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IT Manager

Reference: 21132


County Down



Job Type


Date Posted

07 June, 2023

Abacus are delighted to be working exclusively on an IT Manager role, for a distribution business based in Northern Ireland.

As the IT Manager you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the IT systems and infrastructure enabling the company to deliver outstanding customer experiences.


  • Oversee the management and maintenance of our IT infrastructure, including servers, network equipment, and workstations.
  • Ensure the availability, security, and performance of our systems, implementing necessary upgrades and improvements as required.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for IT support requests from employees, addressing and resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities to optimise and streamline business processes through effective use of IT systems.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to identify and implement system integrations and enhancements.
  • Oversee data management activities, including data base administration, data backups, data integrity checks.
  • Implement and enforce security protocols and best practices to protect sensitive company and customer data.
  • Conduct periodic security audits and assessments to identify and address vulnerabilities.
  • Lead and manage IT projects, from planning and resource allocation to implementation and evaluation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an IT manager in a similar IT leadership role within a distribution or logistics environment.
  • Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure including networks, servers, storage, and cloud technologies.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting hardware, software, and network issues.
  • Experience with ERP systems, warehouse management systems and inventory management software.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities and a customer-focused mindset.
  • Knowledge of data management and security best practices.

Please apply now if you are meeting the criteria above

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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