Federation IT Manager, London

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Haberdashers' Aske's Federation TrustLondon

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (Depending on experience) + 17.9% pension (LGPS)
Contract term: Permanent

The Federation IT Manager will take overall responsibility for the IT services provided to the staff and students of the Federation. S/he will lead a vital central function for the Federation which is responsible for defining our IT standards, systems and strategy in response to user needs, planning major expenditure (including procurement for new school projects), quality assuring the IT service provided in each school, administering our central IT systems and providing third line support to back up the school teams. S/he will work with colleagues in IT services teams, school business managers and school leaders in all phases across the organisation.

The major challenges in the next twelve months include procuring IT for a new-build secondary school that opens in September 2019, several significant upgrades to existing IT systems (e.g. replacing our wireless solution, our telephony solution and our cashless payment and identity solution), training the IT services teams in each schools and working with the managers in each school to ensure the quality of service they provide meets the standards we require.

The Federation IT manager is accountable to the Director of Performance and leads a team of two. The second role, Systems Administrator, is responsible for the administration of central IT systems, technical systems design across the Federation and providing third line support. It is currently held by an experienced colleague with detailed knowledge of our current IT systems.

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More about Haberdashers' Aske's Federation Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College, Pepys Road, Lewisham, London, SE14 5SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7652 9560
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