IT Manager – HARP

IT Manager – HARP

Salary Grade: Point 32, £35,744 rising incrementally to Point 36, £39,880 pro rata
Hours: Part Time (28 Hours / 4 Days per week)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southend-on-Sea

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

HARP is a growing Southend-on-Sea based charity working to prevent homelessness and help vulnerable and socially excluded people to transform their lives. Each day our staff and volunteers work with individuals to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness, such as poor mental health or drug and alcohol dependency. From supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to over 1,000 lives every year.

We are recruiting an IT Manager to support our Charity in Southend. Reporting to the Director of Fundraising & Communications, and working alongside the IT Technician, this key role oversees the provision of IT systems across all areas of the Charity.

If you have experience of managing a fast paced IT helpdesk or support service, good communication skills, and a passion for developing and maintaining IT systems, we would love to hear from you. Your skill and experience will have a direct impact in helping local people overcome homeless for good.

Closing date: 17th December 2020 (noon)

Shortlisting: 18th December 2020

Interview date: 7th January 2021 (online via Zoom)

HARP will provide you with support and training to carry out your role effectively, and to develop your career. Our benefits package includes 25 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension, and a Death in Service Benefit. HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will be required to make a contribution.

The application form can be downloaded from our website at and clicking on the tab ‘Work with HARP’ and then ‘Careers’. The completed application should then be posted or emailed to Clive Franceschi ( at HARP Head Office, Dencora Court – 4th Floor, Tylers Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 2BB.

For further information and an informal chat about the positions please contact Stephen Mansfield, Director of Fundraising and Communications, on 01702 415 833.
Please quote Ref: IT1.

Charity No: 1098126 Registered Provider of Social Housing no.4742
HARP is an Equal Opportunities Employer