Availability & Capacity Manager - SC Cleared

Cumbria  ‐ Onsite
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Availability & Capacity Manager - SC Cleared

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Availability & Capacity Manager based in Cumbria for a 6 month contract.



Job Description:
The scope of the Availability Management Function Lead role in Service Management is to ensure management of the account function are achieved

Main Responsibilities:

  • Act as the owner of the Capacity Management, Availability & Demand Processes and oversees the delivery of these processes.
  • Establish and maintain comprehensive capacity management planning process considering current and future demand.
  • Act as Subject Matter Experts for capacity and availability related issues, relating to both services and resources and collaborates with other Service Management services, and other stakeholders.
  • Contributes to the efficient and effective running of all Availability & Capacity Management related activity.
  • Identify future business requirements that will affect capacity/availability requirements and ensure there is a match between the capacity of IT and the agreed business demands.
  • Ensure that stakeholder resources are appropriately identified and coached.
  • Taking feeds from the Digital Partnership monitoring teams, track IT resource usage and promptly identify capacity issues; provide capacity/availability trending information to allow for forecasting future capacity requirements.
  • Assess Incidents/Problems and make appropriate capacity IT changes to improve performance.
  • Ensure that there is adequate capacity within the IT environment to meet Service Levels and other performance requirements, considering daily, weekly, and seasonal variations in capacity demands.
  • Develop and propose scenarios for addressing capacity constraints and define associated costs, risks, and benefits of each.
  • Ensures high quality reports are produced and manages associated management actions
  • Maintenance and improvement of role related Problem Management documentation, through effectively and timely review and authorisation.
  • Adherence to Availability & Capacity Management Policies, Guidelines and Process
  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with Customers and Suppliers
  • Leads operational and management-oriented meetings
  • Provides feeds into the Continuous Service Improvement process where appropriate

Key Skills:

  • Ability to develop training material, schedule and facilitate training sessions for internal and external resources, mentoring skills.
  • Computer systems knowledge, integration, and architecture concepts
  • Experience in various analytical/reporting techniques supported by understanding of statistics and quality management concepts.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Understanding of cross systems interrelations in context of the global business process
  • Understanding of Service Management Framework
  • Quality documentation and report writing ability
  • General management skills (time management, communication skills and staff management)
  • Experience of managing meetings and facilitation skills
  • Experience of working with 3rd parties

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

Whitehall Resources are an equal opportunities employer who value a diverse and inclusive working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.

Start date
6 months
Whitehall Resources Ltd
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