IT Manager

Position:IT Manager Location:Aberdeen Salary:Competitive

Churchill Drilling Tools is a specialist oilfield service company that innovates performance enhancements for the industry. We are best known for our patented dart activated systems, but we also have many other unique technologies that improve performance and safety. Numerous operators rely on our service backed products to complete their projects, which are delivered from our regional hubs in Houston, Aberdeen, Qatar and Abu Dhabi. We run a continuous process of product and application innovation and therefore need motivated professionals to join our dynamic teams and support our growth. Churchill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an entrepreneurial work environment, with professional development, challenging careers, and very competitive compensation. 

A vacancy has arisen in our Aberdeen office for an IT Manager. 

This is a 'Hands On' role with responsibility for the day to day operational performance and security of IT applications and infrastructure across our four main international locations. As our Company continues to develop and grow, we are looking for an experienced individual who can support us on our digital transformation journey.

The IT Manager is the first point of contact and senior resource for the IT department and reports directly to the CEO.

The successful candidate will have several years experience working in a busy IT department, have a proven track record of project management and general Management experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of the IT Department and associated budget
  • Running the IT Help Desk
  • Management and development of IT staff
  • Cloud Administration - data centre/Azure
  • Management of the Server and Network Infrastructure
  • Assessment and management of data and infrastructure security
  • Procurement and maintenance of all IT Equipment
  • Software Implementation - including identification of appropriate software, installation, roll out and training
  • Vendor Management
  • Updating internally developed applications on Azure
  • Preparing reports for the CEO and Board as and when required
  • Developing and maintaining the Company Sharepoint site
  • Ensuring all technical department policies and documentation are correct and up to date
  • Management and provision of Windows Server infrastructure
  • Reviewing and testing disaster recovery procedures



  • Degree in Computing or equivalent
  • ITIL Certification (desirable)
  • PRINCE2 or similar Project Management qualification (desirable)


Essential Technical Skills:

  • Management and provision of Windows Server Infrastructure
  • Active Directory
  • Group Policy
  • DNS, DHCP. Networking
  • Azure Active Directory
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Citrix Administration
  • Cisco/ Meraki Management and configuration 
  • Avaya IP Phone system management
  • Office 365 
  • Windows 10
  • Knowledge of ITIL
  • Knowledge of JAMF or other similar MDM system


Desirable Technical Skills:

  • Power BI Dashboard and report creation and management
  • Application development using C# / ASP. Net Webforms/ MVC 5
  • MSSQL Database querying using SQL
  • Sharepoint administration
  • Knowledge of Syrinx, Sage 200, Q-Pulse would be advantageous


As well as having the essential technical skills listed above, the successful candidate will:

  • Be able to communicate with staff at all levels of the business
  • Have strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Have the ability to work with others to gather requirements and translate these into technical requirements
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

To be considered for this position - please apply here.