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Service Delivery Manager

With over 25 years of success, our client has been pushing the boundaries of cutting edge technologies assisting organizations to take commercial advantages in the strides of big data and data driven approaches. Our client specializes in business intelligence, performance management, predictive analytics, and big data solutions providing consulting services driven by advanced technologies and big data. Due to immense success in their fields, our client is now looking to expand their team here in the Netherlands.

We are looking for a Service Delivery Manager to take a lead role in the delivery of enterprise scale managed services including Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management, Data Science and Big Data.  The ideal candidate will have experience of running mission critical application services for enterprise customers.  They will be the owner of a complex suite of Business Intelligence and Performance Management services responsible for performance and delivery to a handful of customers. The position is responsible for leading commercial delivery within an ITIL managed service environment, working closely with the account manager, delivery and managed services teams.

Principal responsibilities will include:

  • Taking ownership for the effective delivery of commercially successful managed services engagements within an ITIL services framework;
  • Developing and enhancing the strategic relationships with the customers;
  • Providing customers with regular service analysis and developing ideas for service improvements;
  • Effective communications with the customer to manage expectation and demonstrate value, underpinned with a focus on continual service improvement;
  • Supporting Managed Services pre-sales activities from a Service Delivery standpoint and scoping Managed Services engagements from a commercial perspective;
  • Driving the further development and implementation of ITIL standards across the Managed Services function;
  • Acting as the point of escalation for service incidents to ensure adherence to prescribed Service Level Agreements;
  • Monitoring and improving levels of customer satisfaction;
  • Working effectively and efficiently with the customers and internal delivery teams, both UK and Pune, practice lead and account director.


Focused on delivering first class solutions and services, hires professionals from a variety of backgrounds. The desired background for this role will typically include pre-existing managed services experience as a key member of the support function for a consulting or IT services provider.

Experience Profile:

  • A proven track record in Service Management;
  • Exceptional customer facing support and proactive resolution skills;
  • Experience in the proactive delivery of managed support services within an ITIL/ITSM environment;
  • ITIL Certification, ideally to ITIL Expert level;
  • Experience with Service Design and Transition;
  • Ideally a background including complimentary experience within an application services environment;
  • Relationship building with senior members of an organisation gaining trust and confidence from customers;
  • Understanding of selling and marketing processes and practices;
  • Ability to handle difficulties, performance problems and conflict between team members;
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks;
  • Proven strong customer relationship and negotiation skills;
  • Proven ability to innovate and drive service roadmaps;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written and presentation skills.

Additional information:

  • Applications are only invited from candidates with the right to reside and work within the EU;
  • Will require ability to travel.

Our client’s organization is impressive with an ambitious growth plan to continue pushing forwards innovation, technology and data driven approaches in a variety of industries. With an office location in Amsterdam, you will be work in a dynamic and international working environment and a corporate culture which enshrines pillars of team spirit, personal growth, respect, entrepreneurship and innovation.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV with motivation to Harry de Man – Thank you for your interest.

Job Details

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 16 Nov 2018
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