I.T Manager

Full Time Permanent

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Job description – IT Manager

Coopers Fire design, manufacture, install and service innovative and bespoke Smoke and Fire Curtains for buildings. Our missions is to save lives through quality and innovative products and to raise awareness of effective fire protection solutions

Every day we put a lot of effort into making sure our colleagues are in an environment where they can work hard, be great and have fun along the way. Our values are Integrity, Pride and Passion, Teamship and Pioneering and we really mean it! We genuinely get excited when people are doing what they do best and are enjoying their day. We nurture and support our colleagues’ development, encourage and embrace each other’s opinions, challenge the status quo and always work together to lead the market through innovation and protect life.

We are looking for an IT Manager to join our team, this senior management role is responsible for all aspects of Coopers Business systems including;

System security Network, Server and related infrastructure

Deployment of various on-premises & cloud software systems (ERP, payroll, TA and Payroll)

New starters and leavers process, segregation of duties and management of IT assets

Compliance & control of licensing costs

Maintaining effective continuity, backup and disaster recovery systems

Maintaining effective risk controls to protect the business from various cyber attacks

Definition of policies surrounding usage & best practice

System upgrades

Managing IT related projects to completion


Ensure that health and safety implications are considered at all times.

The day to day management of all business systems and IT services required within the business to operate.

Ensure that all critical business systems and IT systems are continuously available to the business.

Ensure the businesses data is safely protected through backup & that any system disaster recovery has been thoroughly planned & can be fulfilled in a timely and effective manner

The development of an IT strategy to allow Coopers to deliver best in class system performance, resilience & cost

The management of contractual delivery by all IT service providers, ensuring SLA’s are reported on and achieved

Full responsibility for the IT opex & capex budgets



At least 5yrs experience of IT management at a senior level

Degree qualified in a relevant IT discipline

Significant experience of managing outsourced IT service suppliers

Qualification or significant experience of managing Microsoft server environments/Desktops

Qualification or significant experience of managing Microsoft Intune/Off365

Experience of managing Sonicwall firewall, Ubiquiti Wifi

Experience of various ERP systems / SQL Server deployment / cloud deployments

Knowledge of VOIP/Mobile systems


ITIL certification

Basic coding skills (VBA, .Net, VB, SQL etc)

GDPR experience

Actrive Directory

MS Teams

Managing cloud based server environments


Competitive salary – available upon request


Free hot drinks

Ample free onsite parking

Early finish and dress-down Fridays

Holiday allowance

Company social events

Friendly and supportive environment

Holistic approach to work

Working for a company who cares about you as an individual and not just a cog in the machine

Occasional travel to other company Group locations, such as Birmingham, may be required

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