IT Manager

Department: Business Systems

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Reports To: Business Process Manager


Job Responsibilities:

  1. 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).
  2. Project management - to plan and manage IT projects to agreed timescales.
  3. Team management - to guide and mentor a team of 4 in their IT related roles.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. IT infrastructure - to ensure the IT infrastructure and personal devices support business requirements including business continuity.
  7. Supplier management – to work with key suppliers of IT applications and services to ensure systems and infrastructure meet business requirements. 
  8. 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.




  1. Educated to graduate level or a minimum A level or equivalent.
  2. 5+ years experience of ERP systems.
  3. Proven track record of project management of IT projects.
  4. Good knowledge of IT Infrastructures including connectivity, networks and security.
  5. Ability to work effectively in a high pressure and deadline driven environment.
  6. Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and a thorough and accurate approach to work.
  7. Excellent communication, presentation and organisation skills.
  8. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead the IT team.
  9. Resourceful and lateral thinking with a creative approach to tasks.
  10. Drive, ambition and enthusiasm to deliver results and progress within the organisation.


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


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

Please upload your CV at the Careers page of the Deta website, or send your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, Personnel Administrator, Deta Electrical, Panattoni Park, Luton Road, Chalton, Bedfordshire, LU4 9TT or email to [email protected]

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