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IT Service Management Analyst

Company Name: The Emirates Group
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 5+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Job Purpose
Perform a continuous cycle of service improvement to the production services that we provide to our customers through rigorous problem, service continuity, availability and capacity planning and management. Define and implement Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and ensure the agreed service levels are met.

Job Outline:
· Utilize analytical skills and tools in order to identify record, trends and analyze all problems that are assigned. Liaise effectively with the incident management teams, application support teams and technical teams to ensure all problems are investigated, diagnosed, have root cause analysis performed and permanent fixes implemented within the agreed terms of the SLO ensuring that these are prioritized by severity and impact criticality.
· Update the known error database with available interim solutions, and provide a monthly report to the line manager. Proactively identify potential issues which might become incidents, communicate the same to line management, and provide cost effective solutions in a timely fashion. Analyze incidents/alerts from EMS to ensure that potential problems are proactively detected and fixed before they cause business impact.
· Conduct detailed impact analysis, capacity planning and ensure that proper testing of proposed problem fixes are completed successfully before changes to the production environment are requested. Take end to end responsibility for all problems until permanent resolution ensuring that continuous progress updates are communicated to the key stakeholders. Escalate problems that age and are resulting in recurring incidents for the business.
· Work with the IT Management team of BITMs, ASMs and IT Technical Managers to develop SLOs for Emirates IT customers. Translate the business needs of the customer as defined by the BITM into technical requirements for service delivery infrastructure and liaise with the delivery teams to develop a design which uses standard services wherever possible.
· Ensure that the SLOs and SLAs are adhered to and supported by the relevant technical teams. Report and measure service availability in line with agreed service levels. Ensure that the SLOs are supported by the relevant Emirates Group departments (e.g. P&L, HR, Legal) through Operational Level Agreements (OLAs), and by external suppliers via Underpinning Contracts(UCs).
· Own and maintain the service catalogue for all available services to drive standardization and rationalization of all production services. Liaise with IT Strategy and Architecture to ensure the service catalogue supports the strategic directions for IT.
· Coordinate with all required IT teams to ensure service specifications, tools and resources are committed for implementing the agreed services according to SLOs. Identify and agree Service Quality Plans & KPIs with required IT teams to ensure improvement to service levels.
· Monitor SLO compliance reports and customer scorecard feedback and liaise with MITs, BITMs and Technical teams to investigate non-compliance incidents and to implement improvement processes, where appropriate. Assess the financial implications of SLO violations.
· Ensure that operational monitoring, escalation and renewal terms agreed with external suppliers through UCs is adhered to and to protect the interests of Emirates IT in a manner consistent with the contract terms. Support and review IT Service Continuity plans, testing and strategy for all IT services provided to the Group, to verify their validity and efficiency.
· Where a team is assigned, Plan, develop and monitor staff performance. Implement new strategies to enhance and maintain their motivation levels to ensure provision of customer focused and competitive services to the Emirates Group.

Qualifications & Experience
Information Technology, Project Management: 5+ Years
Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent): Degree in a subject relevant to IT. Specialist technical experience, within an IT Service Delivery environment, which includes problem, capacity, service level management, and service continuity experience

Broad Business Domain Knowledge
Technical Strategy and Planning
Broad Operational and Infrastructure Knowledge
Broad User Support knowledge
Broad financial knowledge
Broad Applications & Systems Development knowledge
Problem Management
Capacity Management
Service Level Management
IT Service Continuity
Availability Management
Sensitive Role: No