Avis Budget Group Global Service Delivery Manager in Parsippany, New Jersey

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for overseeing governance and quality of all Incident, Change and Problem Management processes and policy. Drive/Manage service quality, performance, and improvement of Operations Team processes.

  • Responsible for Major Incident Management process, including training awareness

  • Key player in assisting and driving the implementation of future Service Management strategy globally and drive automation of processes to achieve efficiencies.

  • Initiate, lead and manage Service Management process improvements (CSI)

  • Assist in the design, implementation and running of both the Service Catalog and CMDB (Configuration Management Database).

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with Senior Leadership, Country Heads and IT Stakeholders are aware of service management issues and progress.

  • Conduct regular reviews with all business areas and drive prioritization of support issues in conjunction with IT & the business strategy.

  • Drive governance of all required SDLC documentation and ensure a fully assessed, managed handover of projects into the Support Services environment (in conjunction with other teams within Support Services).

  • Participate in cost controls, identify ways to reduce cost, and improve service

  • Manage subcontractors and third party providers

  • Provide technical advice and ensure participation in the Change Control Board and/or change control process

  • Conduct regular Defect Prevention investigation

  • Share best practices across regions to enable larger success of IT operations team

  • Consolidate and Report the Operational Efficiency levels to IT leadership

  • Optimize availability of IT infrastructure, systems, and services to meet commitments

  • Deliver an Enhanced Recovery Model for resolution of Major Incidents

  • Provide integrated management and coordination of Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, and Availability Management processes

  • Assuring that services and components are designed and delivered to meet availability targets.

  • Bridge gaps between Operations Teams and drive rapid recovery during crisis incidents

  • Ensuring that a pragmatic robust Change Management process is in place to protect the various operational environments.

  • Drive adoption of 3rd party outsourcing model with vendors like IBM, Mindtree and TCS

  • Ensuring adequate training and development of IT staff for Service Management

  • Actively participate in cost containment and support and lead cost saving and productivity initiatives

  • Build effective relationships with both key business and IT stakeholders encouraging honest and mutually beneficial dialogue to ensure Global IT is seen as a trusted partner across all regions.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree, HND or HNC

  • ITIL qualification

WORK EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND:

  • Management of 3rd party suppliers

  • Experience of iterative and waterfall methodologies

  • Regular Customer facing experience

  • ITIL Certified

  • Experience of working in an Support Services managerial role

  • Knowledge of travel industry preferably car rental

  • Excellent understanding of the full software development lifecycle

  • Complex problem solving skills

  • Can do attitude and out of the box thinking

  • Ability to be the ‘face’ of IT

  • Budgetary awareness

A valid driver's license is required for all positions. Drug screening is a part of our hiring process.

Avis Budget is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled

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