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IT Operations Manager-Smartcash PSB at Airtel

AirtelLagos, Nigeria Networking and Tech Support
Full Time

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. With headquarters in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 5 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G,3G and 4G services, fixed line, high speed broadband through DSL,IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G mobile services. Bharti Airtel had over 264 million customers across its operations at the end of July 2012.

Job Purpose

  • Lead operations on Wallet platform and all integrations with Smartcash Partners. Aiming to ensure the best possible customer experience in line with the goals the business.
  • Providing service management and operational direction with particular focus on IT service management in cooperation with Smart Cash IT Partners. Ensuring IT products give the expected value to customers and hence meet commercial objectives of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely operations and maintenance work is carried out on hardware and systems.
  • Ensure that all system changes are managed in line with agreed change process to avoid outages caused by poor planning and execution.
  • Ensuring technology partners deliver all services in line with the agreed SLAs.
  • Validation Quality of Service reports shared by partners partner engagement to obtain feedback on ways of continuously improve the service.
  • Ensuring incidents are acknowledged to reporting party.
  • Ensuring prompt resolution of incidents with SLA’s and escalation to relevant teams where necessary.
  • Prompt and clear updates to business partners on progress and resolution of incident.
  • Obtain feedback on product performance and persistent pain points for purpose of product improvement.
  • Prompt engagement customer service, Wallet platform operation, Sales team teams during scheduled maintenance outages and incidents.
  • Regular business engagement & external partner engagement to improve operational efficiency.
  • Translation of business service requests into clear functional change requests to be implemented.
  • Bridging between business and technical teams.
  • Ensure optimal scheduling of changes to minimize downtime.
  • Ensuring SmartCash IT Operational policies are followed during day-to-day operations of all services, products and applications.
  • Follow SmartCash IT Governance processes in consequence management.
  • Closure of points raised during IT audits.
  • User ID management, Ensuring Monthly QUV & CBN.
  • Put the customer at the center of all we do., Ensure fairness & transparency & can-do attitude. Works seamlessly across functions, with partners & customers.
  • Proactively identifies customer issues & ensures timely resolution, looks at areas for service improvement.

Educational Qualification, Experience & Competencies

Education and Certification:

Must Have:

  • University degree in Computer Science or other related disciplines.
  • Professional qualification/Certifications in IT skills like ITIL, Oracle data base, Linux, etc.
  • Wallet /Mobile money platform expertise e.g., Comviva , Ericsson, Huawei.

Work Experience

  • 7- 10 years with a minimum of 3 years in team leadership role preferably within the Telecoms/Finance services industry.
  • Experience in databases, Linux, system integration, applications development and deployment is most desirable.
  • Experience in service management.

Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple services simultaneously.
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Successful background with stakeholder/partner management.

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