IT Operations Manager

Posted 28 February 2023
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInfrastructure ​
Contact NameShaquille Stephenson

Job description

IT Operations Manager
£50-60K DOE & Excellent Benefits

Digital Waffle is working with a highly successful and rapidly growing organisation. The IT Operations Manager is a new key role within my client's IT Operations. The successful candidate will be expected to manage approx. 12 engineers spread across the network management team, 2nd line support team and Internal IT. This role requires the ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues, to ensure that a consistent, high-quality service is delivered. A strong technical background is essential with an ability to keep pace with technology change

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic technology guidance, recommendations, and project management support to the CIO to improve systems and processes.
  • Help manage network operations through maintenance of customer and the client’s equipment and services, ensuring that all updates are installed and verified on all systems and that staff is updated around service outages, system upgrades, service improvements, service implementation, and service retirements.
  • Coordinate the IT Operations resource in their daily duties of attending to clients and support tickets and facilitate good customer service culture in team members.
  • Provide strategic technology guidance, recommendations, and support to the CIO to improve the technology environment.
  • Developing and implementing policies, procedures, and processes to improve IT operations and increase efficiency and productivity. Administer team cover, ensuring staffing levels are managed and maintained.
  • Acting as an escalation point where difficult or controversial calls are received.
  • Produce performance statistics for management reports
  • Produce performance reports to support the development and performance management of the IT Operations teams.
  • When required, represent the IT department at internal or customer meetings
  • Liaising with senior management
  • Contribute and deliver service improvements, in line with the continuous service improvement program. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal training of the teams to ensure technical, customer service, and soft skills are continuously improved. 
Key Competencies & Experience:
  • Proven experience working for a managed network service provider in a similar role
  • Proven experience in managing UK telcos and network service providers
  • Experience in managing a 3rd line and/or network support team
  • Experience in managing a team of professional services engineers will be a distinct advantage.
  • Thorough knowledge of networks, MS environments, and cloud computing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
What’s in it for you?
  • Remote working
  • Training & support with certifications
  • Opportunity to develop and learn new skills
  • 25 holiday + Birthday off
  • Work socials
  • 10 sick days paid