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Service Management Lead

Job Title: Service Management Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: perm
REF: PP/CK/ServiceLead_1611913255
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

I have an exciting opportunity to work as a Service Management Lead for a company with a fantastic office and working environment who are currently undergoing a major business transformation, underpinned by significant investment in their technology.

The Service Management Lead will lead the team which is the first response for our business services and ensures required SLAs are being met and drive continuous service improvement

Responsibilities of the Service Management Lead include:

  • Management of the Service Support function through clearly defined and agreed SLAs and KPIs for our business services.
  • Enable and champion a service culture that includes on-going service improvements relating to quality and end-user satisfaction.
  • Part of Major Incident Manager virtual team
  • Working alongside Business Applications Team to improve overall support services
  • Track major/recurring problems and hold teams to account for the performance of their services.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the business.
  • Drive continuous service improvement across business services

The successful Service Management Lead will have:

  • Proven experience in building and developing an existing Service function.
  • ITILv4 service management experience
  • Experience of establishing, implementing, and maintaining KPIs/ SLAs
  • Experience quantifying and analysing service performance.
  • Experience of problem and change management.
  • Experience of taking the lead in major incidents acting as the major incident manager
  • Experience of ITIL Application Support (specifically Service Life Cycle) and experience of implementing these principles in product-specific support.
  • Experience implementing and improving processes and procedure
  • A confident, positive and outgoing person with natural enthusiasm and the ability to be assertive when required
  • Be able to quickly build a rapport with people and develop strong relationships and have great listening skills
  • Have a passion for self-development and to proactively improve knowledge and learn from experiences
  • Highly organised with strong time management and planning skills
  • Have an innovative approach and inspire others to seek of ways to improve processes and efficiencies

To apply for the Service Management Lead please send your CV to

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