Senior Service Continuity Manager

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This role is currently Hybrid Working in London, Milton Keynes or East Kilbride

SC cleared candidates will be prioritised

The Senior Service Continuity Manager is accountable for the overall quality and execution of Service Continuity Management processes responsible for minimising downtime, cost and business impact.

Key accountabilities:

  • Overseeing Service Continuity Management processes, procedures and key artefacts such as service continuity plans.
  • Supporting Product Teams in testing continuity plans, processes and procedures to ensure that weak points are identified, teams are trained, and workarounds are identified.
  • Supporting Product Teams in first line fault diagnosis and resolution, coordinating and liaising with internal and external teams to minimise service impacting issues.
  • Working with Business Continuity teams outside of IT Service Management to ensure that IT is considered within wider business continuity planning.
  • Ensuring that key stakeholders have visibility of, and are trained in, the service continuity plans, roles and responsibilities in case of a disaster.
  • Leading forums such as disaster recovery meetings to identify gaps and improvement opportunities within existing plans.
  • Acting as a point of escalation during IT events, signposting to the correct processes and procedures and providing updates to IT Service Management leadership.

Key requirements:

  • Strong technical skills
  • Proven track record of leading Service Continuity functions ensuring the availability and performance of live services
  • Continuity Management experience
  • Availability and Capacity Management experience
  • Service Management Framework Knowledge
  • A minimum of ITIL Foundation is required for this role.
Start date
Anticipated 6 months
Triumph Consultants Ltd
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