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Service Desk Manager - Professional Services

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    IT Support, IT Manager, IT Service Management, IT Services

  • Salary:

    £450 - £550 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Henry Brownlow

  • Contact email:

    henry.brownlow@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    79439_1663856971

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 month initial

  • Expiry date:

    2022-11-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Service Desk Manager - 6 month initial - London based (Hybrid working) - £450 to £550 per day - Inside IR35 - Professional Services

This contract presents an opportunity for a Service Desk Manager to join a London based strategic advisory firm, operating in an inclusive & supportive environment. The Service Desk Manager will provide strong leadership to the support teams & will be responsible for making sure the teams are providing a high level of service to the wider business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day hands on management of London based service teams

  • Making sure all requests are responded to within a timely manner and resolved with a high level of quality

  • Helping to align the service desk with ITIL

  • Overseeing the JML process for successful onboarding of all new employees

  • The appraisal, mentoring and development of the service team members

  • Management and improvement of key service processes and raising of our standards

  • Reporting on the performance of the service teams and providing metrics

  • Managing and organising equipment in line with our asset management processes

  • Supplier management with all of our 3rd party suppliers and partners

  • Contributing to the development of our overall service strategy

Skills:

  • Previous experience in a Service Desk Manager role

  • Good understanding of ITIL processes with knowledge to implement

  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft O365 and Active Directory

  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Azure and Intune

  • Technical knowledge of Azure and cloud computing

  • Audio and video conferencing tools and technologies such as Zoom and Teams

  • Good understanding of Security principles

  • Vendor and supplier management