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We are looking for an experienced IT Manager

Published: 01 July 2018

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This is a permanent full-time hands-on developer role and holds responsibility for the delivery of quality application developments and scripting the drive efficiency and quality throughout the firm. You will be working closely with the business to understand and capture business requirements, translate these into solutions and deliver high quality solutions into the law firm.

We are looking to recruit an IT Manager to join our expanding IT team. Your main responsibilities will be to develop and maintain the firm's case management, practice management and other software systems.

You will be working closely with the business to understand and capture business requirements, translate these into solutions and deliver high quality solutions into the law firm.

You will come with a diverse skill set and be prepared to work on Visualfiles, .NET, SQL and Visualfiles projects in line with business requirements. You will also have a strong knowledge of MS Office applications.

The primary focus of this position is to:


  • Develop and maintain the firm’s case management system Visualfiles and other applications the impact the operations of the firm
  • Develop and deliver key management information reporting
  • Analyse and recommend new processes/systems/software in order to continuously develop the firm’s systems functionality in line with IT Strategy
  • Promote and monitor adherence to best practice standards/appropriate methodologies
  • Provide guidance and support to internal users of the firm’s systems
  • Ensure technical issues are resolved as soon as possible and establish good communication channels between the firm and 3rd party suppliers

Desired Qualifications and Skills


  • Database development/management within a changing environment
  • Application ownership
  • Workflow and Integration development
  • Data Analysis – MI and reporting
  • Ability to organise and mentor small project teams
  • Good analytical and planning skills
  • Skilled or willing to learn Visualfiles, SOS, .NET and SQL
  • Previous experience with web technology such as HTML and Java Script
  • Knowledge of working within a Law firm environment


What is it like working at PDT Solicitors?


Our staff are our greatest asset. You will be engaged in a supportive, collaborative and inclusive culture, where we are committed to looking after each other and supporting each other in the work we do. Our family atmosphere and close support network will allow you to be bold and brave in your work, develop your skills and thrive in your role.

We will keep you engaged with regular staff activities and events, and will attend a monthly company meeting where you can share your successes with your colleagues.


We are based in Horsham, West Sussex. Our newly refurbished, modern offices are within walking distance of Horsham train station that has great connections into London and the south coast. Horsham is a beautiful town, with many shops and café’s, as well as a large park.

If you are looking to progress your career at one of Sussex’s leading Law firms, send your CV and cover letter to James Clewlow.

The content of this webpage is for information only and is not intended to be construed as legal advice and should not be treated as a substitute for specific advice. PDT Solicitors LLP accepts no responsibility for the content of any third party website to which this webpage refers.

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