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IT Service Design & Transition Manager-18 Month Fixed Term Contract

  1. Full Time
  2. Hammersmith
  3. IT
  4. Fixed Term
VAC- 37856

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We are looking for an IT Service Design & Transition Manager FTC to join our IT team here at Harrods. You will be responsible for service design and the transition of SAP Rise / S4Hana service(s) into live operations, thus ensuring the program transitions smoothly into service with appropriate measures and support.

This is a 18-month Fixed Term Contract.

About The Role

As the IT Service Design & Transition Manager you will be working collaboratively to assist in embedding a service management culture within the Project Life-Cycle and the wider IT Division, educating and influencing stakeholders gracefully by taking them on a journey whilst balancing their needs with the needs of the service.

You will also;

  • Ensure adequate monitoring across the SAP landscape is in place, and that the necessary processes and procedures are in implemented to respond to alerts and incidents, whether that’s within business hours or during out of hours callouts to the on-call team
  • Identify and implement Continuous Improvement Plan
  • Ensure all issues are logged with resolution details, KB articles are authored, reviewed and published to empower downstream all the way to the user
  • Reduce overall project and operational risk by challenging and uncovering design issues early in the project lifecycle, sharing implementation best practices, and recommending solution alternatives.
  • Measure and review operational performance against SLAs and NFRs, and where relevant ensuring third party vendors meet their contractual commitments

About You

We are looking for someone who is has previous experience in Service design and transition, including hyper care and early life support principles. It is important for this role that you have an understanding of operational environments, specifically SAP, Finance, and Supply chain operations and a broad Understanding of operational environments, specifically SAP, Finance, and Supply chain operations.

You will also have the following;

  • Ability to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to work across boundaries
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service focus when dealing with both internal and external parties.
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability and willingness to multi-task.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods.

Harrods reserve the right to close applications early if we receive a high number of applications for this role.

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