IT Manager


Nexus Jobs Limited

Listed on

27th March




£60,000 - £65,000



Start Date


Job Description

IT Manager

Our Client is a Bank based in Central London, are looking to recruit an IT Manager ideally with at least 2 years of experience in IT within the financial industry and overall 7 to 10 years of experience in IT.

You will be working in a small team managing the day-to-day technology infrastructure to ensure that the Bank can operate efficiently.

Cybersecurity Strategy and Planning

Evaluate and proritize security initiatives for the branch in London in collaboration with GT (Group Technology) - Group IT Security.

Stay up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity threats and trends and escalate risks promptly.

Ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations and standards (e.g., GDPR and any other applicable to the IT).

Evaluate GT s compliance with relevant regulatory standards (eg ISO 27001) as part of critical vendor performance assessment ensuring operational resilience is maintained.

In collaboration with GT, manage security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and antivirus software.

In collaboration with GT, Develop and test incident response plans and coordinate responses to security incidents and breaches

Raise awareness of cybersecurity issues among bank London employees; conduct annual training /workshops to educate staff on security best practices aligned with GT.

Other Duties

Maintain professional and technical knowledge (Conduct Rule 2) e.g. by attending educational workshops; read professional publications; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices etc where relevant.

Collaborate with stakeholders to handle backlogs and new requirements - Resolve conflicts and remove blockers for the team - Monitor, track and uphold quality of deliverables.

Be the point of contact for external communications and facilitate internal communication for effective collaboration on IT related matters.

Ensure work deliverables are in compliance with policies and regulatory requirements .

Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

To act as second/third level support with GT for support related issues.

To comply with all applicable FCA/PRA conduct rules. Compliance with all mandatory training as set by the Branch/Group.

Technical/Functional skills

- Proficient in common operating systems o Windows 10, Windows Server 2018 and above o Redhat Linux based Operating System

- Software proficiency o VMWare v6.7 and above

o Veeam Backup and Replication

o Symantec Endpoint Protection o Symantec Endpoint Encryption

o ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus

o Microsoft Office 365

o Bloomberg FXT/eikons

o Murex Treasury System

o SWIFT Alliance Access (SAA) - Networking (IT)

o Cisco Switches and Routers

o Fortigate Firewalls

o LAN/WAN Routing - Hardware

o Dell PowerEdge Servers

o Dell PowerVault SAN Storage

- Data analysis - Basic PC/Laptop support (formatting, imaging, etc)

- Experience of writing and updating IT policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines Personal skills (Soft Competencies [Core/Leadership])

- Committed and dedicated to team deliverables.

- Ownership of the business

- Strong interpersonal stakeholders management skills

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to train IT staff, supervise and motivate team members for high performance

- Experience in coordinating installations, upgrades, and maintenance

- Knowledge of architecture processes and performance reports of operating systems

- Strong analytical/critical thinking skills

- Ability to understand and oversee code development


Bachelors degree qualification in relevant discipline

Professional Qualification and/or Regulatory, Licensing requirements

Project management certification (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) is highly desirable.

Professional certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) are highly desirable.

Relevant Work Experience At least 6 years of experience in IT within the financial/banking industry is preferable.

Minimum of 2 years experience in managing staff or managing teams in a cross functional set-up.

The position is based in Central London and is hybrid 3 days w eek in the office.

The salary for this position will be up to £65K.

Please do send your CV to us in Word format along with your salary and notice period.

Contact Name:

Reference: TJ/5946/NJ0538

Job ID: 3315339

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