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IT Manager

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 6th July
Location: Preston
Salary/Rate: £38,000 - £38,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Job Title: IT Manager

Location: Preston

Salary: Circa £38,000 per annum, depending on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full-Time

Gafoor is a dynamic and rapidly growing family-owned business in Preston and are a key player in their sector operating on a national basis.

We are currently looking to recruit an I.T Manager with networking experience. Gafoor is a key player in their sector operating on a national basis, supplying poultry products to leading blue chip manufacturers.

If you are seeking the chance to join a well-established company who will offer you a rewarding career, then send your CV in for immediate consideration.

About the role

The role will encompasses IT infrastructure, IT support, software development and IT Installation. The successful candidate will be the point of contact for all I.T and communications systems onsite.

You will have a degree in a computer science related discipline although candidates without a degree will be considered on merit but will require at least five years' experience in a related role. All candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills and must currently be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. No sponsorship opportunities are available for this role.

The role is predominantly Monday to Friday but some flexibility is required from time to time when infrastructure projects and upgrades are required at the weekend to avoid any 'down time' during normal operations.

Key duties:

  • Networking - Routers/Switches/Firewalls installation, operation and troubleshooting
  • Design, configuration and installation of IT solutions
  • Assisting co-workers with everyday IT support and in-house training
  • Setting up new users and management of security, passwords,
  • Server and backup systems
  • Assisting with the general maintenance and upgrading of the core I.T infrastructure
  • Assist with the delivery of internal IT projects
  • Disaster recovery planning and testing
  • Workstation/server OS builds
  • T and communication system contracts and licences
  • GDPR systems and electronic compliance including ad hoc monitoring and CCTV systems

About you:


  • Hands on experience of installing IT hardware and software
  • MS Client and Server Operating Systems
  • Ethernet, TCP/IP
  • VLANS, Wireless Access points, Fibre Network, VoIP, VPNs, Firewall Systems
  • Experience specifying, commissioning and fault finding
  • Experience of working with internal departments to schedule work and possible down time to minimise disruption to the operation


  • A can do attitude, with the ability to offer up to date and innovative ideas
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team
  • A desire to engage with internal stakeholders and improve users knowledge of I.T systems and protocols
  • Analytical problem solving skills

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Senior IT Engineer IT Infrastructure Manager, Service Delivery Manager, IT Network Manager, IT Team Leader, ICT Manager, IT Project, Implementation Manager, Transformation Manager, IT Project Manager may also be considered for this role.

Contact Name: . Gafoor
Reference: TJ/5810/GAFR-05_1625576735
Job ID: 2951964

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