IT Manager

We are working on behalf of a long established North West regional Civil Engineering contractor who are looking to recruit a IT Manager to join their senior management team.
The company turn over c£25m and carry out a variety of civil engineering schemes encompassing highways, bridges, general infrastructure works, public realm works, groundworks and utilities.
The company have a healthy pipeline of work secured via a number of major local authority frameworks as well as repeat business from a number of major private clients.

Key Responsibilities:

• Maintain and improves the group’s IT infrastructure, including develop and manage short and medium term IT hardware and network configuration
• Ongoing development of core IT systems, particularly i365, to allow committed cost accounting and site-based authorisation of construction activities, including possible deployment of smart handheld technology
• Manager relationship with third party IT maintenance provider (currently CNi)
• Develop and oversee business continuity plans and data back-up protocols
• Initiates, coordinates and enforces systems, policies and procedures
• Participate in strategic business discussions and the role of IT in future growth

Project Development:

• Project Manage the rolling out of the Work Management System.
• Source and develop a system that provides real time information flow to and from 2-man remote working teams by the use “tough book” tablets.
• Improvements to Email filing, retrieval and Workflow
• Contract process improvements, eg automation of site photos and other info uploaded to contract folders
• Project manage the implementation of new systems that improve operating methods within the group
• Specification and purchase of IT hardware such as mobile phones, laptops and ipads
• Interface and management of mobile phone service provider

Applicants will be well qualified IT professionals ideally with some experience in a construction or related field with a broad skillset across networking infrastructure.

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  • fuel allowance, pension, health, bonus.


  • IT Networks

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