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Technology Integration Manager

Inspired

Inspired

IT
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024
Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.

In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.

By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.

ROLE SUMMARY:

Inspired is a rapidly growing global education group with its Head Office located in Alfragide, Portugal, alongside one of our flagship Inspired Schools, PaRK International School. Committed to academic excellence, we are on a remarkable journey to shape the future of education on a global scale.

The Technology Integration Manager will act as the primary liaison between the Regional IT Manager and the schools within the region. This role focuses on digital transformation, project management, and the standardization of IT procedures across the schools. The ideal candidate will ensure the smooth deployment of new platforms, applications, and procedures, working closely with the Regional IT Manager to manage IT operations effectively and efficiently.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as the primary contact between the Regional IT Manager and local school IT teams.
  • Develop an understanding of schools' processes and operational needs.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with school leadership to improve technology use and efficiency.
  • Facilitate communication between schools and the Regional IT Manager, promoting synergies.
  • Oversee IT projects, ensuring targets are met on time, within scope, and budget.
  • Define and execute project plans in line with the Regional IT Manager's strategy.
  • Monitor and oversee IT support tickets for timely resolution.
  • Assist in managing regional IT infrastructure, including servers and networks.
  • Ensure compliance with group policies and standards in all IT operations.
  • Lead the standardization of IT procedures and best practices.
  • Manage onboarding and training for new digital platforms.
  • Support the Regional IT Manager in managing the IT budget and vendor relationships.
  • Provide guidance and support to field support technicians, ensuring they are equipped to handle day-to-day IT issues.
  • Identify training needs and opportunities for the team to enhance their skills and knowledge.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Strong project management skills in overseeing IT projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Experience in budget management and vendor relations.
  • Proficiency in data management and reporting tools.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Proven experience in IT project management and digital transformation.
  • Experience managing IT operations in a multi-site environment.
  • Familiarity with digital platforms and applications in education.
  • Based at the regional office with occasional regional travel.
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours for urgent issues.

Visit our careers site for more information; https://jobs.inspirededu.com