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IT Manager

We are looking for exceptional talent to join our team. We are seeking an experienced IT Manager to head up our IT Division. The role involves working 8am-4:30pm Monday to Friday. You’ll be based at our head office in Ossett, West Yorkshire however, we understand there may be an element of homeworking required dependant on workload.

The Role – What will I be doing?

  • Lead and manage the IT department, including hiring, onboarding, training, and evaluating staff.
  • Develop and implement IT strategies, policies, and procedures to support the organisation’s goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and maintain IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, and storage systems, to ensure optimal performance and uptime.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of IT infrastructure, systems, and applications.
  • Ensure the security and reliability of our IT systems by implementing best practices and industry standards.
  • Manage IT budgets, including forecasting, budgeting, and allocating resources for IT projects and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify and address IT needs and requirements.
  • Lead IT projects from conception to completion, including planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, standards, and policies related to IT security and data privacy.
  • Represent the IT department in meetings with senior leadership and stakeholders.
  • Stay current on cyber security trends, threats, and technologies, and make recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the organisation’s security posture.

The Qualifications – What do I need

Must have’s

  • Strong technical background in IT infrastructure, systems administration, and network security.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing IT projects and initiatives.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, or equivalents.
  • Strong Leadership and Management Skills.

Would like’s

  • Experience of working in an ISO accredited Company.
  • Experience of working with bespoke systems.
  • Knowledge of SAGE/COINS.

The Benefits – Why should I work at the Key Group?

We offer a vibrant work culture, led by our dynamic Working Well Squad who drive Company events, recognition, and people initiatives.

We grow our people. We’re proud that 80% of our management team were promoted from within.

Here at the Key Group, your brilliant ideas and hard work don’t just get noticed – they get celebrated and rewarded.

As a part of our team, you earn extra holidays based on your length of service, and we’ll even throw in the option to snag health cover. Because at our place, we believe in making work awesome, every single day.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer, firmly convinced that a diverse team is the key to staying at the forefront of our industry. Our goal is to foster a workplace where everyone can leverage their skills to the fullest, free from discrimination or harassment, and where merit guides all decisions.

We stand against discrimination based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Such discrimination has no place among our team, and we do not tolerate it from anyone working for or with us.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £40,000.00-£50,000.00 per year