IT Manager

IT Technical Services Manager

Position: IT Technical Services Manager

Location: Harlow College

Salary: £50,049 per annum

Exciting Opportunity: IT Technical Services Manager

Are you a dynamic and skilled IT professional ready to take on a leadership role? Our client is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to join our team as an IT Technical Services Manager.

What We Offer:

  • 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme

Professional development opportunities to stay current with evolving technologies. Key Responsibilities:

As the IT Technical Services Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation and advancement of our IT infrastructure. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Technical Leadership: Provide strategic vision and technical leadership for the IT Services team, ensuring the alignment of technology solutions with the College’s goals and objectives.
  • IT Services Expertise: Demonstrate a substantial high level of technical knowledge, encompassing IT Services/Software such as MS Office 365, Azure, VMWare, Hyper-V, Veeam, MacOS, Mobile Device MDM, and Infrastructure Hardware including HP Procurve, Comware, Aruba, VSAN, Sophos, Xtreme, and MiTel.
  • Collaboration: Encourage effective collaboration with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and support innovative IT solutions that enhance the teaching and learning experience.
  • Security: Implement robust security measures and compliance standards to safeguard the College’s data and IT infrastructure.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a senior technical role with expertise in the specified technologies.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to identifying and addressing IT challenges.
  • Relevant certifications in key technologies are desirable.


Planet Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

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