IT & Telecoms, IT/Systems Manager, Programme Manager, Technology & Application Support Team Lead
£50,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
LOCATION: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire JOB TITLE: IT Development Team Manager SALARY & BENEFITS: ££ Neg DOE + Excellent Benefits WORKING HOURS: Full time, Permanent (37.5 per week) Monday to Friday THE COMPANY: based in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, and iGO4 are an innovative insurance broker working with a number of well-known brands to provide insurance services and solutions along with being leaders in the telematics markets. THE ROLE: IT Development Team Manager - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Working as a key member of the Applications Delivery team, The IT Development Team Manager will lead and manage the Development and Pricing RTP Team. The IT Development Manager is responsible for the delivery of Third party applications. Define, plan and manage development resources in the delivery of applications and technical change on the 3rd party applications.• To provide line management, coaching and mentoring to develop skills and performance of the team. • To carry out resource planning and allocation to meet demands from project work and BAU change requests • To improve and manage development and release processes • To communicate and report progress to other teams and key stakeholders • To ensure that all environments are correctly maintained and changes are not promoted to the live environment without correct testing and due diligence ACCOUNTABILITY- IT Development Team Manager - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire • Drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the team• Facilitate technology and methodology decision making throughout the team including standardization of system architecture, version control, and deployment process• Oversee and manage the release process for all projects internally and externally• Plan workload and manage resourcing to meet business goals• Ensure code delivered is of high quality and error-free• Implement development methodologies including Agile, scrum and best practices.• Continuous improvement in process and planning• Maintenance and improvement to existing integration tools• Ensure development team have the skills and tools to do their job• Line management• Build strong working relationships with internal business areas and external partners and suppliers.• Ensure all activities comply with FSA and TCF guidelines• Ensure the quality of changes delivered • Review change and support processes on a regular basis• Monitor and track team performance KEY CRITERIA- IT Development Team Manager - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire • Solid experience as a developer and development team leader • Line management experience and track record of leadership and motivation of teams• Technical background in development using MS-SQL Server and/or C#/Java• Working knowledge of at least one structured programming language• Knowledge of tiered architecture systems• Experience of the full application lifecycle • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to develop working relationships at all levels.• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills• Attention to detail and works to high standards.• Excellent planning, organisation and prioritisation of workload. BENEFITS: IT Development Team Manager - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Company Pension Scheme Private Medical InsuranceLife AssuranceEmployee Assistance ProgrammeWide choice of flexible benefits including Childcare Vouchers and Holiday TradingShopping Discounts5 weeks holiday entitlement plus UK Bank Holidays and the ability to earn up to 5 additional daysFree Parking This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits. Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.
A long established North West company operating out of two divisions, which specialise in the manufacture and sales of laundry & household cleaning and the sales of health & beauty brands into the UK FMCG retail market are seeking an IT Manager to join its expanding team. The selected candidate will provide technical expertise, support and guidance to both the sales, marketing & distribution division and the manufacturing division. Staff at these companies are valued, treated with loyalty and respect; and the same is received back – evidenced by low staff turnover rate and longevity of employment. The IT Manager will receive many benefits such as healthcare, pension, training and more. As the IT Manager your duties will include:
Being technically hands on whilst working alongside the IT team on a day to day basis to provide IT support and technical expertise.Responsibility for the design, development and deployment of our overall systems.Working closely with the IT team to ensure that the IT infrastructure is maintained in good working order.Building strong internal relationships between IT and the wider business, to consult on and review all new projects to ensure that they deliver business advantage and agility.Leading and motivating the IT function through communication and goal setting, ensuring there are relevant SMART objectives in place, regular reviews conducted and a clear road map regarding personal development for the department.Producing management information, reports and plans to promote awareness within the business as a whole.Managing own continuing professional development and remain up-to-date with industry best practices.
To be a successful IT Manager you will have the following skills and experience:
Strong systems knowledge and experience of fully integrated ERP systems.Solid understanding of information technology fundamentals and best practices.A demonstrable passion with a fully hands-on approach. Broad experience to include but not limited to:
SAP B1 knowledge/experienceProdumex knowledge/experienceStrong SQL query writing skillsCrystal Reports knowledge/experienceSQL administration experienceGood knowledge of networkingVMWare, SAN's, Windows Server knowledgePrevious management experience.Excellent communication skills with evidence of building great working relationships.Highly competent in Excel and other MS office functions.Experience developing strategic system plans and system and network creation and development.An understanding of commercial forecasting and budgeting.Knowledge of compliance, Data Protection and System Security concepts.Some project management experience.Experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be helpful.
The first stage of the application process is to apply online.
A global specialist in the design and manufacture of resilient metal seals, gaskets and ancillary components are seeking an ICT Manager to join their team to support the next phase of developing and delivering the services required to meet growing operational demand and complexity at their UK site. They are a rapidly growing multi-national business with operations in the UK, US and Europe. The company has seen significant growth and development and has ambitious plans to continue this both nationally and internationally. This role will be integral to the next exciting phase. As a key member of the team tasked with influencing excellence at all levels, the expectations of the role are considerable, matched only by the opportunity to develop and grow. Recognising the needs of multiple stakeholders, reflecting these in an agile, sophisticated service function and supporting an aligned, high performing team will be key outcomes of the Manager’s role. This role will see the successful candidate be responsible for the effective delivery of ICT support services and the development of the function. The Manager will be required to develop and drive the department strategy and deliver projects to drive key ICT and business objectives across the UK site. To be a successful in this role you will ideally have proven experience and the following skills and experience:
Experienced in administering virtualised Windows servers and networks, backup and AV regimesDelivered excellent, responsive Customer-focused service and support, through issue tracking, prioritisation and standardised resolution activities.Implemented robust cyber-security and backup regimes to ensure business continuityEmployed risk-based thinking to direct asset investment and improve systems and processes. Led and contained disaster recovery activities.Have practical knowledge of implementing and maintaining security and governance systems. Experience of ISO27001 or ISO20000 and audits would be advantageous.Able to specify future ICT solutions which drive business competitive advantage. Deliver full life asset management, utilising 3rd party support partners where appropriate.A confident manager with strong, transformational leadership and team working skills.
To be considered for the role you should:
Have relevant higher education and professional qualifications or equivalentHave the ability and desire to deliver service and governance improvementsHave worked in fast-moving SME environments, ideally in manufacturing or engineering.Collaborative, aspirational approach to target attainment
We welcome all applications however, you must be eligible to work in the UK. The first stage of the application process is to apply online.
We are partnered with a consumer lifestyle brand who are looking to hire an Engineering Manager / Head of Engineering to design and build a new smart homes platform to support their partnership with Apple later this year. As well as managing and building a high performing engineering team, you will drive the platform roadmap to ensure the service is delivered to their consumers through a scalable, robust and secure platform, vital to their growth. Reporting directly into the CEO and Co-Founder, you will form part an established and carefully selected leadership team and work with founders who have successfully exited businesses in the past and have a strong passion for nurturing talent and providing autonomy and flexibility which supports high performing cultures. With access to the latest technologies and partnering with some of the best, high profile, engineering minds, this is your chance to hit the global stage and own your stake in this game-changing business whilst changing the lives of millions.Responsibilities;
As a key member of the leadership team, you’ll play a core role in the wider business through embracing and communicating the company’s culture, mission and strategy, to investors, staff, partners, clients and stakeholders.Build and coach an outstanding engineering team and scale in line with the needs of the business.Define the overall technology strategy and budget leading the architecture and delivery of our product on a global scale.Be involved at all stages of the development lifecycle: initial analysis of business requirements, implementation, integration, testing, debugging and support.Ensure the timely delivery of continuous release cycles and major updates whilst coordinating and the prioritisation of the roadmap.Research, design and write new software programmes, keeping up-to-date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies and how it could affect growth.Strategically plan engineering activities, managing project timelines and resolving resource and scheduling conflicts, on a global scale.Build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared in order to drive further efficiencies throughout the team as it grows.
Your background; Having worked with and been mentored by some great engineering leaders, you have built successful management techniques, influenced technology decisions and are now looking for the opportunity take the lead within a senior management role where you are the highest point of contact for all engineering and product related decisions working alongside other functional experts. Skill and Experience;
Background in a similar Engineering/Head of Engineering role in a fast-paced, product led environment.Extensive experience growing and leading teams who are responsible for delivering high-quality products.Ability to set the platform vision and roadmap and deliver release and product launch dates.An awareness and appreciation for smart home / IoT products and platforms and the security challenges these may cause in the future.Excellent communication skills with the interest and ability to act as an ambassador for the engineering team and brand.Creative, self-starting, positive, down to earth, strategic, high integrity with the ability to have fun and engage with colleagues and partners alike.The first stage of the application process is to apply online.
IT TechnicianAfter Easter startSouth London - LambethLarge Primary School£90 - £105 a day Reeson Education are delighted to be working with the Headteacher of a three form entry primary school in South London, who is seeking an IT Technician. The role will be based on full time hours, five days per week all year round. The role will be commencing from the 16th of April 2018. As IT Technician you will manage the implementation and maintenance of the ICT systems across the school. Your duties will include:- * Supporting the class teachers with IT across the school * To install, maintain and support PCs and laptops in terms of hardware. * General user support to both staff and pupils, including the use of ICT equipment and software packages. * Printer maintenance, troubleshooting and repair including replacing consumables (paper, ink, toner etc.) This will include a degree of lifting and moving technical equipment. * To install, update and support software of PCs and laptops both standalone and across the network. * Cloud Based Management, Google, Office365 administration * Microsoft Windows 7,8 & 10 Operating Systems * Microsoft Server 2008 / 2012 / 2016 administration * To liaise with and support key Heads of Department in the set-up of lighting and AV equipment necessary for school performances * Apple client and server operating systems. * Good basic network skills. * IWBs, projector servicing, sound and vision systems * To maintain and support the network connectivity of PCs, laptops and printers for both wired and wireless connections.All applicants applying for this role must have the following:- * An Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy * You must have legal right to work in the UK * Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained thoroughly. * You must be willing to register with our agency * Ideally have experience working within a UK primary or secondary schoolIf you are interested in this role and feel you'll be an asset to the school we'd love to hear from you. Please send your CV to Reeson Education for imminent interview.