We’re looking for a skilled and experienced Service Operations Manager to ensure that the quality of IT services meets the needs of our business, taking accountability for ensuring platform/service stability and rapid incident response and for continuous improvement in the overall operational maturity.
ABOUT THE JOB
As a Service Operations Manager, you are accountable for managing major incidents in the Commercial Domain, including coordination of all teams and capabilities required to resolve the incident.
You will be responsible for incident and problem management, including being part of an on-call rota for out of business hours major incident management. You will collaborate closely with other Service Operations Managers across TUI to coordinate cross-domain incident response. You will be responsible for issuing timely and accurate communications in these situations to stakeholders, business teams, other domains and business partners whilst enabling the relevant delivery teams to maintain full ownership of incident resolution.
You will be working collaboratively with your colleagues in the Service Operations Management community within and across domains and with stakeholders in the wider business to cover each other and continuously raise the maturity and efficiency of inter-domain service operations capabilities.
You will work closely with all stakeholders to review and report on operational performance, SLAs and KPIs. Being passionate about operational excellence and service performance, with a strong DevSecOps mindset and focus on customer outcomes and experience, you will effectively engage with teams, develop a good understanding of their context and the challenges. You will drive continuous improvement of teams’ operational performance and stability of their services. In collaboration with the SRE and DevSecOps community, you will contribute to the operational management strategy for services within and across domains, leading (where applicable) strategic initiatives and embedding a culture of continuous improvement.
You will use your excellent operational, facilitation and coordination skills as well as your internal network to ensure all domains have an effective operational and incident management capability. You will enable and champion a service culture that includes on-going service improvements relating to quality and end user satisfaction. For this you will support the definition and agreement of operational SLAs and KPIs for all services within domains as well as the design and implementation of service models for new services and products, including transition activities. You will track major and recurring problems and ensure root cause analysis to happen and appropriate actions are taken as a result.
You will have a solid technical understanding of the application landscape, the corresponding business functionality and data flows in your remit. You will be well connected with key SMEs, teams and technology stakeholders to be able to maintain awareness of key changes originating from the domains’ delivery teams and to assist during incident response as required.
ABOUT OUR OFFER
We are one of the world’s leading leisure travel companies. Our market-leading brands in the UK include TUI, First Choice and Marella Cruises.