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Manager, IT End User Services
Location
Waterloo, Ontario
Job Status
Permanent, Full-Time

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations within the Service Desk environment.  This includes escalation, workflow, and process execution.
  • Provide 1st level Incident / Request management support to IT end-users, having particular emphasis and focus on first call/level resolution.
  • Acts at a 2nd tier problem solving expertise to address, identify root cause, and resolve problems
  • Provide assistance to the Manager in the daily operational activities management of the Service Desk, including team mentoring, change guidance, performance, and service delivery.
  • Accountable and responsible for the monitoring and alerting to key service impacting situations; includes appropriate IT and business escalation management.
  • Active participation (and/or lead) in the building and implementation of Service Desk operational and service processes.
  • Accountable to Service and Operational Level agreements between the business and IT.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight (8) years in IT
  • Two (2) years in a senior technical customer service capacity.
  • Core certification should include ITIL v3 Foundations and/or HDI Help Desk Analyst.
  • ITIL Practitioner/Service Manager or Microsoft certifications a strong asset.
  • Strong communications (written, verbal, presentation) and negotiation skills and experience with conveying complex, technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with focus and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively mentor and coach less senior staff with respect to IT service issues, technologies, processes and considerations.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with ITIL IT service management processes.  Should have specific experience working within Incident, Problem, Change, Service Level, and Service Desk competencies.
  • Strong experience with enterprise IT Service Management service systems, with particular emphasis on call management, analytics, performance management, escalations, and process integration. Experience with ServiceNow would be preferred.
  • Strong-to-expert knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Windows desktop platforms (Windows 7, 10) and Microsoft productivity applications (Office 2010, 2016, Skype For Business, Sharepoint

How to Apply

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