Overview

L-A-B IT Manager Job at The Boston Consulting Group in London

Job Description

As an IT Manager you run the operations of the Local IT team across all sites within your remit. You work closely with a team of IT professionals while overseeing the RtB (run the business) activities in a proactive manner.

The IT Manager provides proactive solutions and facilitates effective support management for the business’s everchanging needs. Areas of responsibility include; people, project, resource and budget management, senior stakeholder engagement, communications management and promoting the IT brand to the BCG user community.



Key responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain best practice standards for IT operations within the teams and offices you are responsible for
  • Perform daily check-ins with support teams to ensure they have the support and tools needed to provide support to the BCG user community
  • Own and manage CAPEX and OPEX forecasting for the IT Budget across all offices you are responsible for
  • Manage and maintain all local IT equipment for users including being the main point of contact for other teams within IT
  • Provide proactive support for onsite AV resources and ensure training is provided to the BCG user community where necessary
  • Supervise the creation, completion and resolution of all tickets through the IT service management ticketing system as well as regular checks to ensure agreed SLA’s and KPI’s are being met
  • Manage and supervise the team on a week-to-week basis ensuring that RtB activities are prioritized while project work deadlines are met
  • Manage and coach all direct reports with weekly check-ins to ensure performance is of a high standard,

opportunities for professional growth is discussed, as well as providing timely and honest feedback when required

  • Delivering weekly updates to your line manager highlighting the team’s activity, pressure points and upcoming activities
  • Attend regularly scheduled IT Manager operations calls to ensure your office has representation and oversight as to what is happening in your geographical region
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business and act as a key business relationship manager through facilitating regular meetings or informal engagement opportunities
  • Use your strong project management skills to identify and drive continuous technology improvements as well as encouraging your team to always think ‘what’s next?’ in the technology/service delivery space
  • Flexible approach to working outside of business hours to meet deadlines

YOU’RE GOOD AT

  • Focus on excellent customer service and the needs of the BCG user community through excellent

communication (written and verbal), time-management and collaboration skills

  • Self-starting attitude, resourcefulness and professionalism
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment displaying consideration and respect for others
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines while displaying tact and patience in stressful situations
  • Professionalism to be able to respect all BCG information as personal and confidential
  • Appetite for continuous learning to further IT knowledge and career development
  • Ability to follow established procedures/standards
  • Excellent oral and written English, clear communication and ability to communicate with technical and nontechnical stakeholders

YOU’RE GOOD AT (CONT’D)

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

  • Ability to clearly communicate and present technical concepts to management, peer group and staff
  • Superior knowledge of commonly used IT concepts, practices, and procedures
  • ITIL Foundation certified (v3 or v4) and/or a clear understanding of the ITIL system and ticketing process
  • Budgeting experience in OPEX and CAPEX is a must
  • Project management qualification desirable or equivalent experience
  • Experience managing multiple sites / locations

YOU’LL WORK WITH

BCG’s information technology group collaboratively delivers the latest digital technologies that enable our consultants to lead and our business to grow. For our IT jobs, we seek individuals with expertise in the areas of IT infrastructure, application development, business systems, collaborative and social technologies, information security, and project leadership.

CITY

London

COUNTRY

United Kingdom

YOUR EMPLOYEE TYPE IS

Regular

YOUR JOB TYPE IS

Full time

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Shared office space
  • Occasional weekend work or out of hours work
  • Limited travel

WHO WE ARE

BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible—and unlocking your potential to advance the world.

BST is the operational heart of our business and is invaluable to our success. Roles such as finance, human resources, risk, and IT, help propel BCG forward. BST employees support the core of the organization and provide outstanding value to the business. As a BST member, you will work with inspiring, talented, dedicated, and curious colleagues in an energizing, fast-paced environment in which people are treated with respect and help one another to succeed. Working at BCG provides you with the opportunity to grow through interesting and challenging work and to have an active voice in your personal career development.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.

About the Company

Company: The Boston Consulting Group

Company Location:  London

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