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IT Systems Manager

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IT Systems Manager


Hybrid - 2/3 days WFH

Are you an IT Manager looking for a new challenge? Look no further, one of our long-standing clients is looking for a new IT Systems Manager to join their well-established business within the logistics sector.

Our client is looking for someone who's experienced at managing a team and not afraid to get their hands dirty. You will be responsible for a team of 4 consisting of a Security Analyst, an Infrastructure Manager, and 2 Systems Technologists (3rd line support), along with other IT functions within the business. You will play a vital role in maintaining and ensuring the smooth running of the IT Systems within the business and also to adhere to project specifications, costs, and timelines.


  • Salary: up to £70,000
  • 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Health Schemes
  • Sick Pay (Up to 52 Weeks)

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the maintenance and support of the existing technical IT systems and Infrastructure.
  • Responsibility for Cyber security and compliance of the UK systems.
  • Ensure within expected timelines the maximum availability of systems.
  • Manage, and support the System Technologist team.
  • Ensure the IT Business Continuity plan is in place, functioning, and further developed for increased functionality.
  • Implement and maintain the company's IT policies.
  • Ensure the legal compliance of IT responsible regulations.
  • Identify, investigate, and introduce technologies to improve productivity and security.
  • Participate as IT technical lead in projects not led by the IT department.
  • Project Manage technical projects, manage resources, and coordinate with the business.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with the Corporate IT team.
  • Co-ordinate with other IT departments and the Business to provide a high level of service to the business.
  • Any other duties commensurate with skills, scope, and time available.

Key job requirements:

  • An experienced IT Manager with a proven track
  • Ability to understand the wider IT arena as well as individual
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure, prioritising workload and managing conflicting
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff across the business, as well as key customers and suppliers.
  • Articulation of technical information to non-technical
  • Excellent organisational and time management
  • Attention to
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a
  • Ability to plan and manage their own and the team's workload to meet
  • Regular travel will be required

To apply for this role please call 02380 765 301, send your CV to or hit apply!

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.