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IT Service Manager (French Speaking)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5237

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are undertaking a search for an internationally recognised British company, which specialises in the industry. The organisations MENA office is located in Dubai, and covers Turkey, Morocco, the GCC and Iraq. The IT Service Manager will be part of a newly formed team, who can offer high quality technical support, combined with high quality customer experience.

This role will manage the performance of level 1 and remote level 2 services, to ensure the service levels and customers’ expectations are achieved. This managerial role, will work with third party vendors that provide application support (L1-2) for assigned applications, guaranteeing high-levels of performance. Simultaneously, The IT Service Manager will work with other Service Managers to maintain best practice across SLA’s and KPI’s for the departments. In conjunction, this role will prepare and present management dashboards of service performance at weekly operations meetings and business review meetings, considering any small changes which may potentially be made into the global service desk. You will proactively monitor customer satisfaction and put in place improvement plans in place, where needed, ensuring all complaints and queries are handled in a professional, timely manner.


Our client will look to hire a Senior IT Service Manager, whom is able to demonstrate a sustained track record (10 years minimum), within an international organisation, offering IT Service solutions, specific to Level 1 and Level 2 services. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate working with external vendors and effectively managing these relationships, with a keen eye for detail, offering continuous improvement and best practice.

Heavily user focused, the ideal person will be able to communicate complex IT issues to non-IT literate employees in a friendly, effective manner.

Experience of Core Microsoft Technologies is essential, specifically in a customer facing organisations. Given the companies North African coverage, fluency in French would be advantageous.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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