IT Manager

Department: Business Systems

Location Luton, Bedfordshire

Reports To: Business Process Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • ERP System - to support and develop the Iptor ERP system including sales and purchase order processing, inventory planning, stock management, warehouse management and system interfaces (EDI, parcel carrier integration, Phocas, document management).
  • Project management - to plan and manage IT projects to agreed timescales.
  • Microsoft 365 - to support and guide the development of the Microsoft 365 suite including Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, Office suite and other apps to achieve business requirements.
  • Additional core applications - to support and guide the development of the Product Information Management (PIM) system, Phocas sales analysis, Phocas CRM, InfoRouter document management and other applications required to meet business requirements.
  • IT infrastructure - to ensure the IT infrastructure and personal devices support business requirements including business continuity.
  • Team management - to guide and mentor the Business Systems team in their IT related roles.
  • Supplier management – to work with key suppliers of IT applications and services to ensure systems and infrastructure meet business requirements.
  • Management and communication – to report the status of IT systems and IT projects to Deta and group management and communicate IT matters to the business.

What we're looking for:


  • Educated to graduate level or a minimum A level or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience of ERP systems.
  • High level knowledge of IT Infrastructures including connectivity, networks and security.
  • Proven track record of project management of IT projects.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure and deadline driven environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and a thorough and accurate approach to work.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead the IT team.
  • Resourceful and lateral thinking with a creative approach to tasks.
  • Drive, ambition and enthusiasm to deliver results and progress within the organisation.?


  • Experience of Iptor ERP system.
  • Experience of IBM iSeries including operating system, CL, RPG, Query and SQL.
  • Experience of Microsoft 365.

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

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