ICT Service Manager

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Bolton, Greater Manchester
20 Apr 2022
25 May 2022
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Job Title - ICT Service Manager

Team - Corporate ICT

Hours – 37 per week

Grade K, scp39 £43,570 to scp43 £47,665 per annum


About You and the Role

Are you an experienced vendor manager?  Do you relish managing complex and high value third party contracts?  Do you always champion the customer and settle for nothing less than excellent service delivery?  We may have your next opportunity!

We have a brand new job available, to become our ICT Service Manager at Bolton Council.  You will help create and maintain our ICT Servicing Strategy, establishing and performance-managing all third party ICT relationships managed by the CICT group.  You will balance your time securing the right delivery from our ICT vendors, with working internally across the Council to understand customer needs, responding to significant service requirements, and leading customer-related actions and communications related to change and problem management.

This is a role based in the Corporate ICT team, which is part of the Transformation division.  You will be reporting to the Head of Enterprise Technology.

You will need:

•           Proven experience in a large organisation at managing ICT Service Delivery from third parties.

•           Previous success at managing a KPIs regime through service delivery reviews, to promote the achievement of targeted performance levels.

•           Experience of contract negotiation and management.

•           To be at home with issue management.

•           To be comfortable with the management of financials and controls relating to third parties.

•           Superior communications skills.

•           Team spirit, tenacity, and focus on delivery!

About Us

Bolton is a great place to work. We are a welcoming organisation that wants to contribute to a place where people feel active, connected and prosperous.  The Council is based in various locations across the borough, including in the historic Town Hall in Bolton, which provides a modernised and superb work place.  These and other Council locations are open plan offices in the town centre, with nearby parking and access to excellent rail and bus networks.

Our team uses technology that enables them to work flexibly and efficiently, including when working remotely.

As an employer we want to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment, by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits, including discounts and exclusive gym membership prices and salary sacrifice schemes. In addition, we offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as access to employee support services and assistance programmes.

Ready to apply?   Then please click Apply, fill in the short application and upload your anonymised CV.  In your Supporting Statement, please summarise an example where you have tackled a major service issue impacting the entire organisation.  What was the problem, what was your response, and what were the outcomes?

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