Service Operations Manager - Northern Region

  • Flexible

    Luton, United Kingdom

    Hanover, Germany

    Rijswijk, Netherlands

    Ostend, Belgium

  • 67643

  • Digital & Technology

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • Dependent on Local Contract

We’re looking for a skilled and experienced Service Operations Manager to ensure that the quality of IT services meets the needs of our business, taking accountability for ensuring platform/service stability and rapid incident response and for continuous improvement in the overall operational maturity.

 

ABOUT THE JOB:

As a Service Operations Manager, you are accountable for overseeing major incidents in the Northern Region, including coordination of all teams and capabilities required to resolve the incident.

 

You will be responsible for incident and problem management, including being part of an on-call rota for out of business hours major incident management. You will collaborate closely with other Service Operations Managers across TUI to coordinate cross-domain incident response.  You will be responsible for issuing timely and accurate communications in these situations to stakeholders, business teams, other domains and business partners whilst enabling the relevant delivery teams to maintain full ownership of incident resolution.

 

You will be working collaboratively with your colleagues in the Service Operations Management community within and across domains and with stakeholders in the wider business to cover each other and continuously raise the maturity and efficiency of inter-domain service operations capabilities.

 

You will work closely with all stakeholders to review and report on operational performance, SLAs and KPIs. Being passionate about operational excellence and service performance, with a strong DevSecOps mindset and focus on customer outcomes and experience, you will effectively engage with teams, develop a good understanding of their context and the challenges. You will drive continuous improvement of teams’ operational performance and stability of their services. In collaboration with the SRE and DevSecOps community, you will contribute to the operational management strategy for services across domains, leading (where applicable) strategic initiatives and embedding a culture of continuous improvement.

 

You will use your excellent operational, facilitation and coordination skills as well as your internal network to ensure all domains have an effective operational and incident management capability. You will enable and champion a service culture that includes on-going service improvements relating to quality and end user satisfaction. For this you will support the definition and agreement of operational SLAs and KPIs for all services within domains as well as the design and implementation of service models for new services and products, including transition activities. You will track major and recurring problems and ensure root cause analysis to happen and appropriate actions are taken as a result.

 

You will have a broad and varied technical understanding of applications, infrastructure and critical services. You will be well connected with key SMEs, teams and technology stakeholders to be able to maintain awareness of key changes originating from the domains’ delivery teams and to assist during incident response as required.

 

ABOUT YOU:

  • Experience of building and developing an existing Service Operations function
  • ITILv4 or equivalent service management experience at scale
  • Strong communication skills with a proven track record of engaging senior technology and business stakeholders
  • Strong experience in problem, change and incident management in an agile context
  • Familiarity with ITIL Application Support (specifically Service Life Cycle) and experience of implementing these principles in product specific support
  • Understanding of / experience with DevSecOps ways of working and SRE practices
  • Aspiring to a culture of service excellence: always putting the customer, our colleagues and our business at the centre of everything
  • Experience of establishing, implementing and maintaining KPIs/ SLAs across multiple teams
  • Experience quantifying and analysing performance of operational and incident management processes and data
  • Hands on experience delivering/supporting enterprise-scale digital cloud services
  • Experience implementing and improving processes and procedures
  • Experience in managing a small team
  • Passionate about continuous improvement
  • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with good collaboration
  • Open minded, inquisitive, life-long learner
  • Security is part of everyone’s job. At TUI, we practise secure behaviours first in everything we do.

ABOUT OUR OFFER

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme and life assurance 
  • Generous holiday entitlement & holiday discounts
  • Forward thinking ways of working
  • TUI time off, purchase of additional holiday entitlement
  • Excellent rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers

 

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If you require any further information regarding this opportunity, please email recruitment@tui.co.uk

Do you have any questions regarding this job offer? Get in touch!


James Edwards

Email: James.edwards@tui.co.uk

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