IT Solutions Specialist (Change & Implementations)

One Manchester

Salary £37,967
Contract Permanent
Hours 35
Date Posted 23 / 06 / 22
Application Deadline
Location Manchester

Watch our communities grow. See the difference you can make in our city.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our IT Team for a Solutions Specialist to join us.

You’ll design, build and test IT solutions to meet business needs that are aligned to the agreed IT strategy and reference architecture; and work in conjunction with other IT colleagues and business teams within One Manchester to successfully transition into business and IT operations.

Contributing to IT and business led projects and change requests, you’ll help design and build new or changed IT systems applying change and release processes. We’re looking for someone to manage and deliver technical work packages and tasks and become a technical subject matter expert for projects as required.

With experience of working in similar roles within other organisations with complex IT services, several hundred users and multiple business critical applications, you’ll have experience of a major technology implementation and an understanding of relational database schemas, application layers, integration, and application delivery methods. Ideally, you’ll have In-depth knowledge of housing management and related applications – especially Aareon QL, Aareon 1st Touch and DRS and of administrating, supporting, and of developing the use of housing management and related systems. You must hold a formal qualification in IT such as CITP (e.g. Chartered IT professional) and ITIL 4 Foundation or above.

Ideally we’re looking for someone with a strong understanding of the housing sector and operational performance, that has a track record of influencing stakeholders in the decisions they make.

If we receive high levels of applications for the role, we may close the role early. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment.

One Manchester is an innovative provider of housing and community services. Formed in April 2015 from a historic merger between two of Manchester’s largest housing associations – City South and Eastlands Homes. In the subsequent two years the Group has achieved its initial merger aspirations and is now extending and expanding (doubling) its new homes programme across a range of tenures and locations. It currently owns and manages more than 12,000 homes in central, south and east Manchester.

One Manchester strives for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We positively encourage applications for employment from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We also seek to promote a culture of flexible working where possible and practical and applications from candidates seeking flexible and/ or part time working patterns will be considered. Going forward we will be transitioning to a culture where agile working will be a feature of many of our roles.

We are a Disability confident employer and we will work to ensure reasonable adjustments are in place where possible throughout the recruitment journey and into employment.

Please email if you have any queries on the above.