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*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - IT Manager
Summary
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Permanent - IT Manager
ID:LEL1606 / 3656
Department:Information Technology
Description
IT Manager

We are the astonishing kingdom of Longleat, an eccentrically British place of imagination and astonishing experiences. For over 50 years we have been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost one million guests every year, we are passionate about providing immersive experiences that bring family and friends together to create memories that will last a lifetime. This year is the 70th anniversary of the House and grounds opening to the public.

We’re an organisation driven by our core cultural values, which are to engage and inspire, put people first, take accountability, continuously improve and to act with integrity. We believe everyone who works at Longleat can subscribe to these values, and that they truly set us apart as an organisation to work for.

What will this role of IT Manager entail?

As the IT Manager you’ll play a key role in supporting Longleat’s customers, business processes, computers, network and telecommunications infrastructure, and data security systems. Managing the day to day running of the IT Department and supporting the development and implementation of a wide range of IT projects and strategies, your duties will include, although not be limited to:
  • Providing IT leadership, support and budgeting responsibilities across the Longleat Group
  • Carrying out first line fault diagnosis of hardware and software faults and managing technical issues, liaising with users, external help desks, engineers and consultants
  • Coordinating and managing the implementation of new, moving or modified computer hardware and software and supporting training where necessary across UK sites
  • Managing relationships with contractors and suppliers
What will I need to be considered for this IT Manager vacancy?
  • Proven experience within an IT management role, with a strong track record of managing technical teams and external suppliers
  • Professional IT qualification in systems design / networking or databases
  • Experience of Business Change Management techniques
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate at all levels within the business
What will I receive in return?

As the IT Manager, you will receive a competitive salary, dependent on experience. In addition, you will receive a range of attractive benefits including; 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise, along with life assurance cover and more perks.

Contract Type: Permanent, working 37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. Predominantly, your working hours will be 9am to 5.30pm – during peak season, your earliest start time will be 8am and latest finish 9pm. Please note, due to the nature of the business, evenings and weekend work will be required, including bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Warminster, Wiltshire)

All applications for this IT Manager vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.