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Service Manager

Job Title: Service Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: PP/CK/ServiceManager_1522237389
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

SERVICE MANAGER required to work for a telecommunications company based in Berkshire.

The Service Manager will be responsible for delivering and continuously improving Network Services commitments through seamless integration of Service Lifecycle from Design to Delivery.

Working with relevant Stakeholders the Service Manager will lead the identification, business validation and implementation of tactical and strategic improvements in Network Services Outcomes enabling Customer Experience, Network and Financial Performance improvements ensuring the correct level of service, at the 'right' cost and on time in line with Business needs.

Responsibilities of the Service Manager will also include:

  • Governance and SLA management, ensure Network Services Outcomes remain valid and above agreed levels (SLA's and WLA's)
  • Ensure seamless integration across all Service Design, Transition, Delivery & other Stakeholders ensuring operational requirements are considered and implemented to protect Network Services Outcome SLA's, Quality and specifically end-Customer Experience.
  • Matrix management for unilateral deliverables.
  • Develop and fortify the relationships and continue to improve Shareholder Engagement.
  • Attend relevant Governance Meetings as the Network Services Outcome responsible person.
  • Report and progress areas of operational improvements for the managed Service contracts.
  • Be the point of operational escalation
  • Productivity and Efficiency Management - Cost efficiency baseline, identify levers, drivers to delivery operational improvements.
  • Work with the Business Relationship Manager and Virtual Teams to define and deliver strategic evolution plans.
  • Focus on identification of, and leading where appropriate, strategic Projects to deliver strategic Network Services improvements.

The successful Service Manager will have:

  • Experience of delivering Outcome based Services in a telecommunications Operator or MSP organisation.
  • Experience of indirect management of large teams.
  • Experience in a Managed Service Environment.
  • Must have a strong understanding and demonstration of Service Management.
  • ITIL knowledge

To apply for the Service Manager please send your CV to

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