Job Category: Information Technology

Manager Collaboration (BC)

Job Location: Parsippany, N.J.

NJ Based Company

Collaboration Services will lead the deployment of strategic initiatives, such as Office 365, architectural and strategically planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources. This position will benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems including but not limited to system performance, user experience and service delivery. This individual will manage all financial aspects of Collaboration Services, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review. This includes development of business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for Collaboration Services spending and initiatives, negotiating and administering vendor, outsource and consultant contracts/service agreements. S/He will develop and implement IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.

The Manager – IT Collaboration Services will lead the engineering, implementation, maintenance, development and upgrade of IT systems, including all products and services under Office 365. This role will collaborate with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations and service delivery while directing research on potential technology solutions in support of procurement efforts while keeping current with the latest technologies. S/He will oversee asset management for infrastructure hardware, software, and equipment. The Manager will lead the Collaboration Services team, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science and/or 5+ years related work experience as a leader. Strong technical knowledge of Office 365 which includes all products and services. Strong understanding of Active Directory, Azure AD Connect / ADFS, and Microsoft cloud identity management technologies. Demonstrated administrator knowledge of Microsoft on premise communications and collaboration systems (Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, OneDrive for Business). Proven experience in IT infrastructure planning and development. Strong leadership skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products as required. Ability to manage and create business cases and budgets.

Preferred Qualifications:
General knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures. Strong understanding of project management principles. Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language. Keen attention to detail. Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities. Exceptional customer service orientation. Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Please contact Brian Clark at bclark@clarkdavis.com

135K + Bonus

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