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Service Delivery Manager

Job ID: R0094327 Location: Rabat, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, Morocco
Full time, Regular Employment
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

As a member of the Platform & Services team for Identity and Biometric Solutions, you own the customer contract and ensure customer satisfaction related to contractual commitments and fulfilment of Service Level Agreement (SLA).

> Contract Management

  • You are the customer interface for support and maintenance contracts, including participating in contract renewals and reporting on the account activity and profitability.  Additionally, you may provide upselling advice to the customer and participate in new offer proposal with sales team.
  • You determine priorities, timetables, and are accountable for the activities pertaining to customer accounts/contracts including customer regular reporting, managing service/project acceptance and triggering invoicing.
  • You manage SLA/contractual agreements and provide communication or escalation (where needed) to management.
  • You manage contracts with suppliers, local partners and subcontractors and ensure deliveries are in line with our quality and security guidelines. This activity is done in coordination with Legal and Purchase Department.

> Operational Support

  • You are responsible for providing customer Level 2 support, including system troubleshooting, root cause analysis, procedure writing, standard administration operations, and coordinating/executing third party or Level 3 activities in accordance with Thales processes.  You may also test/install changes at customer sites and perform the delivery acceptance.
  • You are accountable for all contract requirements including preventive maintenance, curative maintenance, and new release delivery for adaptive maintenance.
  • You practice and enforce Thales and/or customers’ processes/tools/standards, where appropriate, to maximize customer service and satisfaction.
  • You work with the Security Officers to ensure that security obligations and certifications are met and maintained.
  • You ensure that activities/practices align to the ITIL Best Practice Methodology.  

> Project Management

  • You provide cost forecasting (Buy&Resell and Professional Services) using corporate tools related to Support and Maintenance scope or minor change orders into the scope of your activity.
  • You coordinate resources allocation and get approval from Resources Manager when engineering team is involved and you follow resources time tracking and timeline.
  • You monitor the margin of your project.
  • You manage and regularly update Project Risk Assessment, identifying mitigation plans, and report internally (Team members & Sales team).

> Education

Master or Engineering degree in IT or similar

5 to 10 years of experience in project, support services or technical account management

> Competences

Functional skills:

  • Fluent English, French and Arabic
  • Previous experience in a multinational company with governmental agencies as customer, is preferred
  • Supplier Management (contract, quality of delivery, security of delivery)
  • Contract management
  • Experience and knowledge of ITIL Best Practice Methodology

Technical Skills

  • Experience in secure documents issuance and machines industrialization is preferred
  • Experience in identity and biometrics knowledge is preferred
  • Experience in complex IT systems, Application Servers, Client Server application, web services
  • Unix/Linux, Windows Server Skills and network/connectivity protocols
  • Oracle DBMS
  • Skills linked to Security including PKI, Cryptography, WAF, and etc.

Behavioral skills:

  • Customer focus
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Organized
  • Ability to get an overview of an entire project
  • Coordination skills

  • Based in Rabat region for technical support at customer sites
  • Mobility within Africa and Maghreb for travel to customer/account sites for technical support, preventive maintenance and deployments

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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Rabat, Morocco

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