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IT Systems Specialist (Change and Implementations) - Maternity cover
Full time, fixed term for 12 months
Closing date: TBC
Interview date: TBC
Support our communities. See the difference you can make in our city.
We are passionate about improving lives and helping neighbourhoods thrive. Every day we provide homes, invest in our communities, help communities to further their learning, manage their money, launch successful businesses and improve their employability.
We have an opportunity for an IT Systems Specialist to join our team!
The role of the IT Systems Specialist is to design, build and test IT solutions to meet business needs that are aligned to the agreed IT strategy and reference architecture, and work in conjunction with other IT colleagues and business teams within One Manchester to successfully transition into business and IT operations.
You’ll contribute to multiple IT and business led projects, and manage and deliver technical work packages, assist the solutions and Architecture lead and IT Manager in developing and maintaining the IT reference architecture to support the delivery of the IT strategy.
What we are looking for:
* Experience of working in similar roles within other organisations with complex IT services, several hundred users and multiple business critical applications.
* In-depth knowledge of housing management and related applications – especially Aareon QL, Aareon 1st Touch and DRS
* Experience of a major technology implementation and an understanding of relational database schemas, application layers, integration, and application delivery methods.
* Formal qualification in IT such as CITP
* Experience of working in an ITSM structured environment
* ITIL 4 Foundation or above
We own and manage over 12,000 homes in central, south and east Manchester. We have one purpose: to providegood quality homes, great services, and real opportunities for our customers and communities. Our role as a trusted Registered Provider of Social Housing goes well beyond putting people in safe and secure homes. That’s not to say it’s not one our key priorities, it’s simply one of the many things we do to help our customers live happy and fulfilled lives. We put people at the heart of everything we do. We’re constantly evolving as a business to ensure we’re supporting our customers and communities. We focus on improving our communities by offering a range of services, including employment opportunities, building new developments, and ensuring our customers have safe homes to live in.
We are transitioning to a culture where agile working will be a feature of many of our roles. We also try to support and promote a culture of flexible working where possible and practical. If you are interested in a role but require flexibility or part time hours, please give us a call and we can let you know if this can be considered for a particular role.
One Manchester strives for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We positively encourage applications for employment from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
In accordance with the aims of our Equality and Diversity strategy and organisational commitment to address the employment of underrepresented groups, One Manchester is operating 'the Rooney Rule'. This means that we aim to interview at least one ethnically diverse candidate for all roles. We will also interview at least one female candidate for all our roles within our trades and facilities teams where we experience an under representation