IT Operations Manager

Posted 03/08/2022 by Penguin Recruitment

£55,000 - £65,000/annum + Benefits

IT Operations Manager - MSP

Up to £65,000 + Benefits

Cardiff, South Wales

A brand new opportunity has become available for an experienced Operations Manager to join an award-winning Managed Service Provider (MSP), who specialise in Cyber Security, IT Networking and Infrastructure and are partnered with global leading vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco and Barracuda to name a few!

Due to continued growth, our client is looking to recruit an Operations Manager who has a technical background in service desk or infrastructure, with a minimum of 3 years' experience in leading IT Support teams.

The successful Operations Manager will have:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead a positive culture
  • Broad technical understanding around infrastructure and desktop
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 and how to maintain certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft 365 Administration, Microsoft Azure, DHCP, DNS and Group Policy
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • AZ-900 certification
  • Full UK driving license with own vehicle

Key duties of the Operations Manager:

  • Lead and mentor the Service Desk, SOC and Infrastructure teams - schedule site visits and projects, conduct staff reviews and training and development of staff
  • Ensure all resolve incidents and service requests are escalated and resolved within SLA timeframes
  • Report to the leadership team on the performance of the Service Desk, SOC and Infrastructure teams
  • Responsible for infrastructure project delivery and documentation of server infrastructure for new and existing customers
  • Assist with the design, development and implementation of business processes and solutions required for service delivery and operational security
  • Work with cross functional teams to facilitate the delivery of complex tasks and long-term projects
  • Ensure all systems are properly maintained which include hardware, backups, administrative accounts, replication and policies

This is a golden opportunity for a driven Operations Manager to join a growing organisation that can offer a basic salary of up to £65,000 (negotiable dependent on experience) and an attractive benefits package. Above all else, the role will offer you on-going training and development opportunities and great career prospects!

Similar job titles: Service Desk Manager, Infrastructure Manager, Senior Desktop Engineer, Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Commutable Locations: Newport, Bridgend, Swansea.

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