IBM z/Platform Team Manager, Leeds, UK - £60,000

IBM z/Platform Team Manager, Leeds, UK - £60,000

Postby Johnny Walker » Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:49 pm

IBM z/Platform – Practice Development Manager - Leeds - £60,000 plus benefits

Our client is a well-regarded banking group who now seek to hire a specialist Team Manager, to manager IBM z/Platform resources.

Core Purpose of the Role:
Perform line management of a pool of resources whose day to day responsibilities are managed by either the Service Lead, Service Improvement Lead or the Delivery Lead.

Principle Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

• Ensure that the team complete timely and accurately banking and Group IT management requirements, such as time reporting, vacation scheduling etc.
• Accountable for defining clear career paths for the z/Platform team.
• Coach and advise each individual on how to progress to the next career level.
• Ensure that top performers in the z/Platform team are recognised and planning is in place for their development.
• Develop a training curriculum for the team based upon skills gap and strategic direction of the z/Platform estate.
• Creation and Management of balanced scorecards as part of the annual performance review process.
• Colleague calibration and laddering.
• Conduct regular 1-2-1 meetings with each individual resource.
• Accountable for performing the mid year and year end performance reviews.
• Ensure that all resources are following the job family framework.
• Accountable for identifying and driving improvement to Colleague Engagement scores.
• Ensure that 360 feedback is sought on leadership team, and the results of such are understood, communicated and acted upon.

Key Capabilities/ Knowledge that Candidates ought to have:

• Strong ability to coach and develop individuals.
• Strong multi-disciplinary delivery experience ideally operating in varied IT environments or companies.
• Highly motivated and strong ‘self starter’ capabilities, interpersonal skills and proven team management experience.
• Must be passionate about excellent customer service and be able to transmit this to others.
• Ability to run large virtual teams across multiple locations.
• An excellent appreciation and understanding of a wide breadth of z/Platform infrastructure and processes.
• Proven ability to understand and communicate with respect to the complex technical environment.

No. of Direct Reports:

• c. 20

Revenue Budget:

• No Budget responsibility, however the PDM needs to ensure that Resource and Technology are effectively utilised.

This role is only open to those candidates with the right to work in the EU.

Please contact, in confidence, with your CV, details of your remuneration and notice period.

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