IT Manager, Chester

IT Manager required for a successful, dynamic and technology savvy Care Homes group who are expanding their business. We are recruiting for a “hands on” Technical IT Manager to support their IT Infrastructure.      

Job purpose:

We are looking for a Technical IT Manager with a proven track record managing complex environments. You will have commercial experience of all of the following:

  • Cloud/Data Centre technologies
  • O365
  • Virtualisation technologies
  • WAN infrastructure and MPLS networks
  • Network technologies
  • IT Service continuity
  • Disaster Recovery solutions and IT Co-Location
  • 3rd party supplier management

Specific duties:

  • Ensure support and infrastructure is managed, maintained and continues to underpin business growth
  • Improve processes and procedures through the use of technology
  • Demonstrate return on investment on IT projects
  • Build and maintain relationships with the key IT stakeholders in the business
  • Deliver cost savings on existing IT practices
  • Communicate at all levels of the business
  • Improve analytics and business intelligence by shaping the data
  • Ensure value for money from 3rd party hardware support

Skills & Competencies

  • IT operations management
  • 3rd party supplier management
  • Project Management skills
  • ITIL
  • Prince2
  • Good all- round IT knowledge
  • Setting and monitoring SLA’s

Personal attributes

  • “Hands on” approach and be prepared to deal with all aspects of IT support as and when required
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Prepared to travel
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Able to report at Board Level
  • Willingness to work hard to achieve company goals
  • Innovative and able to change the status quo
  • Ability to sell ideas and present the benefits
  • Project Management experience

Type of position: Permanent

Location: Chester

Salary: £45,000 to £55,000, depending on experience

Contact: Juliet Maguire: or 0161 9297628 

Reference: 061120191750