT Strategy and Service Provision

                  Educational Requirements

                  • Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science

                  Culture & Benefits

                  We believe in creating an environment where people can thrive and reach their potential and succeed in everything they do. Teamwork and communication are key to our business, and we support our Teams to achieve high standards. Our business is unique in the market it operates, which means you will learn commercially and technically – mentoring and coaching are an integral part of our business.

                    In addition to a welcoming and supportive culture, we offer:

                      • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
                      • Contributory Pension Scheme
                      • Private Medical Insurance with the option to add family members
                      • Flexible Working Hours
                      • Cycle to Work Scheme
                      • A Culture Club to continually review and improve the experience of working for us
                      • Wellbeing Team & Mental Health First Aiders
                      • Yearly paid time off allowance for medical appointments in addition to holiday
                      • Local charity support
                      • Virtual Social Events – Board Games, Coffee Chats
                      • Free Yoga Sessions
                      • Regular Team and Company Events

                        To find out more, contact James Dyson from Evolution Recruitment Solutions

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