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RedR UK is seeking a proactive, flexible and highly organised IT and Facilities Coordinator

The role of the IT and Facilities Coordinator is to lead on the development of RedR’s IT infrastructure and maintain good quality training and office facilities. The role has the following main functions: to ensure the organisation has a strong global IT and telecoms infrastructure, taking advantage of appropriate latest technology developments to give staff and trainees good quality IT tools to fulfil their tasks; to manage the Office and Facilities to ensure the offices and training facilities provide a good quality working and training environment.

The IT infrastructure has been developed over the last three years to move all applications and software to cloud based solution, to keep up with latest advances and reduce the reliance on the onsite servers.  This should be an exciting role for a driven individual to implement the final stages of our move to the cloud; understand the information storage requirements of colleagues and work with them to implement the best solutions; and seek out further developments that would assist the work of colleagues and the organisation as a whole.

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For the successful candidate RedR UK will be able to offer:

  • 23 paid annual leave days per annum, rising by 1 day for each year of service completed.
  • The opportunity to work for a fantastic disaster relief organisation that helps many disadvantaged people.
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Flexible working hours

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • Excellent familiarity with IT systems and network administration particularly in Office 365 environment
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office packages with the ability to coach colleagues on use
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to liaise confidently with various different stakeholders
  • Numerate with the ability to manage and monitor tight budgets, evaluate quotes and check invoices
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience of facilities or premises management to include telecoms, equipment, liaising with contractors, leases.
  • Ability to work effectively on a variety of tasks, to tight deadlines, with minimal supervision
  • Proactive with a problem-solving approach to challenges
  • Flexible and adaptable approach as part of small central support staff team
  • Commitment to the humanitarian sector.

Desirable

  • IT or business qualifications would be useful and evidence of short course training in IT highly desirable
  • Project Management experience
  • Understanding of good practice in health and safety in an office environment

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how your experience matches the personal specification to hr@redr.org.uk. Applications close at midnight on Sunday 30th June 2019. Interviews will be held as soon as possible. 

The successful candidate will be required to confirm that he/she has the right to live and work in the UK before the post can be taken up. 

Please also note that due to limited resources, we will only be able to contact shortlisted applicants

Vacancy information

Location
London
Contract
6 months fixed term with possibility of extension to permanent
Salary
£29,650
Closing date for applications
30 June 2019
Interviews to take place
ASAP
Start date
ASAP