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Key Responsibilities: The IT Manager will be responsible for the following activities and will have to demonstrable experience in them, ideally within a Not for Profit environment:
1.Building and maintaining effective senior stakeholder relationships utilising a collaborative working approach and strong stakeholder engagement skills.
2.Managing, leading and building the IT team including support for remote offices in Glasgow, N Ireland and Wellingborough.
3.Conducting strategic planning and execution for IT including business case development.
4.Managing IT operations including, the provision of;
oan effective and efficient IT helpdesk,
obackup & disaster recovery processes,
obudget management and capital planning for IT,
osoftware license management and associated documentation,
oEnsuring appropriate level of security for IT systems, developing and implementing policies and procedures as appropriate
5.Delivering major IT projects using a range of lifecycle techniques and methodologies appropriate to the technologies being deployed.
6.Participating in the larger IT community to ensure full integration
7.Acting as a valued and trusted partner to all business functions and promoting the benefits of the Technology function to the business. Leading and/or participating in IT steering teams.
8.Identifying business needs and working with the organization to identify appropriate technologies to maximise operational efficiency and effectiveness.
9.Analysing, influencing and facilitating to ensure that business needs and effective solutions can be clearly and rapidly defined.
10.Developing and leading an IT training programme for staff including induction.
11.Maintaining stable and efficient operation of the Raiser's Edge database server and software, managing update processes and associated risks, Conducting risk assessment for threats to IT Systems and implementing appropriate mitigation measures.
12.Fulfilling the role of Data Protection Officer and provide data protection advice and training to all users.
13.Maintaining up-to-date technical knowledge and skills and keep abreast of emerging technologies and trends.
*Ability to lead and motivate others, generating commitment and a shared sense of purpose.
*Ability to empower and encourage others to contribute to the best of their ability.
*Willingness and ability to work co-operatively and supportively with colleagues, developing positive open working relationships
*Ability to engender proven stakeholder engagement skills
*Ability to work to tight deadlines
*Strong analytical, influencing and facilitation skills
*Aptitude in abstract and verbal reasoning
*Ability to supervise, motivate and envision team members
*Willingness and ability to work within organisational guidelines and corporate objectives
*Proven experience of building and maintaining senior stakeholder relationships using a collaborative working approach and stakeholder engagement
*Proven experience in a management role including strategic planning and execution, people and financial management
*Proven experience of delivering major IT projects using a range of lifecycle techniques
*Experience of managing IT services and procedures; IT server/PC hardware principles, network configuration and management principles, software configuration control principles, budgeting costing, financial control systems
*Proven project management experience
Christian values, beliefs and ethos:
As a Christian mission, the company is seeking those sharing the Christian values and beliefs of the organisation. All staff will be required to support and actively demonstrate the Christian values of the organisation and to take part in organisation activities such as staff meetings, prayer meetings, and away days.
KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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