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Service Desk Team Leaderat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
R24_00001319
Team: 
Delivery Engineering
Post Date: 
05 Jul 2024
Location: 
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Security Clearance Required: 
No

Description

Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. A Fortune 200 leader, we’re the driven professionals and technology experts companies turn to most to solve their IT challenges.

CDW is a leading multi-brand provider of information technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare customers around the Globe. A Fortune 500 company and member of the S&P 500 Index, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs over 15,000 coworkers, with headquarters across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

CDW prides itself on “making amazing happen”. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and are grounded in the CDW Way.  Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same.  From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together.

Job Summary

Provide leadership, guidance and support to a team of service desk analysts and assist the Service Desk Manager in their responsibilities. Ensure company processes, procedures and contractual requirements are followed whilst maintaining high levels of customer service. Endeavour to provide all CDW customers with the best level of customer service and support. Maximise productivity and improve service delivery to achieve and exceed SLAs, OLAs and KPI targets

Key responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to a team of service desk analysts

  • Develop and coach team members to improve performance, as well as achieving their career aspirations through 121s and coaching sessions

  • Identify and deliver training and development needs in line with company procedures

  • Develop, grow and maintain professional working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and customer equivalents

  • Responsible for the upkeep and quality of the knowledge base for the team

  • Ensure customer escalations are handled in a timely manner including providing/implementing corrective actions

  • Ensure company processes, procedures and contractual requirements are followed whilst maintaining high levels of customer service

  • Set high quality standards and monitor as part of monthly QA, ensuring this is met via appropriate assessment methods

  • Quality Assurance of Incident Management by spot checking Incidents and providing Analysts with documented feedback

  • Ensure that there is continual service review and improvement of all processes and procedures

  • Maximise productivity and improve service delivery to achieve and exceed SLAs, OLAs and KPI targets

  • Through monitoring, management and contribution ensure the team achieve and exceed relevant SLAs, OLAs and KPI’s

  • Identify and escalate any potential breach of service level or risk to CDW where possible mitigating breach and managing to resolution

  • Provide relevant stakeholders within Services with ad hoc reports

 The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different asks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Awareness of ITIL methodologies and best practice

  • Knowledge of the working practices of the area responsible for

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Previous supervisory experience

Essential Attributes

  • A real passion for people management and development in a large team

  • A passion to deliver excellent service with service level management and experience

  • Previous people management experience

  • Driven, motivational, professional leader, with a ‘can-do’ attitude at all times

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with internal and external stakeholders with the ability to confidently deliver presentations

  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills with an inquisitive nature

  • Analytical with attention to detail

  • Ability to work as a team to support and influence team members

  • A desire to take ownership and accountability to see your work through to resolution

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • A patient, tolerant and supportive team member

More about CDW and your career with us:

At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes whom you will learn and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self — and your best ideas — to CDW.  Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving — and better solutions for our customers in a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

CDW is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a policy of non-discrimination towards all coworkers and applicants for employment in all aspects of employment. CDW does not discriminate against any applicant because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/belief, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis that is prohibited by local employment law, including those protected by the UK Equality Act 2010. 

We encourage candidates from all walks of life to apply and join us in our mission of cultivating a culture of belonging, diversity and inclusion for better collaboration, innovation, and business results.

Together, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels like they belong and is empowered to bring their full energy, capabilities and authenticity for coworker and business benefits. Will you be a part of it?

What we offer:

Life Assurance

Competitive Contributory Pension

Private Medical Insurance

Enhanced Maternity Pay

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Option to buy additional holiday

Dental Insurance

Season Ticket Loan + additional perks

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations across the globe. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
 

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