Manchester / Cheshire based Technical Support Consultant

Greystone are looking for a Manchester / Cheshire based Technical Support specialist to join its growing team of consultants. The candidate’s primary role will be day-to-day technical support and network administration of client’s IT networks as well as internal technical support of Greystone’s own systems.

Previous experience is required in a Windows-based network support / administration type role.

Role responsibilities include user support and coaching, user account management, client access permission management, desktop rollout, application installations and maintenance, software update installations, hardware / license auditing, server administration, creating and maintaining policy and support documentation.

The role will provide the right candidate with great training opportunities and the potential for progression in the technical support arena as well as higher level IT consultancy.


Candidate Profile:

  • A responsive attitude to customer support and a very strong work ethic are essential, along with the ability to work unsupervised in a dynamic environment.
  • Approachable and confident when working with all levels of customers.
  • The ability to manage clients and generate income for the company from new and existing clients is highly desirable.
  • Candidates should be based in Manchester / Cheshire and must hold a current driving license and own a reliable car or alternative means of getting to client premises.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Windows 7, 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • Active Directory
  • Desktop and network support
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data networking, TCPIP
  • Printer administration

Preferable Technical Skills:

  • Active Directory Group Policy
  • DHCP / DNS
  • MS SQL Server
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • MCTIP / MSCA qualified
  • Firewall / VPN
  • Mobile device management
  • SIP / VOIP Telephony
  • IT Security
  • Cloud computing (AWS, Azure)

Hours: Full time – 9am to 5:30pm with some reasonable out of hours’ work.

Location: Client sites in Manchester and Cheshire and home working.

Travel: A small amount of UK based travel should be expected.

Holidays: 25 days per year.

Remuneration: Salary negotiable depending on skill and experience.

Pension: A workplace pension scheme is available


Company Profile:

Greystone Consulting Limited is an established IT consultancy and service provider based in Manchester.  The areas of specialisation in the business are:

  • IT Support and IT Consultancy Services

Providing managed support and outsourced IT helpdesk services to businesses in the UK and Ireland.

IT consultancy and technical project management.

Cloud and Web hosting.

  • Software and E-commerce Development

Greystone has several software products which it markets and supports itself.  In addition to sales and support of these products it undertakes ad hoc development projects for clients.

Development and hosting of database driven web applications and web sites.

  • Management Consultancy services

Management and personal development coaching and training, keynote speaking and general business consultancy. 


Working Environment:

Greystone does not have an office base, instead employees work either from home or on client sites as necessary. Great emphasis is placed on individuals’ sense of responsibility and work ethics to ensure clients are well managed and supported.


Application: Please send your CV and covering letter to

No recruitment agencies.