Major Incident Manager Manager/ Incident Management Principal/ Specialist

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up to £200 per day

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Major Incident Manager Manager/ Incident Management Principal/ Specialist
N.B this role is not remote.
This role falls within IR35 so candidates will need to go through our preferred umbrella company.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Major Incident Manager Manager (who ideally has managed Incident Managers) /Incident Management Principal to join well established blue chip organisation based in Cambridgeshire.

As a Major Incident Manager Manager /Incident Management Principal you will:

Be responsible for the following:

Major Incident
• Leading a team managing and overseeing service restoration or impact reduction
(implementation of workarounds);

• Ensure timely Service Provider engagement (cross-tower, external, etc.);

• Provide consistent end-to-end outage and business communications to all levels of

• Act as escalation point for all internal and external resolver teams where
resolution ownership is disputed;

• Provide process guidance support for Major Incident response and resolution teams;

• Provide guidance and assistance to customer teams and 3rd party providers to ensure
a consistent approach to the Major Incident Management Process

• Collaborate with internal resolver teams and ITIL Services functions

• Effectively govern the Service Desk’s end to end incident management processes

• Pro-actively identify operational issues and trends and formulate plans to address
them as appropriate;

• Promote the Incident Management function and expand its capability to deliver value
to the business

• Monitor service levels, performance metrics and Key Performance Indicators

• Prepare and present statistical and analytical reporting with accompanying plans for
improvement where necessary

• Constantly drive service excellence, initiate and deliver service improvement plans
and firmly establish a culture amongst the team

• Provide a reliable escalation target for senior stakeholders and colleagues

• ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation (essential)

• ITIL v3 Intermediate (desirable)

• An understanding of the technologies involved in the provision of IT services in a
complex operating environment, especially highly available and resilient systems;

• A strong background in customer service and proven relationship management skills;

• Proficient communication skills liaising with senior stakeholders;

• Reporting on pro-active and reactive trend analysis;

• Reporting to all levels on summary and progress reports;

• Previous process embedding and maturation;

• Excellent organisational, analytical and problem solving skills

• Passionate, professional, with a proactive and a ‘can-do’ attitude at all times

• Confident in liaising with internal and external customers at all levels on a one-
to-one and group basis

• Perform to high standards whilst working under pressure and to deadlines

• Good time management skills in order to fulfil workload and meet customer SLA’s

• Good interpersonal skills – ability to liaise with personnel at all levels and adapt
style accordingly

So if you a Major Incident / Incident Management principal looking for your next exciting career move please apply now!

This role is contract initially with long term perm opportunities.

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