IT Service Manager - O2C
Job Title: IT Service Manager – O2C
Location: UniOps Bangalore
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iOps puts customers at the heart of our business operations so we win with customers in the marketplace.
We are removing complexity, integrating our processes, and delivering the data, insights, and technology we need to create a great customer experience, while the world moves into the digital era.
Simplifying operational tasks frees our time and resources to unlock growth for Unilever and more value for our customers and our partners.
Main purpose of job:
The delivery of IT agenda for Integrated operations is dependent on multiple IT platforms and Global Order 2 Cash is one of those. The platform delivers strategic and global IT solutions for end-to-end Order to Cash cycle aligned to the iOps ways of working. Some of these solutions are Pega, High Radius & S4 HANA AATP. Aligned to the iOps roadmap, we are delivering these solutions across markets globally and the scale of our operations plus user base is expanding with each business go live. It is therefore important that these applications deliver the expected business value to be able to realise the market business cases. Technologies are meant to perform / provide assistance to perform a said business process and to ensure that the application is able to do so in full, an underlying service performance framework is very essential. This framework along with the KPIs to measure the success of this framework are needed to ensure that business can utilise the applications to their full potential. Also, any associated risks with the sustenance of these applications are required to be managed proactively.
The purpose of this role is to establish a service performance & risk management framework for all O2C IT services and ensure that services are sustained for long term value delivery with the help of key performance indicators to measure the performance of each service.
Establish & govern the Service Management Framework:
Each service established as part of iOps is expected to address a unique business problem with a set of users from business operations team performing the day-to-day business tasks. Its therefore important to first establish the purpose and success criteria for each service.
Establish key performance indicators aligned to the success criteria of each IT service
Identify stakeholders to be able to realise the value of various IT services, sign off authorities for validating the value of all KPIs agreed
Establish an execution team to perform the required activities to fulfil the agreed KPIs
While the above is a high-level framework to be established and governed by the service manager, the how part of the job can be understood as follows.
Manage all internal & external audits and associated activities required for complete audit compliance of all systems (including KFAS). Work with stakeholders to resolve audit observations.
Perform impact assessment for deficiencies identified, recommend, and align rectification plans with the SMEs and owners, and ensure accurate and timely remediation of deficiencies and report areas of risk.
Participate in control improvement health meetings, provide inputs / feedback for the evolution of the control framework.
Establish framework to implement best control practises from project inception stage.
Act as the face of O2C platform to interface with various stakeholders to provide updates on the platform service risk mitigations.
Supplier management to ensure that the required resourcing, licensing, support contracts etc are in place and renewed on timely basis aligned to the allocated budget.
Run periodic governance along with the key stakeholders to ensure that the service is delivering the expected business value
Experience and qualifications required:
Strong knowledge of E2E Order to cash process and experience of working in Global environment and teams.
Ability to analyse the root cause of the deficiency and propose corrective action and ensure quality deliverables.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with stakeholders. Proficiency in Power point presentation and other MS Suite applications
Overall 10+ years of experience in IT of which 5+ years of experience working on risk & controls management and IT audits.
Bachelor’s in engineering, Computer Science required, and Masters/MBA preferred
Experience building and managing complex IT process design/delivery of quality AM and SD practices
Ability to work with multiple cultures, both within team and stakeholders
Good domain knowledge to be able to work with Platform Directors, and global Stakeholders to ensure alignment within and outside Unilever IT organizations.
Conversant with budgeting practices & governance
Counterparts in various IT platforms like ERP, Integration, Customer Development, Supply Chain etc
Process Owners and SMEs
Business stakeholders across globe
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