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Customer Delivery Manager

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 175034 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Service Delivery/Managed Services


Who we are?

As a Customer Delivery Manager, you will be part of Delivery Leadership team responsible for the delivery of services to one or more Computacenter customers.  This may be part of a team of Customer Delivery Managers on a larger account, or you may take responsibility for the full scope of services on a smaller engagement or set of accounts. 

Within your area of responsibility, you will contribute to an effective governance model to manage the teams and partners who deliver the service, ensuring that high quality and customer satisfaction are maintained, that issues are successfully addressed and that the services meet their contractual and financial performance targets. 

You will engage stakeholders within the customer organisation.  You’ll make sure that Computacenter is responsive to their needs and that they understand the quality and value that we deliver for them. 


What you’ll be doing 

  • You’ll manage your services to make sure that we deliver what we’ve promised to our customers and our own organisation.
  • You’ll identify and manage service improvements where necessary to improve the quality, efficiency or effectiveness of our services, react to issues or better align our services to our customers’ needs, working with our group services colleagues    
  • You’ll measure performance of your services overall, including our internal delivery organisation and partners.  You’ll implement positive recognition, and interventions where improvements are necessary.
  • Identify risks in service delivery, assess commercial implications and take measures to eliminate risk or avoid risks
  • You’ll understand the role that your services perform in the customers’ business.
  • You’ll prepare and deliver service reports and participate in reviews with customers and colleagues.
  • You’ll use your contacts and insight to identify new ways in which Computacenter can add value to our customers through the improvement of existing services  
  • You’ll demonstrate awareness of relevant project management approaches and make sure that changes to our services go into life successfully.    
  • You’ll have the chance to input into account strategy in conjunction with our Group Services colleagues.
  • You’ll make sure that the teams you lead (both direct line and virtual) understand the account strategy, customer priorities and their role within both.
  • You’ll support our Group Services colleagues in the development, negotiation and agreement of contract changes within the Customer account as appropriate
  • You’ll be involved in managing the contracts that relate to your scope of service.  You’ll ensure compliance and manage exceptions.
  • You’re likely to have responsibility for the financial performance of your assigned services.  You’ll contribute to accurate forecasting and cost management.
  • You’ll input to and support our Group Services colleagues where appropriate, for costing support of services in Presales
  • You are likely to be the primary interface to one or more stakeholders within the customer organisation.  You’ll ensure that you maintain a positive and constructive relationship to the benefit of both organisations.
  • Perform all Line Management responsibilities for all Direct Reports.  Ensure that your team, direct and virtual, is appropriately motivated and engaged and that individual performance is managed.
  • Support the people strategy for the account, including capacity and succession planning, people and capability development and talent identification and retention
  • Support the communications strategy in support of the account and employee engagement strategies. 


What you’ll bring 

  • Motivated to succeed as a Team – You’ll know that success is about how teams work together, both within Computacenter and the customer.  You’ll do all you can to remove organisational boundaries using a “One Customer One Team” approach.
  • Collaborative – You’ll openly share ideas with colleagues across Computacenter and you’ll contribute to initiatives that improve our organisation outside of your account.
  • Inclusive – You’ll be aware of & sensitive to both unconscious bias and cultural difference and role model a positive approach to building an inclusive working environment.
  • Inspiring – It’s likely that you will lead other people, most of whom aspire to develop their careers into more senior roles.  You’ll be a role model to them and support them in their growth.
  • Creative – You’ll be able to come up with solutions to do better for our customers, for our company and ideally for both at the same time!
  • Curious – You’ll want to get to the root of issues, asking “the five why’s” (Six Sigma) and using both data to understand and improve performance. 
  • Able to tell a story – You’ll be able to credibly present your service performance and improvement ideas to different audiences, talking at an appropriate level of detail. 
  • Advocate Value – You’ll play an active role in the adoption & use of the Customer Value Framework, continually improving and adding value to Computacenter services delivered to the customer.

       Technical Skills 

  • You’ll be a proven practitioner in IT Service Management.  
  • You’re likely trained in ITIL, at least to Foundation status.


Why should you join Computacenter?

We are proud that Computacenter is a place where people matter just as we are of our managers who are real advocates for their people, helping them to power their personal development and enabling them to reach their full potential. We are highly respected in our industry, and we can offer you a fantastic working environment where we all win together, progression and development opportunities as well as excellent remuneration.

We offer a hybrid working environment with travel to Hatfield and our Blackfriars office when required you’ll find there’s everything in place for you to realise your ambitions in this growing industry. We are the most preferred partner for IT vendors. We provide many prospects for advancement and personal growth, a generous benefits package, and a supportive teamwork atmosphere with a family feel.


Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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