IT Manager



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D327121115
  • Posted: January 15, 2019
The Job has been filled

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for an IT Manager.

The Role:

  • Implement identified key IT projects successfully and painlessly
  • Train/educate people to use technology to make their day-to-day easier
  • Lead a small team for day-to-day support desk functions
  • Manage costs in procurement and communications services 
  • Support and lead IT perspectives for system and operational system implementations, upgrades and maintenance
  • Plan for regular replacement of outdated technologies and systems to bring new efficiencies into the organization, while maximize use of existing systems that still fit the business model
  • Maintain a strategic IT plan for the Company that ensures the timely adoption of proven technological advancements
  • Using an active and practical approach, the Manager will manage, coach and train IT staff so they can contribute to the Company’s success in achieving its growth plans
  • Oversee all technical aspects of the company including security of network and IT assets.
  • Prepare management reports including IT plan and annual budgets as needed and/or requested
  • Partner with senior management on strategic planning, future IT infrastructure, and establish priorities in alignment with corporate goals
  • Establish and maintain an effective communication with the user community to evaluate and implement business process changes and new technologies, and to develop effective desktop support systems for office and field-based employees and drive the effort to rationalize information systems at the enterprise level
  • Ensure that Company security requirements for IT are effective and meet all regulatory and management requirements
  • Manage the day-to-day IT operations ensuring that all users within the organization is adequately supported
  • Work with the IT staff, supporting departmental users, to specify hardware and software standards to support the Company’s growing, dynamic network
  • Develop, forecast and track IT budget, and manage IT related purchases
  • Manage and develop IT staff, assessing and selecting training tools and methods for staff development
  • Review, evaluate and approve proposals for hardware or software acquisition
  • Serve on divisional committees for ongoing analysis of system improvements and coordinate initiatives where applicable
  • Implement appropriate educational and training programs to ensure high quality performance of users
  • Manage third party providers to minimize operating costs
  • Monitor the IT help desk que and resolve long-outstanding issues

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 10 years of increasingly senior experience in the IT services industry, with at least 5 of those years requiring the management of staff and/or consultants
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Strong management skills and exceptional customer service focus combined with broad, hands-on IT knowledge and experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of multiple computing systems, applications and architectures and the ability to interpret client informational needs and to determine appropriate alternate solutions
  • Ability to plan, design, coordinate, install, test and modify complex systems and subsystems
  • Experience in project management concepts, tools and techniques
  • Ability to coordinate multiple technical projects and shifting business priorities
  • Outstanding teamwork, communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to act independently and provide leadership at an advanced level of technical expertise
  • Ability to perform effectively under stressful conditions, such as directional changes, tight deadlines and limited resources
  • Industry experience and experience with MRI would be an asset

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deborah Dodd, Partner - Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-EDM


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