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Group IT Manager

Group IT Manager
Co Kildare 2 €80,000 - €90,000 Ref: E16040PK

Job Description

My client is looking for an IT Manager who has 3 sites in Ireland and they hire circa 500 staff in Ireland. The role will involve managing a team of three and the IT Manager will look after the IT systems for the LAN/ WAN sites and their ERP Business Applications.

Role summary:

The ideal candidate will have a strong working background in managing IT in a medium sized manufacturing environment. This position will see the successful candidate combine skills in ERP selection & implementation, project management, and technical expertise in IT infrastructure (LAN/ WAN)/ Vendor Management/ Suppliers.

Key Responsibilities/Key tasks – IT Manager:

  • Develop an IT Strategy such that technology provides a basis for business growth
  • Project manage the selection and implementation of  ERP & best in breed Solutions
  • To develop and maintain the technology infrastructure to support the business and its evolving needs
  • Implement network security and oversee the administration and maintenance of the company’s infrastructure.
  • Agree IT service level targets with other stakeholders, and ensure that these are implemented and monitored
  • Manage the IT budget
  • Manage the purchasing of all software, hardware and other IT supplies.
  • Maintain and develop IT disaster recovery plans.
  • Lead, develop & mentor the IT team.
  • Develop and manage relationships both internally and with key external stakeholders (suppliers, system partners, etc.).

Knowledge/Skills/Experience required:


  • Over 10 years IT experience, including 5 years in a management role with a proven track record of managing and delivering ERP projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong understanding of IT service issues and their possible impact on the business and operational service delivery.
  • Ability to build relationships & influence at all levels in the organization
  • Experience in communicating cross-functionally & across management levels in formal & informal settings.
  • Familiar with LAN / WAN technologies.
  • Proven track record in team management.
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Strong influencer and delegator.
  • Strong Commercial experience.



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Name: Peter Kirby
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Tel: 01 2866666
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