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Systems IT Lead

Business & Corporate Services

Finance, Audit

Tameside Council

Developments & Technologies

Employer: Greater Manchester Pension Fund - Tameside MBC
Location: Guardsman Tony Downes House, Droylsden

Working Pattern: Full Time, but part time may be possible
Working Hours: 36 hours per week
Contract Type: Full time

Salary: Grade G SCP 23 £27,741 – SCP 38 £32,234

Be part of our Systems & IT Maintenance team
We are looking for an enthusiastic and customer focussed individual to join our Systems & IT Maintenance team. This is a great opportunity for anyone who enjoys providing 2nd and 3rd line IT support to join a team who are passionate about delivering a high-level of service to pension fund members and internal users.
Key tasks include providing support to all users, performing system housekeeping routines, working to resolve faults or issues relating to hardware, software or network problems and liaising with supplier and contractors. In particular, to lead on developing, managing and maintaining our Microsoft 365 platform and its core applications.

You will need to have good IT skills and be able to support others with technical or complex areas of work. You will need to be a good problem solver, thorough and accurate in your work, and understand the importance that IT infrastructure has on our ability to deliver high standards of service.

About GMPF
The Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) is a regional pension fund that administers the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). It is run by Tameside MBC and is based in Droylsden.

GMPF is one of the largest pension funds in the country and is the largest LGPS fund in the UK. We have over 365,000 members, over 600 employers and last year paid out over £748 million in benefits. The Systems Maintenance & IT team is part of the Administration section. 130 employees currently work within the Administration section of the Fund.

The application process
The application process will involve both a test and an interview. More details about this will be provided if your application is successful.
This is a full time role.

For more information about GMPF in general please see our website at
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tasawar Haque on 0161 301 7267.

Ref: DPT218
Closing date: 26th January 2021
Interview Date: TBA

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