IT Manager - Hands On (3rd Line)
Salary: £33K - £35K per annum

IT Manager - Hands On

Cathcart Associates are helping an organisation based in Preston who are looking to bring in someone to manage the whole of their IT. Working alongside a 3rd party supplier you will support around 200 users across various sites while monitoring and upgrading the IT Infrastructure.

You will be the key point of contact for any issues that arise and will always be kept busy whether it be support, working on projects, budget planning and recruiting/ mentoring. You will attend meetings with senior members of the company to make sure they're getting the best out the IT systems. This would suit an IT professional who has got good all-round IT Infrastructure skills who is used to looking after a small site as well as having some managerial experience.


** Work with Senior members of the organisation on annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness.

** Play a part in future recruitment within the IT team (recruit, train & mentor)

** Procurement and Contract Management.

** Project management - (manage workload to meet deadlines)

** Lead the IT team by setting a good example.

Key Skills:

** Good Networking Knowledge TCP/ IP, DNS, DHCP

** Telephony Support Mitel, Avaya

** Office 365 Administration

** Windows Server Administration

** Active Directory - group Policies

** Hardware Support - Printer, Thin Client

** Mobile Phone Support iOS/ Android

** Database implementation

** IT Security- Identify threats


** 37 hour working week

** Get your Birthday off

** Perk box - Discounts on high street shops, holidays

** 25 days holiday + Bank holidays

** Monthly awards

This is a great opportunity for an all-round IT infrastructure engineer who has some team lead experience and looking for the next step in their career. If You are interested, please apply or get in contact with Lewis Black at Cathcart Associates.

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