Operations Manager (IT/WIFI)

Location : Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, England
Job Ref : AR234
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : IT, Internet
Salary : £35k - 40k per year


AR234 – Operations Manager (IT/WIFI)

Location: Kirkby Mallory, Leicester

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + Car


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Operations Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

Working for a company who specialises in providing short term internet, telecoms, Wi-Fi and CCTV services to events, festivals, broadcasters and productions.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The role is one of co-ordination and planning, with responsibilities to ensure that events and contracts are delivered to the customer’s expectations.
  • Oversee, manage, and implement the installation of Wi-Fi/telecoms/CCTV to short term events
  • Deliver a project within a set time
  • Working closely with the Sales Director and the Head of IT.
  • Recruit and train new subcontractors.
  • Taking calls at weekends and out of hours will sometimes be required.
  • A mixture of home working and office working is standard, although at first the role will be office based due to training and building familiarity with systems.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High level IT and network management skills, especially the ability to identify and resolve problems on event/festival sites.
  • Man management skills to co-ordinate both sub-contractors and colleagues.
  • Project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to delegate effectively, and to work within a budget.
  • Flexibility and interpersonal skills to handle the occasional stressful situation.
  • Willingness to spend some nights away from home in a hotel – sometimes at short notice.


  • Understanding of internet service provision.
  • Some experience of the Mikrotik operating system.
  • It is assumed that the successful applicant will have a good understanding of IPV4 Network addressing.

Location: Kirkby Mallory, Leicester

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + Car

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