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IT Manager - Childrens Membership Charity - £45-51k

IT Manager - Childrens Membership Charity - £45-51k

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Finance, IT & Facilities, Infrastructure, Executive IT, IT

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £51000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Reynolds

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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A leading Children's membership charity is seeking an experienced IT Manager for an exciting brand-new role. The role will be based in their central London office and will cover a mixture of in-house IT projects and relationship management with an existing IT outsourced provider. The charity has multiple offices and supports around 100 users, so experience in a similar sized organisation would be ideal.


-The role of the IT Manager is to lead IT development within the charity, project manage new initiatives and act as technical liaison between the charity and its IT, communications and system suppliers

-To change our key software to a Software as a Service, cloud based, platform over a three year time frame where it is practical to do so

-To maintain the current strategy of outsourcing user support and hardware hosting

-To improve IT governance by establishing a steering group of senior staff to oversee all software initiatives to ensure that they comply with The Fostering Networks IT strategy and to make recommendations to SLT

-Manage internal and external relationships with Suppliers

-Lead and manage Projects on all IT related systems and upgrades

-Manage all IT assets including the purchasing and disposal of equipment

-Lead on IT policy group and ensure all IT projects confirm to the IT strategy.

-Manage IT and Website Budgets

-Monitor and Manage IT Risk for data security, data protection and disaster recovery

-Support grant bid applications with clear statement of services available

-Assisting with major office refurbishment from an It perspective


-The IT Manager will require a blend of technical, interpersonal and communications skills and will possess the drive and energy to deliver significant change.

-Formal training and/or professional/academic qualifications in IT Systems, Cloud Accounting and Integra

-Excellent knowledge of a wide range of IT systems.

-Expertise in integration of IT systems.

-Experience of writing and presenting reports to senior management and key stakeholders.

-Experience and Knowledge of Data Protection and Data Security.

-Experience in relationship management and coordination between a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve a challenging goal.

-Advanced ability in, Integra and Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.)

-Ability to work flexibly, traveling within the UK when required and able to work some weekends if needed.

-Experience of Netsuite, Druple (desirable)

Closing date: 6th March

Interview date: 20th March

Please send your CV for further consideration.