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Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Havant, GB

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Support Functions

IT Solutions Manager

At Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings we enhance the business of our customers by providing integrated systems, packages and products that offer lifecycle efficiency, decreased costs and reduced risks through the provision of reliable and environmentally sustainable products.


As IT Solutions Manager, you will be responsible for the full lifecycle management of IT services and solutions as well as documentation security validation and maintenance within Seals and Bearings (UK) business. This newly-formed role offers the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to support the business through IT transformation and the autonomy to shape and scope solutions and processes.


You will be employed on a permanent, full-time basis and will be based out of our site in Havant, Hampshire United Kingdom.



What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Ensure all documentation is sourced, prepared and maintained
  • Maintenance of E2E diagrammatic architecture
  • Maintaining IT infrastructure, ensuring compliance, consistent availability and efficiency
  • Improving infrastructure
  • Network Storage and Virtualisation Daily management, as well as supporting the maintenance of virtual infrastructure
  • Active Directory/ Group Policy Maintenance, configuration and enforcement of Group policies
  • Keeping systems up to date, working with external providers
  • Regular security monitoring
  • Exchange Server and Email administration
  • Overseeing user rights (inputting new, deleting redundant)
  • Providing helpdesk reports and backup administration
  • Managing inventory of software licences and offering PC support to employees


What do we expect from you?


  • Proven experience of maintaining IT infrastructure
  • A good understanding of LAN, WAN & Wireless architecture
  • Strong Microsoft Server, AD and virtualisation skills
  • IT Manager level looking for a diverse role that mixes hands-on systems administration, technology implementation and projects with advanced tech support
  • Pro-active and independent individual with a team player attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to influence and interact with main stakeholders in the business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English
  • The job is offered subject to successfully obtaining security clearance. Any applicants must hold a British Passport or be eligible to hold one and have resided in the UK continuously for the last 5 years.


What we offer you


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. 


Please be aware that many roles working for Wärtsilä UK Ltd will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.



Last application date: 13th June 2020

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com


Please be aware that due to the current COVID-19 situation, our application and interview process may take a bit longer than usual. We will be in touch as soon as possible to update you on the status of your application.