DV Cleared Service Delivery Manager

Location
City of London
Salary
£450 - £550 per day
Posted
07 Mar 2017
Closes
04 Apr 2017
Ref
JVO0068
Contact
Jenny VonOldenskiold
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Contract

Role Profile:

We have a high priority challenge to develop a key business capability that will build upon, refine and expand existing capability with additional finance, people and technical resource. With an 8 figure budget and c.50 staff in the portfolio, this work will deliver across all core areas of the business.

The team exhibits high energy and a desire to truly understand the needs to the stakeholders and a drive to overcome challenges to get things done. We're developing innovative solutions and technologies to address the fundamental business requirements; making information accessible and available.

Summary of Position:

As part of this critical IT transformation programme, we require an experience Service Delivery Manager to create, plan and implement an effective IT support model. This will involve analysing the existing landscape of systems and networks along with the incumbent supply base, identifying support requirements for the future target architecture and then creating options for support that effectively transition from current to future state.

The Service Delivery Manager will work initially to the Delivery Manager (technology transformation), but will be expected to build relationships with a variety of internal and external support stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 1st - 3rd line support models
  • Service Level metrics (incident priority categorisation, response times, out-of-hours support etc) and availability reporting
  • Incident management and escalation processes
  • Change and release management support
  • Knowledge of/ trained in ITIL

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Track record in delivery of fit for purpose support frameworks
  • Good general knowledge of IT systems and networks
  • Good analytical and planning skills to ensure that support requirements are effectively implemented and managed
  • ITIL and other operational frameworks and methods

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Attributes:

  • Experience of working in an IT Live Service, project delivery environments with good customer relationship management
  • Good understanding of IT provision
  • Proven ability to show initiative in proposing and implementing new processes and techniques
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written are required in dealing with management, staff, customer and potentially 3rd parties at all levels
  • Ability to identify risks and balance their mitigation with business impact