Unified Communications Team Leader
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Overview
Technology
Full Time
Closes 26/01/22
Manchester
Full Time
Closes 26/01/22
Who we are looking for
A Unified Communications Team Leader who will lead a team of technical engineers to design, maintain, service and improve all messaging and collaboration systems on premise and in the cloud.

The Unified Communications Team maintain email security, email filtering, external message hygiene, IP reputation management, on premise and cloud email platforms, archiving, telephony, instant messaging and conferencing services.

You will play a critical role in managing the team to ensure all platforms and systems remain operational 365 days a year.

As a Team Leader, you will manage all work within the team, understanding each work package and scheduling work on a resource plan while providing weekly updates. You will remain current with technology trends and manage a technology roadmap in line with the business requirements.

You will work closely with team members to support and implement the correct solutions and provide coaching and training when required.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Experience and knowledge of Unified Communication technology.
Extensive experience working within technology.
Demonstrable experience managing a technical team.
Strong analytical and documentation skills.
Understanding of ITIL framework and best practice.
Experience in managing people, processes, projects and technology.
Strong stakeholder management and ability to collaborate with people from different disciplines.
Ability to motivate and lead a team while being passionate about delivery.
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Main Responsibilities
Reviewing new and current technology with the team and presenting service improvements.
Ensuring all team accountabilities are understood.
Managing all changes to identify risk and operational impact ensuring all change management processes are followed.
Overseeing and ensuring that all project work and small works are completed within a timely manner.
Maintaining an up to date resource plan ensuring work is scheduled and planned.
Managing all incidents, problems and changes in line with our ITIL framework ensuring all SLAs and KPIs are not breached.
Maintaining and creating new process documentation to support the team while ensuring all documentation for service continuity, incident response plans and technical diagrams are kept up to date and maintained.
Conducting regular one to ones ensuring agreed processes are understood and followed.
Reviewing and identifying technology areas to improve.
Driving forward training requirements and creating training plans, while mentoring and coaching team members.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Manchester
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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