Incident Manager - Remote and Gothenburg, Sweden - English…

Company: Octopus Computer Associates
Job type: Other

Incident Manager - Remote and Gothenburg, Sweden - English speaking

(MIM, Incident Manager, Incident Management, ITIL, Change Management, Problem Management)

One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for an Incident Manager.

For this role you can initially work remotely, but once the COVID restrictions have been lifted you will need to be based onsite in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Please find some details below:

About the role:

Major Incident Manager drives high critical/severe critical incidents to resolution for the customer. Contacting, liaising and driving the applicable stakeholders for each such incident.

The MIM also provides a timely Major Incident report, contributes to Problem investigations, provide updates to customer and company stakeholders as per agreements.

The Major Incident Manager has the ability/requirement to see the bigger picture and advice resolvers during incident as to what could be checked/considered.

The MIM also has a responsibility towards the customers IMOC, who represent the customer

Exec Managers and to ensure they are up to date as to the progress of the incident. The MIM would also ensure that any applicable incident is also escalated/raised to the next level as required (in collaboration with IMOC). The MIM can have a varied background, however will have knowledge and experience from the following areas; senior level Incident Management or Recovery Management skills from a global large scale complex multi-platform environment and knowledge of ITIL processes, with strong crisis management/problem solving skills and experience of managing senior stakeholders as well as understanding support systems and processes required for a leading global company.

Role Description

- Responsible for driving, managing and co-ordinating the response to all Major and High priority incidents for the customer

- Ensure that all incidents are resolved promptly and efficiently and services restored as quickly as possible

- Responsible for clarifying the priority of incidents in order to execute the correct level Incident Management or Major Incident Management Process.

- Responsible for clear, accurate and punctual/timely communications to internal stakeholders and resolver teams

- Responsible for chairing and driving Technical and/or Management conference bridges up to Executive Director level

- Responsible for effective internal and/or vendor escalation up to Executive Director level

- Lead and/or Contribute to effective Major Incident Reviews - produce Major Incident Reports, as well as input to the Change and Problem Management

Processes as required

- Single Point of Contact for internal stakeholders for all High Priority Incidents

- Incident Management of some lower priority incidents

- Produce statistics and status reports for Major and High priority incidents

- Quality assurance of all Major and High Priority Incident tickets within Service Now

Key Accountabilities

- Working within a team covering 24/7, 365 days across the globe.

- Good understanding of incident management systems

- Excellent analysis ability, problem solving and decision making skills

- Ability to influence and lead technical conversations with various technical resolver teams

- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentational skills

- Strong customer focus

- Ability to work effectively under pressure, not afraid of conflict, can influence at all levels and can work in stressful situations

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Candidate must be a self-motivated individual that is dedicated to delivering brilliant customer service, be willing to contribute to team efforts, and must possess strong communication and Interpersonal skills:

- ITIL Foundation certified, ideally to ITIL v3.0

- Good understanding of Incident management systems

- 7+ years in an Operational environment

- Ability to understand technical information and relay in business terms

- Excellent understanding of working to SLA's ensuring minimal impact to business

- Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentational skills

- Strong customer focus

- Ability to work effectively under pressure and remaining calm and focused under pressure/in stressful situations

- Preferred backgrounds would be in Production or Manufacturing

This is an English speaking role, Swedish is an advantage.

Please send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.

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