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Service Assurance Officer

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 9th October
Location: Hampshire
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Contract Role: Service Assurance Officer

location: Remote

Duration: 6 Months (inside of IR35)

Start Date: ASAP

Working closely with the Service Assurance Manager covering all aspects outlined below:
*Support the review of end to end business processes and technical interfaces, assuring the suppliers' business areas are effective and able to feed applicable information to the required functions;
*Quality Assurance - support the development of the Quality assurance plan across CFPS;
*Audit - assist in the delivery of the audit process and plan, working closely with the internal security team to assure processes and monitor to ensure it is appropriate and effective in providing assurances;
*Security - working closely with the Supplier and corporate Security team to provide assurances that the necessary processes ensure all information and assets (e.g. security badges) managed by the Supplier are secure;
*Working alongside the Service Assurance Manager, CFO or CFPS test leads and test analyst to support a quality assurance view for the testing planned for CFPS services;
*Work closely with colleagues to support the development of a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDP) Plan for CFPS, and potentially CFO as a whole;
*Working with a range of stakeholders to identify and resolve issues pragmatically and within short timescales;
*Managing, monitoring and reviewing the supplier BCDP plan periodically;
*Management Information - working with the supplier and central MI teams, to develop the overall MI solution for CFPS, and where required the wider CFO, is provided and:
owill deliver MI on time, to required quality
oprovide the client with operational MI reports to support them in all CFPS activities
oprovides with the client MI to verify that the supplier is fulfilling its contractual obligations.
*Reviewing contract for delivery of SLA and KPIs, managing quality, consistency and auditing the service provided;
*Input into wider programme reporting and assurance needs;
*Working with internal customers to ensure that where possible census can help bring benefits to the wider organisation.

Person specification
Essential criteria:
*Experience of working in a Service Assurance environment;
*Experience in building relationships and communicating with internal stakeholders and Suppliers;
*Excellent IT knowledge to support project completion and compliance;
*Knowledge of technical requirements, enabling you to:
oMaintain plans across the supplier and customer workstreams
oHave an awareness of end to end operating models
oMaintain service focus
*Organise, gather and analyse technical information, being comfortable challenging gaps and problem solving;
*Experience of working in a project/programme environment, understanding and identifying issues that can lead to project failure.

Desirable criteria:
*Experience of managing plans, such as audit plans, and developing these to meet business requirements;
*The ability to adapt to rapidly changing business and project priorities and manage customer/supplier relationships.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.