VACANCY - IT Manager

Full time – Office based

Carisbrooke Shipping are owners and managers of a fleet of dry bulk cargo vessels trading worldwide.

We are looking to recruit into our team a well-rounded, driven IT Manager based at our Head Office in Cowes, Isle of Wight.  The ideal candidate would have a great knowledge of Hardware, Networking, Server Software and have strong critical thinking skills to support the business.

Applicants should be self-motivated, confident, methodical, and possess good communication skills.  The role involves working closely with the Management Team to ensure the business functions effectively.

Specific duties include:

  • Smooth running of the company IT systems and providing technical support for day-to-day operations to the employees and vessels.
  • Managing business critical systems and applications and other IT Core infrastructure elements.
  • Assuring that IT activities are within the limits of applicable laws, codes and regulations.
  • Managing IT projects, agreeing costs and working to timescales.
  • Manage and reviewing security requirements of the network, data and its storage and communication systems.
  • Reviewing and negotiating for new airtime contracts & equipment including satellite communications systems onboard ships.
  • Developing and improving our systems.
  • Remotely accessing company computers to assist with IT issues installed onboard vessels.

Ideal candidate would have the following experience / knowledge / characteristics:

  • Excellent organisational, planning and project management skills.
  • Champion continuous improvements of systems and processes within the business.
  • Communicates issues in advance to prevent potential impacts.
  • Ability to define Data and Systems requirements.
  • An understanding of the shipping/maritime environment would be an advantage.

Competitive salary according to qualifications and experience, with a good benefits package offered after a qualifying period.

Apply to writing with a copy of your CV to:

HR Manager Lisa Straughton, email to:

Carisbrooke Shipping Limited, Bridge House, 38 Medina Road, Cowes, PO31 7DA,


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