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Head of Program Services

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Are you up for a challenge? Do you look for ways to grow in your job? Do you have an experience in strategy design and execution? If the answer is yes, then apply! We’re currently looking for:

RISE TO THE CHALLENGE The Head of Program Services is accountable for the seamless, continuous, preparation, execution and monitoring of all the services required by the program to accomplish its goals. Key Responsibilities • Define, manage, and implement in collaboration with the Head of the Program the long term strategic IT service roadmap • Support the sourcing manager in defining and maintaining sourcing maxims (objectives) with business stakeholders and translating them into IT sourcing objectives for service development, delivery, run and maintenance • Support the definition and maintenance of the sourcing governance framework (decision-making processes that impact internal and external resources and services) in line with the sourcing maxims • Drive the identification and formalisation of service requirements via SLAs, OLAs and SOWs and define the way whom reporting to him/her should support negotiation team and purchasing functions in SOW, SLA and OLA negotiations with external providers • Drive a process to properly evaluate service costs and provided value, support business cases with service components characteristics and ensure that proper resources (appropriate characteristics and enough quantity) are provided on time to every service • Ensure that a consistent approach and a plan is defined across all IT services to manage risks in the service-delivery plans • Drive the release management process, including CAB organization, release calendar management and resolution of all release related issues • Drive the test management service, leveraging automation and providing effective no regression test planning and execution in order to ensure that every software component is accepted for operation prior being released in production

 

Specialist Experience

• Previous service development/delivery/management experience • Knowledge of IT service processes (ITIL) and best practices • Strong service delivery skills and relationship management skills • Experience in driving the right behaviour from service providers • Experience in risk management within complex transformation programs • Experience in managing staff members • Experience in planning, monitoring and control activities • Good understanding of marketing, forecasting, planning, implementation, and performance analysis • Good understanding of typical service management issues • Past hands-on experience in providing IT services • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies • Knowledge of the IT service providers market • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or other related field (or equivalent work experience).; MBA preferred but not required • ITIL certification preferably intermediate / Service Lifecycle Path;Preferred project management training and/or PMP/PRINCE2 certification • Excellent communication and leadership skills,

 

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting.  Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

Job Summary

Company
PMI
City
Krakow
Country
  • Poland
Industries
  • Consumer Goods
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP268715
Posted
28 August 2018
Applications Deadline
20 October 2018

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