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IT Systems Administrator (Part Time)

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IT Systems Administrator (Part Time - 10 hours per week)

The Works is a unique place to… well… work. We are a proactive and hardworking bunch. We’ve built an environment that’s busy, fast-moving and full of energy. Our atmosphere is welcoming, friendly and inclusive. If you are the kind of person who is as crafty, caring and can-do as we are, then this is the kind of culture for you.

The bit "About the Role"

To provide administrative support to the IT Team, maintaining asset databases, active reforecasting of IT contracts and leases and licences.  To track and reforecast costs, and extract performance and compliance statistics.

  • Set up and maintain contract database and forecast critical renewal points.
  • Initiate early go to market renewal of services to ensure sufficient time to complete bid and transition of services
  • Set up hardware and software asset database and coordinate activities to maintain these.
  • Checking IT billing and invoicing and assist in reforecasting.
  • Conduct control checks on systems admin activities across the team (eg evidence of service, PCI & security schedules)
  • Responsible for the Health & Safety actions for themselves and those under their instruction to ensure people are working safely and within the H&S guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Escalate Key decisions to your Line Manager/Executive Director/Sponsors as they arise

The bit "About You"

  • Excellent Excel skills, great at extracting and combining data sets
  • Excellent team player, flexible, responsive, takes ownership.
  • Highly diligent and comfortable working in the detail.
  • Good communications skills, able to deal with suppliers during bid and  changes processes.
  • Able to write simple macros.

What we will give to you…!

  • 25% discount off our products in store!
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) - pro rata for part time hours. 
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme to increase your annual leave entitlement.
  • Company pension contribution.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Free Car Parking.
  • Charity Giving - Pennies from Heaven and Give as you Earn.

Finally, the bit "About The Works"

We are people who do!

Here at The Works, we are building a working environment that’s fun, friendly, and supportive - all at the same time. It’s somewhere that’s designed for people who love getting busy, whether that’s helping customers, meeting new challenges, or building a rewarding career.

It’s a place for people who know how to roll their sleeves up, get creative, and put their passion and imagination to work…People who do!

We are the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. With over  500 stores nationwide together with a brilliant online store, we’re here to offer our customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality. You will find our stores in a huge and diverse range of locations; on high streets, in shopping centres, on retail parks, and as concessions (usually in garden centres). We are also one of the few value retailers with a full featured online store that helps our customers to shop how they want, when they want, 7 days a week.

Oh....and we are super proud  to be a Sunday Times 2020 Top 25 “Best Big Companies” to work for. 

It all means that we have built the kind of working environment that is the perfect place for people who love our products to build a career. It is somewhere you can put your proud and passionate, inclusive and accessible, confident and honest, fun and creative, and nimble and driven approach to work.

And if you can roll up your sleeves, get on with any job, and meet any challenge, it’s also somewhere you can thrive.

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