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Job Title:  Senior Manager, IT Infrastructure and Operations

Req ID:  16191
Job Category:  Information Technology
Country:  GB
State:  DER
City:  Derby
Zip:  DE65 5EH

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Senior Manager, I.T. Infrastructure and Operations EMEA is HIGHLY SKILLED in all areas of I.T. leadership, personnel management, project leadership, support guidance, finance, strategy development, and impact of I.T. Operations on business operations


The Senior Manager, I.T. Infrastructure and Operations will be responsible for managing an EMEA based organization consisting of sub departments and 15+ team members.  This individual is responsible for operational initiatives and works with I.T. leadership for long-term strategic decisions.  Responsible for developing and coaching his / her team of direct reports and continuously improve efficiencies with their soft and technical skills. Identifying growth potential of internal employees for further advancement. Which includes the creation of both development and succession plans.  Responsible to build a strong, talented team to implement solutions and maintain business operations.

Duties - cont'd

Project Leadership and Management - 50%


  1. Develops and maintains IT strategy and ensure they align consistently with the overall STERIS plan.
  2. Manages a team of GENERALLY, HIGHLY and EXPERT SKILLED employees.
  3. Manages EMEA based reports in both a direct and indirect matrix based organization. May also be responsible for manager led sub-departments


People Management - 30%


  1. Fosters and maintains a engaging team and company atmosphere.
  2. Provides regular feedback and coaching to his/her tam including on an individual (one-on-one) basis.

IT Strategy - 20%


  1. Works with management to develop IT strategy and ensure they align with the overall STERIS business plan.
  2. Makes presentations to management regarding I.T. strategy, projects and budget performance.

Required Experience

  1. Extensive experiance managing a technical I.T. team responsible for infrastructure and operations.
  2.  technical full-time experience or equivalent on the job training is required.
    1. System and application administration with Microsoft and Cisco required.
    2. System support for client/server hardware platforms, Dell, HP, Lenovo. Dell/HP preferred.
    3. Implementation and support of wide area networks – MPLS, VPLS, VoIP or equivalent.
    4. System and application support for Microsoft client/server platforms required.
    5. Visual Basic and Batch scripting required (PowerShell preferred).
  3. At least ten years in application/system technologies. Microsoft, Dell, McAfee, Citrix, VMware, Cisco preferred.



STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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