Project Manager - IT / Networking

Project Manager - IT / Networking

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We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Technical (Hands-On) Project Manager to join an innovative and forward-thinking organisation. This is a unique opportunity for a tech-savvy professional with a strong background in infrastructure support, networking, firewalls (especially Cisco), and project management to lead the delivery of a number of projects planned to be delivered during the next 12 months and potentially beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

As the IT Manager / Technical Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the delivery of exciting and critical projects whilst being actively involved with the management of 3rd party vendors. We are seeking an individual who places a strong emphasis on hands-on technical expertise.

Project Management:

  • Develop and manage project plans for initiatives such as backup as a service (BaaS)  disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), VMware file storage migrations, firewall projects, document management, and WMS / MES projects.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.
  • Utilise your strong technical background to act as an additional, high level technical resource if needed such as to convey firewall configs and rules to third-party vendors.
  • ISO 27001
  • Lead and actively participate in technical projects, demonstrating hands-on expertise.

Third-Party Management:

  • Oversee relationships with third-party vendors, ensuring optimal performance and value for the organization.
  • Intervene when necessary to ensure deliverables meet expectations.

Team Coordination:

  • Coordinate technical teams, ensuring seamless collaboration and efficient project execution.
  • Support and guide team members, ensuring everyone ful fills their project responsibilities.

Business Analysis:

  • Engage in business analysis duties, understanding and translating business requirements into technical solutions.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in technical processes and project delivery.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Proven experience in IT management, technical project management, and infrastructure support.
  • Strong technical background in networking, firewalls (especially Cisco), and related technologies.
  • Hands-on experience with projects such as backup as a service, disaster recovery as a service, VMware file storage, firewall projects, document management, and WMS / MES projects, although technical experience in this area is not needed, just the ability to be able to deliver the related projects.
  • ISO 27001
  • Excellent third-party management skills, with a track record of ensuring vendors deliver to high standards.
  • Strong leadership and team coordination skills.

Based Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border.  3 days needed onsite per week due to project collaboration requirements.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract with real potential to extend for a further 12 months or become permanent employment.

Tilt Recruitment are specialists in IT Recruitment. We work hard to find our candidates their perfect roles within fantastic organisations across the UK. If this role isn’t right for you, please still get in touch with us as we may have other roles which may suit you better.

We also offer up to £500 for every successful referral, if you know someone who matches this skill set please let us know.

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Claire Ashberry

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