IT Service Desk Manager

Lookers plc
Altrincham, Cheshire
£28000 - £35000 per annum
10 Sep 2018
08 Oct 2018
Jenna Milligan
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Service Desk Manager,

IT Service Delivery

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Ref. req1316

Excellent earning potential

Market leading employee benefits

There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

About the role

As our IT Service Desk Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operation of client Services with line management responsibility for a Team Leader(s) and Service Desk Analysts.

As an IT Service Desk Manager you will be able to evidence a strong background of managing, mentoring and developing Service Desk teams within an ITIL aligned environment. You will also demonstrate a passion for customer services with a focus on delivering an innovative and outstanding customer experience across a broad user base (internal).

The IT Service Desk Manager's duties will include:

· Managing the E2E Incident Lifecycle, including successful delivery against core KPI's

· Owning the relationship with 3rd party vendors to deliver a seamless E2E Customer Experience

· Act as a component owner for Change Management and attend weekly CAB sessions and eCABs

· Deliver regular and meaningful 1-2-1's alongside an annual Performance Development programme

· Instill a culture of continuous service improvement and innovation

· Act as a point of escalation for the Business

· Regular engagement with the Business via Customer Satisfaction, temperature checks, Site Visits and Service Reviews

· Provide management reports on performance and trends

· Ensure the seamless delivery of new products and Services in to BAU

· Drive the adoption of Self Service solutions across the Business


· 3+ years experience managing people/teams in a fast paced IT environment

· ITIL v3 Foundation

· Proven track record in successfully delivering against targets/KPI's

· Experienced in Stakeholder Management

Why us...?

In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.

As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017.

Top Employer United Kingdom 2017If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.

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