The IT Manager’s role is to ensure the streamlined operation of the IT department in alignment with the business objectives of the organization. The IT Manager will plan, coordinate, direct and design IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department. The IT Manager will work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. The IT Manager will also define and implement IT policies, procedures and best practices.
Lead the IT department’s operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems, including telecommunications, servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, peripherals and Office Automation equipment.
Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.
Keep current with the latest technologies.
Manage financial aspects of the IT department working with senior leadership in order to achieve efficient purchasing decisions,
Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
Approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, and disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision.
Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer and consultant contracts and service agreements.
Practice asset management for IT hardware, software and equipment.
Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation and disciplinary actions.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Required Education and Experience
Five years of related work experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
• Relevant management experience.
• Experience with VMware virtual desktop environment
• Experience working with ERP/MRP management, experience with Vista by Epicor preferred
• Experience with database management
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