IT Manager, Strategic Communications IT Manager, Strategic Communications …

Goodman Masson
in Rugby, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Negotiable
Goodman Masson
in Rugby, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European, and global level. This role holds the responsibility for streamlining, developing, and running an excellent set of IT systems to support the work of an international, remote-first team.

The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was founded in 2008 as a major philanthropic imitative to help tackle climate change by fostering the development of a low-carbon society at the national, European, and global level.

As towns, cities, and countries around the world declare climate emergencies, seas rise, forests burn, glaciers melt, increasing numbers of people take to the streets demanding urgent action and our societies begin to wake up what science has been saying for many years, there has never been a more important time to working on climate change.

The ECF'c strategic communications team is the outreach unit of the foundation. Its role is to act as a centre of expertise for communication on climate change and to play an active role in helping create more political, media, and public endorsement for action on climate change at an international, national, and sectoral level. Team members deliver strategic advice, communications, and outreach support to ECF's programmes and its grantees, and work as part of a global network of communications experts to enhance the public debate on climate change and its solutions more broadly.

This IT Manager position will be responsible for streamlining, developing, and running an excellent set of IT systems to support the work of an international, remote-first team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly driven professional who wants to deploy their technical and systems wizardry to a growing international team in a non-profit context.

Key responsibilities

  • Establishing systems to meet the day-to-day IT needs of a global team
  • Optimising and further developing an existing suite of online tools, including core email and internal communications systems, and other IT systems as needed, and advising on provision of hardware as needed
  • Ensuring IT support infrastructure is in place for team members
  • Overseeing auditing and strengthening of IT security for a global team, including training colleagues to improve their online security, working with or commissioning external consultants and security experts, and developing IT security best practice
  • Overseeing IT training and inductions to colleagues
  • Deploying new tools and systems that involve specific internal communications needs and managing pre-production environments
  • Overseeing an IT budget for the strategic communications team
  • Developing, maintaining and documenting robust systems and procedures

What do you need to apply for this role?

  • Strategic thinking and the ability to scope, design, and implement robust IT solutions for remote international teams
  • Service orientation and the ability to identify and articulate IT business needs in collaboration with colleagues
  • Good technical familiarity with configuring and deploying common online communications tool suites
  • A drive to innovate and streamline systems, and the ability to creatively solve problems
  • A significant interest in climate and the environment

Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.

 

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