IT Team Leader

  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Liverpool, UK
  • May 16, 2018
Full time Education Information Technology

Job Description

Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases.  Through the creation of effective links with governments, NGOs, private organisations and global institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

The IT Services department is recruiting an IT Team leader, who will be is responsible for supporting IT Users in solving computer problems, installing and maintaining computer storage, software and servers and working with the IT Team to create workable IT services. The IT Team Leader, in addition, will also contribute to and manage IT projects, create project plans for activities and develop communication flows to ensure that customers of IT services are continually updated with information relating to their work area. You will also advise the IT Management Team of issues affecting IT Services and colleagues on potential uses of existing and new technology as well as provide orientation to new users and provide server and storage resources to all staff and students. 

To be successful in the role, you must be educated to Degree level or equivalent with relevant professional qualifications and knowledge of backup services as well as Microsoft applications.  You must bring demonstrable experience of managing IT services within a complex business environment, of server management and installation and assisting in the implementation of major developments within an IT service. You will have proven expertise in the areas of PowerShell Scripting, server and storage troubleshooting, data storage management and administration of Office 365. Your skills in supervision, communication, organisation and time management are as essential as your ability to manage projects, learn new technologies, adapt change and commitment to continuous improvement.


Closing Date: 30th May 2018


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£28,098 to £32,548 per annum

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