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Greater London
Market related
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IT Manager - O&G
about 1 month ago

I am shortlisting for a Permanent IT Manager for my prestigious and boutique Global Oil & Gas Operator Client based in Mayfair, London. The candidate must be able to show skills in supervising and supporting teams and delivering projects in a timely fashion. Plus a knowledge of MS tools and cloud would be beneficial.

The client’s IT department is made up of the on-site First-Line teams (3 locations approx. 1100 users – ops managed via tickets) and Group IT Support. The primary responsibility for the IT Manager is to manage the operations of the on-site teams and to ensure it aligns with the business objectives, Group IT standards and the strategy of the organisation. The IT Manager will plan, coordinate, direct, and design all operational activities of the IT department, as well  as  provide  direction  and  support  for  IT  solutions  that  enhance  mission-critical business operations.

The role also offers an attractive salary, with benefits. No remote working is considered for this role now restrictions have changed.


Team supervision with a strong focus on on-site First-Line (3 locations)

•   Provide effective leadership and line management to the UK-wide IT team whilst working closely with Group IT team based in France to ensure excellent service levels and effective solutions for all stakeholders.

•   Ensure daily operations follow the Group’s directions and guidelines.

•   Coordinate multidisciplinary work teams and ensure effective two-way communication with teams.

•   Manage,  motivate  and  develop  the  UK  IT  team,  including  recruitment,  supervision,  scheduling, development, evaluation, and support HR where necessary.

•   Set, monitor and report on KPIs and SLAs for the First-Line teams on each site.

•   Guarantee timely deliveries of the IT projects. Key responsibilities

•   Manage, in line with the IT Group’s strategy, the deployment, maintenance, upgrade, and support of   all   IT   systems   and   infrastructure   including   servers,   operating   systems,   hardware   and communication networks.

•   Support budgets reviewing and controlling for the department and ensure they comply with stated goals, guidelines, and objectives.

•   Ensure the security and integrity of all systems and infrastructure within the UK sites.

•   Ensure  regular  security  audits  are  carried  out,  report  on  results  and  ensure  risks  identified  are remediated.

•   Manage the IT department operational and strategic planning, including business requirements, project planning, and allocation of resources.

•   Review the performance of IT systems in line with Group requirements.

•   Support the negotiation of vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts (in collaboration with the

HR team) and service agreements.

•   Review and implement all IT policies.

•   Asset management


Should you be interested in this great opporubntity then please get in touch for a confidential conversation.t