Share this Job
Apply now »

Team Leader

Location: UK - London | Job-ID: 83382 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others


Team Leader


What the role is:


A new opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to work on a financial services account managing a team of schedulers and engineers that deliver services within a Data Centre environment.

As a Team Leader you will be responsible for managing and or reporting on elements of the delivery of services to one of Computacenter’s customers with a variety of responsibilities dependent on the scale and scope of the contractual service.


You will adhere to an effective governance model to ensure that a high level of quality and customer satisfaction are maintained, that issues are successfully managed and that the services meet their contractual performance targets.


You will work with stakeholders within the customer organisation to ensure that Computacenter are well represented, and that the customer understands the quality and value of the service we deliver. Third Party management is a key element in this position.


Where you’ll fit in:

  •             You’ll be part of the Delivery Leadership team for the account, normally reporting to a Customer Delivery Manager or Delivery Lead.  
  •             You’ll have clear areas of responsibility that may vary from time to time.
  •             You may supervise a small direct team; you’ll almost certainly work with a virtual (matrix) delivery organisation.
  •             You may have a role within the customer’s IT team.  Where we operate in an “ecosystem” of suppliers you may have engagement within those suppliers to work with.


The stuff you’ll do:

  •            Delivery Leadership

o             Produces and analyses management reports to allocate work and report on KPI/SLA trends

o             Resolves customer escalations in a timely manner to avoid disruption and minimise business impact

o             Plan and distributes workload if responsible for a direct team

o             Ensure appropriate skills in place if responsible for a direct team

o             Controls relevant costs lines in order to meet budgetary requirements

o             Ensure process and work instruction documentation is in place and up to date where appropriate

o             Act in accordance with and support Computacenter Information Security Policies and report any potential or actual Security events or other Security risks to the organisation

o             Supervise any induction activity if responsible for a direct team

o             Seek opportunities for improvements

o             Assist and support SIP activities and actions

  •            Change Delivery Management

o             Support our Group Services colleagues during the delivery of Change Services (projects/T&M) through matrix engagement relevant to Group Delivery Services

o             Adherence to the Change process on an account

  •             Contract Management

o             Understand the contractual obligations associated with lines of responsibility

o             Adherence to the contract management process employed on an account

  •             Financial Management

o             Controls relevant costs lines in order to meet budgetary requirements

  •             Relationship Management

o             Actively manage internal stakeholders on behalf of the account to secure and maintain ongoing engagement and support in delivery of contracted services (Run)

o             Engagement with customer stakeholders relevant to responsibility

  •            People Management

o             Perform Team Leader responsibilities for all Direct team members, including performance management

o             Adherence to Employee Engagement and Enablement strategy for the account


How you’ll be measured:

  •              You’ll have clear objectives which will be set and discussed regularly.  These are likely to include objective measures of Customer Satisfaction, delivery quality and financial performance.


What you’ll know:

  •             You’ll be experienced in line management
  •             You’ll understand the ITIL principles
  •             You’ll understand the principles of cost management


What you’ll also be: 

  •             Motivated to Succeed as an individual, you’ll not only want to do well, you will drive your team and those around you to succeed

o             You’ll engage your team (both direct and virtual) to understand what success looks like and to want to achieve it

o             You’ll recognise the Winning Together values as your own

  •            Curious and keen – You’ll be eager to learn and be interested in new thinking, new ways of working and new Computacenter developments

o             You’ll have a keen interest in self-development, both personal and professional, and be able to evidence continuous and ongoing development in both

o             You’ll maintain an active understanding of your Customer’s businesses

o             You’ll maintain an active interest in the developments of Computacenter solutions as contained in the Services Catalogue, always seeking to know enough to be credible with your Customer

  •             Collaborative – You’ll want to ensure that you share your expertise and best practices with your colleagues and peers to ensure that Delivery Leadership is a place where we all can win
  •             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.

Previous experience working with Computacenter would be advantageous. Working within the finance sector would be preferable, including working within a Data Centre environment along with managing a geographically spread team. If you believe you are the right candidate and have experience in Identifying and driving process improvements and standardisation, including within Incident and Request Management tools (Service Now), please apply today.


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). 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.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

Apply now »