IT Manager


Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time

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The Opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity open for an IT Manager with one of Ireland’s most well renowned retail brands. This leading Irish retailer is looking to for a technically skilled and talented candidate to join their expanding IT team.

This is a newly created role that sits within the Business Improvement Team and reports to the Chief Technical Officer.

The IT Manager role will become one of the key roles in the business to deliver the best-in-class IT Foundation on a long-term sustainable basis. With technology playing an increasingly important role in the development and success of our client’s business, it’s critical that this role is filled by a highly skilled and capable IT Manager. Qualities such as accountability, crisis management and an ability to prioritise are essential to this role.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

  • Assist the CTO in detailing the Company’s IT strategy areas indicated below, defining architecture and processes
  • Manage and oversee the technical design and implementation of the Company’s IT strategy by the IT Managed Services partner
  • Manage the relationship with the ITMS partner, monitor their compliance with SLAs
  • Manage the internal 1st Level Support staff
  • Lead large IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure
  • Analyse business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation to develop solutions for IT needs
  • Create policies and procedures. Oversee creation and ongoing updating of IT documentation by the ITMS partner
  • Assess vendors and develop test strategies for new hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues related to internal IT, Identify IT problems
  • Research and implement technological, strategic solutions

What do you need to have?

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Proven working experience as an IT Manager or relevant experience
  • Experience leading large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems
  • Expertise in data management and data governance
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritise
  • Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to rapidly establish and maintain an exceptional relationship with 3rd party IT / Software providers
  • Familiarity with Apple MacBook operating system would be an advantage

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