IT Service Manager

  • £60,000 to £60,000
  • Manchester
  • Permanent

We are looking for a hands-on, collaborative and highly cross-functional Service Manager with ample experience in resolving technical issues to join one of the biggest b2b acquisition and engagement brands in the UK today.

Being a critical figure in evolving the brand’s tech output, you will be required to cultivate strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. This necessitates being a skilled communicator who can proficiently predict outcomes, contribute to capacity planning and resource management, as well as effectively handle reactive incidents.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Establishing yourself as the point of contact for complex tech issues that may arise
  • Oversee, optimise and manage the incident management process and governance framework
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams and ensure incident status, resolution, and business impacts are sufficiently being relayed to stakeholders
  • Regularly perform system health checks and keep track of systems performance with the aim being to reduce future issues arising
  • Keep on top of all compliance related policies and work to keep them in line with ISO 27001:2022, BS 10012:2017, ISO 50001:2018, ISO 22301:2019.
  • Provide training to employees on your areas of expertise
  • Monitor and manage the performance of the technical support team to meet service level agreements (SLAs) and resolve issues within agreed timeframes.
  • Work closely alongside the technical team with clear and effective teamwork achieved
  • Whenever necessary, take an active role in the business procedures related to procuring and integrating or discontinuing technology collaborators, suppliers, or platforms.
  • Identify potential bottlenecks & trends, opportunities for cost savings and uncover ways to optimise IT Support functionality

Key skills needed:

  • Experience in a similar IT support role where you demonstrated an ability to lead
  • Up to date knowledge of IT systems, and infrastructures
  • Fine tuned communication skills across a variety of mediums
  • Basic understanding of ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
  • Relevant certifications like ITIL, CompTIA A+ (beneficial but not required)


For a more comprehensive look at the role in question and the array of exciting developments, plans the business currently have in the pipeline (that you’ll play a direct hand in helping achieve), apply now and we’ll be in touch.

Cameron Whitwam Senior Recruitment Consultant (Test & QA)

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