Desktop Manager

  • Job Reference: N6030-760S
  • Date Posted: 26 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Gregory Martin
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Desktop Manager


Our client is a highly successful global Aerospace company and are looking for a Desktop Manager / Endpoint Manager.  This is a newly created role located in Bournemouth but will include global travel initially and then on ad hoc basis. As Desktop Manager / Endpoint Manager you would be looking after our clients Laptops and Desktops estate.  You will be required to establish and maintain a global service providing endpoint builds, configurations, standards, application deployments and a strategic roadmap for the endpoint estate. Provision of a governance framework for managing the global desktop estate and overseeing the centrally managed tools and services to maintain consistent endpoint standards that also accommodate unique BU/site requirements. The successful candidate should have worked in a similar role working for a large company with various business units ideally globally.


Salary:  Highly competitive salary plus car allowance (£6.6K), bonus 15% and excellent benefits including 12% pension


As the Desktop Manager / Endpoint Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree qualified, preferably computer sciences related, or equivalent relevant experience

Extensive experience of managing complex global desktop environments

Domain expert in one or more IT technologies e.g. Windows O/S, SCCM, Antivirus products

Experience of leading technical teams and supporting similar environments


As the Desktop Manager / Endpoint Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

Develop and implement global configuration baselines and standards for the desktop environment

Development and deployment of SCCM and other tools for the global desktop environment

Ownership of application packaging, endpoint builds, software distribution and endpoint patching regimes

Define and report on OLAs and KPIs for the global service, including remediation of vulnerabilities

Coordinate testing and deployment of new/upgraded software tools and applications

Auditing and reporting of compliance status across the desktop estate

Manage the transition to a Virtual Desktop estate, where applicable

Managing centrally controlled desktop services including Anti-Virus, USB Control and Application Whitelisting, O/S builds and compatibility

Provide escalation and support services for regional End User Services teams

Define and maintain the standard hardware specifications/configurations for endpoint devices


Desktop Manager

Location:  Bournemouth, Dorset

Salary: Highly competitive salary plus car allowance (£6.6K), bonus 15% and excellent benefits including 12% pension