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Network Systems Manager
JOB SUMMARY: To develop and maintain a schools network systems, hardware and software to facilitate the management of the school.
SALARY: £24,000 - £27,000
CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent
Our client is an IT Support Company with years of experience in providing and assisting with the provision of high quality ICT within the education sector
The successful Network Systems Manager will be required to:
*Provide on-site IT systems management at a 1500 pupil school.
*Line manage two ICT Technicians including arranging a schedule of training as required. Provide direction and motivate and support them to achieve team and personal work objectives.
*Be responsible for project managing the updating of the School's IT system.
*Be responsible for managing, maintaining and updating the school's Curriculum and Administration network(s), ensuring it is operational during access hours and resolve failure problems. Carrying out of other associated tasks and responsibilities which ensure smooth running of network(s) keeping downtime to a minimum as critical service for both curriculum and administration.
*Undertake regular server maintenance, housekeeping including virus checking and daily backups.
*To plan, manage and support a network development strategy.
*Project management of network changes including reviewing and assessing and managing any tendering process' including drawing up technical specifications, commissioning tenders and co-ordinating the installation of purchases.
*Be responsible for the maintenance, set up and testing ICT equipment, including peripherals.
*Be responsible for ensuring first line technical support is provided to all ICT users within the school.
*Be responsible for oversight of service/maintenance contracts for all systems and related equipment.
*Be responsible for procurement of all ICT equipment while adhering to the value for money principle.
*Be competent and confident with the range of common software and hardware in the school and provide advice and support to departments, staff and students on use of hardware and software, including structured in-class support where appropriate.
*To be responsible for recording and updating an inventory schedule for all ICT equipment. Also keeping a log of software and relevant network licenses.
*Assist in the training of new staff.
*Be responsible for the ICT budget and the ICT Consumables budget and forward plan rolling programme of server and workstation upgrades within budget.
*To be responsible for the effective technical implementation, roll-out and future maintenance and operation of agreed ICT projects and initiatives, such as the school's broadband internet connection.
*Act as main out-of-hours critical error contact.
*A successful candidate will be required to have a CRB / DBS checked.
Our client is looking for strong Senior Support Engineer applicants with the following experience:
*Around 3-4 years' experience.
*Proven IT support and customer facing skills
*Working knowledge of Troubleshooting and problem resolutions
*Understanding of Windows Operating systems, Networks,
*Microsoft accreditation would be an advantage.
ALTERNATIVE JOB TITLES: IT Infrastructure Co-ordinator, Network Systems Manager, IT Infrastructure Manager Information Systems Manager, Systems Manager, 1st Line Support, 2nd Line Support, Network Manager, IT Network Manager, IT Systems Manager
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Mana Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company working within the Engineering, Sales, IT and Commercial sectors. We are established to service and support the recruitment requirements of modern businesses and candidates alike. This particular role includes people with experience in Information Systems Manager, Systems Manager, 1st Line Support, 2nd Line Support, Network Manager, IT Network Manager, IT Systems Manager.
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