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IT Manager

Location: Gateshead

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169246

Do you want to work for a global enterprise established in Europe and North America?


Do you want to be responsible for the companies’ Infrastructure vision for the future?


Do you like to mentor people and watch their career bloom under your direction?


A global manufacturer is looking to recruit an IT Manager on a 2-year fixed term contract. You will work with the board and senior management team to develop a roadmap for IT improvement across the organisation and deliver operating efficiencies, quality improvements and support growth objectives.

The role is office based with a salary of £55,000 - £65,000.


This is an excellent opportunity to lead and manage large IT projects, including the design and deployment of existing and new IT systems and services. You will be responsible for the management and development of a small IT function of 2 individuals.


Your responsibility will also be to maintain the network infrastructure, database architecture and IT security as well as the reliability of the hardware, software, data archiving, offsite disaster recovery and business continuity management.




  • Develop a detailed understanding of the company as a whole

  • Defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing appropriate information and communication technologies across the business

  • Managing, coaching, mentoring the IT team as well as overseeing external consultants as required

  • Management of various IT projects, presenting regular updates to stakeholders and senior management

  • Hands-on maintenance and support of the IT infrastructure

  • Maintaining internal policies for IT hardware, software, and appropriate use

  • Evaluating potential internal IT vendors and solutions

  • Managing relationships, contracts, and SLAs for third party IT service providers

  • Owning and managing internal IT related risks



If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.