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GROUP IT MANAGER - (CREATIVE AGENCY) – SOHO/ LONDON
We are seeking a Group IT Manager to develop and implement an IT strategy within a leading Soho based creative agency that sits at the very forefront of the creative sector (Top 5 in Design Week’s Top 100). Read on...
Founded in 1993, this leading agency has a reputation for delivering highly bespoke, very creative- and user experience- driven work that uses the latest cutting-edge technologies and hardware. Forming part of a global group with offices in London, Manchester, Hong Kong and Dubai they work with global brands (Adidas, Fred Perry, P&G and Oxfam to name just a few) providing an integrated approach that delivers retail store concepts, brand identity and digital/interactive experiences.
As the Group IT Manager it will be your role to develop and implement an IT Strategy in line with business objectives whilst driving the business forward through technological improvements. Whether you are defining and managing the yearly IT plan, provisioning support and maintenance of the network, desktops and other equipment, making technical improvements or recruiting staff it will be your leadership and expertise that ensures the IT department runs smoothly and is well placed for future technological implementations.
To qualify... We are seeking a proactive and flexible Group IT Manager / IT Manager / Head of IT or similar who is able to build strong relationships across the business and can demonstrate:
- Senior level IT systems experience in managing network and desktop support, telecoms, budgets, procurement, outsourcing, asset management and team management.
- A detailed understanding of IT systems and structure, licensing, data storage and protection.
- Experience of using Microsoft Active Directory, MAC OS10, Firewall and general networking.
- An understanding of creative industries, technologies, intellectual property and image rights.
- A methodical, efficient and adaptable approach.
- A reliable and trustworthy attitude with excellent people and task management skills.
Joining a creative brand experience agency the ideal candidate should have experience in a similar environment and understand the drivers and culture of agency life.
In return you will get a rewarding, collaborative environment based in the heart of Soho, expect a competitive salary, 5% pension plan, discount schemes, Life and PHI insurance a structured career path with opportunities for progression and much more. Get in touch...
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