IT Service Delivery Officer - Tenders Global

IT Service Delivery Officer

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  • Posted 6 months ago

British Council

We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.

We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.

Working with people in over 200 countries and territories, we are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 202122 we reached 650 million people.

Contract Type : Indefinite Pay Band : 4/H Location : Manila, Philippines

Local Direct Hire : Applications are welcomed from candidates currently in this locaiton with a natural righ to work.

Role Purpose

The role purpose of IT Service Delivery Officer in the British Council Philippines is To support computer-based tests, exams systems and delivery in country. To ensure exams delivery runssmoothly. To support, train and monitor IT Service vendors across the country, train and monitor venue technicians either directly or through the IT Service vendors.

Main opportunities/challenges for this role:
Conduct training for, support and closely monitor local IT service vendors and venue technicians from a technical perspective
Provide technical support to deliver paper-based tests and computer-based tests.
Support operation teams by ensuring systems and devices are compliant, working and optimally used.

Main accountabilities but not limited to the following:
Product Service Support

Provides technical assistance leading up to and during CB / PB test delivery.
Provides technical support in venue sourcing, implementation of CBT products and digital systems, conduct troubleshooting of devices used in all Exams delivery
Log and report technical incidents of exams products, make improvement plan and take actions to mitigate technical incidents in exams delivery.
Support venue staff technicians in exams and products technical knowledge delivery, and support operation team (and IT Service Vendors where appropriate) in

recruiting venue staff technicians
Support operations by continually providing feedback to Regional and Cluster IT Service Delivery colleagues suggesting improvements to delivery processes and

training materials
Liaise with software / application suppliers to submit technical issues and advise proper solutions to operation team, provide support to venue staff technicians

and IT service vendors in raising technical issues to suppliers
Lifecycle management of devices used in Exams delivery, and ensure technical compliance of equipment and connectivity at test venues
Occasional work travel according to business needs

Vendor Support and Monitoring
Provides CBT technical training and CBT products updates to local IT service vendors, needs to travel to remote city occasionally according to business needs.
Closely monitor performance of IT Service Vendors, providing feedback on improving their performance and any potential breaches of contract in a timely manner

Relationship and stakeholder management
Be the point of contact person to local IT service vendor, proactively work with operation team, IT service vendor, and venue technician to deliver exams smoothly.
Act as point of contact and manage escalated issues in country from Venue Supervisors and Venues, supported by Operations Manager / Cluster team / Regional

team when required
Cooperate with Global Information Service team and local IT colleagues to implemented systems changes and keep regional incident log up to date on Microsoft

Teams in near real time
Support schools and agents to enter registrations as and when required

Risk and Compliance
Work with Ops team to ensure that digital systems and CBT systems are compliant with QCA and Exams delivery guidelines
Provide support related to compliance or investigations on Test Day and related issues
Follow agreed corporate risk management processes and procedures when delivering services (e.g. child protection, security policies, financial protocols, anti

fraud measures) to protect the interests of the BC and its customers at all times.

Role specific skill, knowledge and experiences:
Demonstrable experience, in large complex international organisation of:
Experience in B2B / B2C customer service environment
Experience of and ability to deliver excellent standards of customer service
Excellent computer skills, solid knowledge of hardware, software.
Understanding and experience of risk and compliance management
Experience of supporting on delivery of computer-based exams (desirable)
Troubleshooting experiences of hardware, software and network devices (desirable)

Person Specification
Diploma or Degree holder
The British Council systems and global processes operate in English. Written and verbal proficiency in English is required.
IT Skills (Troubleshooting in hardware and software, Solid knowledge in network, computer, operating systems)

Role Benefits
13month Salary
Performance bonus
18days AL per calendar year
Health Insurance
Terminal Gratuity

Closing Date for Application. Tuesday, 28th November 2023 23:59 Manila time (GMT+08)

A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.

Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion(EDI) Statement

The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment. We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.

The British Council iscommitted to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.

We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.

Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Councils Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.

If you have any problems with your application please email [email protected]

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