Service Management Lead

About The Role
We are looking for an experienced IT Service Management Lead to join our IT Operations function. Reporting into the Service Delivery Manager your key responsibility will be to drive quality and operational efficiency of IT Service Management, ensuring governance and management of activities within Change Management, Release management, Service Measurement and Continual Improvement processes. You will also have line management responsibility of up to 5 direct reports. Together with the Service Delivery Manager; the ITSM Lead will be responsible for defining and driving the ITSM strategy and roadmap and grow the SM team.
The ITSM team provides centralised service management to Motability Operations and ensures all IT changes and releases are implemented in a controlled manner. The team is also responsible for continual improvement of the SM processes, cloud cost management and service design and transition.
About You
You will have gained the following skills/experience:
  • Extensive experience as a Service Management Practitioner/ lead
  • Experience of implementing service management in a hybrid environment (cloud + on-premise) and understanding of digital services
  • Line Management experience/ has worked in a leadership position
  • Possess high emotional intelligence and empathy and is collaborative
  • ITIL Intermediate Qualifications or higher
  • Experience of effectively managing suppliers/ managed service providers
  • Is articulate and has good presentation skills
About The Company
At Motability Operations Ltd we provide a unique mobility proposition for the specific needs of people with disabilities by leasing cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and have over 625,000 customers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do and our people demonstrate these values:
  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence
What’s on offer
As a Motability Operations Ltd team member you can expect:
  • 28 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • 15% non-contributory pension after probation
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Season ticket loans
  • Voluntary benefits such as travel insurance, health checks and gym membership

Unfortunately Motability Operations Ltd is unable to provide visa sponsorship; therefore applicants applying to work with Motability Operations Ltd must be eligible to work in the UK.