IT Service Manager
Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, enabling users and their businesses. Our Global FTSE 250 business is as much about people as it is about technology. We get to know our customers, so we can respond to their needs – join us as a Service Manager based in Heathrow and we’ll get to know you as a person, not just an employee, so we can understand your interests and ambitions.
The UK Services team are responsible for managing the in life contracted services to all our customers. We engage directly with our customers to ensure Computacenter delivers on our contractual commitments, whilst ensuring our services are aligned to meet our customers’ business needs. Driving continual improvement and operational efficiency is a constant focus of the team and we do this by leveraging the best practice and capability within our shared services factory.
You will be part of a friendly UK Services team based on site for one of our prestigious customers, responsible for finding practical solutions to IT problems. You will be responsible for ensuring all in scope services (Service Level Management Reporting) are delivered wholly, against contractual obligation, also for working with our virtual teams to pro-actively add value to the customer in the supply chain space. The Service level Manager will provide support to the Service Management team associated to the customer contract and to the wider Computacenter Service Management community, where necessary.
We’re also looking for someone who is part qualified with the relevant professional qualification and has experience of managing a team of non-technical and technical staff, as well as a good knowledge of relevant functional systems and experience in developing best practice policies and procedures for functional areas. Service Manager’s provide an advisory role within a specialist area to the peer group, customers and if applicable direct reports, participate in and co-ordinate projects relevant to specialist area, manages, develops and coaches a team of staff and implements performance management solutions where required. You will be expected to adopt Computacenter’s best practice and service offerings to ensure consistency of service and also act in accordance with CC’s Information’s Security Policies and report any potential or actual Security events or other security risks to the organisation.
The Ideal Candidate
Ours is a dynamic environment in which colleagues are supportive and managers inspiring. In return we need someone who is able to ensure that contracted services are delivered in accordance with SLA targets, ability to understand, implement and manage contractual service obligations between Computacenter and its customers, relationship building with senior members within Computacenter – gaining trust and confidence internally. Ability to handle difficulties, performance problems and conflict between functional teams, produce regular and ad-hoc service achievement reports ensuring adherence to standards.
We’ll give you recognition for a job well done and the chance to take responsibility from managing lines of budget/ P&L to maintaining spend in line with budgetary limitations as well as establishing productive relationships and networks at an operational level to build and maintain customer relationships. We’re looking for someone who can live up to our reputation for delivering on promises – someone who can solve problems creatively to get the job done.
Competitive + Attractive Benefits package
Based - Heathrow / London
About the Company
We advise customers on their IT strategy; implement the most appropriate technology from a wide range of leading vendors and manage their technology infrastructures on their behalf. At every stage we make our customers’ businesses sharper by removing cost, complexity and barriers to change across their IT infrastructures.
Our corporate and government clients are served by offices across the UK, Germany, France, the Benelux countries, Spain and South Africa. We also serve our customers’ global requirements through our extensive partner network.
Key facts about Computacenter
Computacenter is Europe’s leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services & solutions
Our focus is on corporate and government organisations, typically of from 500 to 10,000 employees, and large enterprises of 10,000 or more employees.
Over 12,000 staff employed across the Group with 4100 working in the UK. 2017 adjusted profit before tax was £106.2 million, up from £86.4 million in 2016. Revenues of £3.79 billion an increase from £3.25 billion on the previous year.
Over 70% of Computacenter’s Group revenue comes from services, software, and sales of enterprise products such as servers and connectivity/networking technology
Achieve great things - for yourself, our customers and our business
At Computacenter we win together by making sure all our people have the autonomy to get things done and to find excellent solutions for our customers.