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IT Manager

United Kingdom / Permanent

Job Title: IT Manager                 
Location: Barnoldswick              
Job Type: Full time, office based
Package: - £40-50k + Benefits Package


Unify have partnered with a top Aerospace & Defence company based in Lancashire who are looking for an experienced IT Manager to build a state-of-the-art IT infrastructure in collaboration with the CEO, Head of Operations and leadership team. Aiming to be the most data-driven, agile, lean and fast-paced airframe components partner one can think of, building the factory of the future.


  • Provide key insight and implement a new MRP/ERP system and support the wider System Architecture. Enabling scalability and growth.
  • Provide end user training and support and ensure prompt resolution to issues.
  • Align our IT infrastructure with current and future business requirements and goals.
  • Manage the IT estate and ensure system cost-effectiveness.
  • Evaluate risk, develop, and test network recovery and backup processes.
  • Support the company's administrative functions.
  • Ensure that IT activities are within the limits of applicable laws, codes and regulations.
  • Test, troubleshoot and adjust information systems to operate effectively.
  • Implement security protocols on the network, data storage and communication systems.
  • Maintain exemplary documentation, training materials, asset registers and data standards.
  • Mentor team members to follow IT standards and guidelines.
  • Implement and maintain NIST framework solution.
  • Update and maintain the company online premise for documentation, aligning with the SMT.
  • Lead the company Cyber Security strategy, implement, and maintain.
  • Manage the daily operations of our network, security, and cloud infrastructure.

What do I need?

  • 3+ years' experience in IT support and management with an educational history that reflects your level of skills and knowledge.
  • Experience of MRP/ERP, MES implementations or operations.
  • Experience in managing Microsoft environments including 365.
  • Microsoft 365 administration certifications.
  • Security, Compliance, Endpoint Manager and Identity knowledge.
  • Knowledge of relevant IT standards and practices.
  • Experience of Cyber Essentials, NIST or ISO27001.
  • Knowledge of hardware and software infrastructure systems (servers, firewalls, switches)
  • The ability to carry out installations, upgrades, and maintenance.
  • The ability to proactively identify, prioritise and solve problems logically and autonomously. (e.g., troubleshooting, root cause analysis, remediations)
  • NIST framework experience.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.