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We are looking for a passionate and highly motivated Major Incident Manager to strengthen our Service Delivery Capabilities in terms of Major Incidents & Crisis Situations in our GDC Operate & Managed Services Stream.
- E2E Ownership for the management, drive, escalation, investigation, and resolution of Major Incidents / Crisis Situations, ensuring Business and Customer updates are timely and of required quality standards, creation, and delivery of agreed action plans with named actions & clear owners/deadlines.
- Build & drive strong functional & working relationships between all stakeholders (management or technical) associated with End-to-End Service Delivery & Assurance
- Accountability over the Communication Management activities towards Nokia and/or Customer Top Management during Crisis Situations (High Impact / Extraordinary Impact)
- Focusing on continuous improvement of internal and/or external Customer Perception, Trust & Satisfaction during and post-Crisis Situations
- Drive innovation in relation to Service Management towards Customers and facilitate further development plans.
- Promotes operational rigor & adherence and is an advocate for Incident & Crisis Management procedures, best practices & policies associated
- Owns the customized/tailored process and supports documentation from the process from an operational point of view. Ensures process is fit for purpose and is accountable for the overall process efficiency and effectiveness
- Play the role of xBG Crisis Manager to ensure effective coordination of resources involved in Service Impact restoration/mitigation activities in Telco Cloud domain
- Responsible for the overall quality of the customized process and oversees the management of and compliance with procedures, data models, policies and technologies associated to it
- Responsible for all Management Escalations (inbound and outbound)
- Ensures the design of the Crisis Management tailored process aligns with the Business and industries’ best practices during the transition phase
- Works directly with Customer and/or Nokia Top Management as management point-of-contact in certain operational circumstances
- Closely partners and collaborates with product-related BGs representatives to ensure alignment across Delivery
- Make recommendations for Service Improvement Plans and ensure actions are followed through to completion in a timely manner (Ex. Automation & Robotization initiatives)
- Provide regular and accurate Management reporting on service performance
- Drive internal and customer operational governance – service review meetings covering performance, service delivery & improvements, quality and processes)
- Ensures Major/Service Incident Reports are created, produced, reviewed, and delivered towards Customer within agreed contractual SLAs. Documents will include timelines, incident overview and descriptions, graphical visual view of accountability through-out incident lifecycle, the reason for the outage, lessons learned & recommendations for future improvements, and trigger Problem Management process for RCA delivery (via Problem reports.
- Maintain Ops Risk Registers and govern operational meetings related to CI initiatives
- Participate in team’s monthly on-call ROTA (ensuring 24x7x365 MIM related activities)
- Trigger and account for Emergency Change Management Process during OOBH.
- Responsible at any moment to inform superiors about the wider contribution over an appropriate way of keeping and managing the service delivery reports
Qualifications - Desired Skills & Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Minimum 3-5 years of (Major) Incident / Crisis Management experience. Activation in Cloud domain is to be considered a plus.
- Strong operational experience in Managed Service Delivery ecosystem – proven working experience with Global Service Providers in a global landscape
- Inspirational & participative Leadership skills with proven track/record
- Exceptional Communications skills (both written and verbal)
- Demonstrate self-drive, determination, passion, enthusiasm and ability to work effectively
- Excellent networking skills while having the courage to challenge the status quo with respect and passion to learn (from) others
- Agile Decision-Making skills in uncertainty, with limited information and under pressure.
- Ability to manage the impact and complexity of emerging cloud technologies
- Ability to assimilate and quickly gain an understanding of the business and delivery model
- A successful record in moving initiatives forward across functional organizational boundaries with a focus on added value and results
- Minimum ITIL v3 Intermediate Level Certification is a must / ITIL v4 Foundations is to be considered a Plus
- Resilience - ability to deliver and continue to perform at high standards in the face of adversity or overcome challenges
- Service Management Process expert and savvy
- Act as a role-model, coaching / mentoring team and project members
- Engineering background or equivalent experience
- Fluent in English and/or required languages with proven track/records
- Flexible in role approach and task completion
- Actively acknowledge others’ efforts, contribution and commitment to Nokia’s strategic objectives
- Excellent relationship and stakeholder management – culturally adept, with the gravitas and inter-personal skills to build strong relationships across functions
- Flawless execution along with the ability to get things done in a challenging environment.
- Results-orientated with the ability to remove blockages to restore progress & achieve benefits. Also, he/she demonstrates the ability to prioritize, re-schedule and adapt to changes in a dynamic environment
- Should be willing to embrace the team’s core-values around being Hungry, Smart & Humble
- Willing to accept various job-related challenges, is pro-active and independent problem solving through own experience and network