IT Manager


Job Reference
IT Manager - Capital Investment firm
Job Type
Central London Marble Arch
Salary Details
45k to 60k DOE
Start Date
Key Skills
hands-on IT management. City finance client background. Small user base 30. Technical hands-on ability, 3rd party management
Nick Gordon
023 8081 7150

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Job description

We have been retained on an exclusive basis by a niche investment capital fund company to hire an IT generalist to both manage a third party IT services provider and ensure assist with assessing and transitioning some IT services back in-house.

Presently our client has no internal IT function and the IT environment (Servers, desktops, applications etc) that support a user base of c. 30 individuals is provided by a third party IT services company.

This is an exciting opportunity that will give you ownership of the IT function within a profitable niche financial institution.

Having hands-on technical ability covering IT infrastructure support, network support, IT applications support, and IT Security will be highly beneficial in this role.

Overall management of IT Services
Assess the IT requirements of the business and users.
Ensure robustness of IT services
Working with the MSP, ensure IT Security / network security
Information Systems planning
Vendor management
Disaster recovery planning
IT process improvement
Upgrade planning
Systems migration
In-sourcing initiatives

Technical Environment:

Microsoft Windows / Wintel
Win10 - Office 365
Windows Server 2016 - Active Directory
Exchange Server 2016
Skype for business
Cisco firewall

The ideal candidate may have experience managing IT services for a relatively small user base but one that is business critical within a city financial services sector.

This role is likely to suit a versatile individual who may have held job titles such as: hands-on IT Manager, Technical Service Delivery Manager, IT Consultant, Lead IT Support Analyst. Lead IT Support Engineer.