Information Technology Help Desk Manager

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Apr 24
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Information Technology Help Desk Manager

Gateway Services is Canada's first accredited pet aftercare provider offering 24/7 professional grief support, memorial keepsakes, pet burial, and fully trackable pet cremation. With 150+ locations, 2,000 team members and servicing over 17,000 veterinary clinics across North America, Gateway has built a solid reputation for providing compassionate and respectful aftercare for pets and the people who love them.
Please visit Gateway Services Inc. to learn more about us.

LOCATION: Guelph, Ontario (Hybrid role)

SUMMARY:
The IT Helpdesk Manager, reporting into the Director IT Operations, is responsible for effectively managing end-user expectations, setting the organizational standard for IT support engagement, and serving as a communication channel between Team Members and the IT organization.

HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Effectively manage, develop, and train the Helpdesk team.
– Ensure that all processes used by the service desk are thoroughly documented, continuously audited, and improved.
– Conduct and share results from service and operation performance reviews.
– Promote the service desk with senior management and work to ensure that its business value is understood.
– Coordinate and manage all relevant stakeholders, including the Helpdesk team, Team Members, and other teams that involved in the Helpdesk operations.
– Manage the cost of running the Helpdesk operation.
– Monitor ticket volume and performance metrics while supporting the team in exceeding expectations, including corrective action if necessary.
– Establish and implement ITIL standards.
– Escalation and resolution of software issues to the information systems/development team.

– Escalation and resolution of third-party software or systems issues by the support team.

– Collect feedback to determine patterns and issues to find resolutions or provide the Team Member FAQ to ease in troubleshooting.

– Develop and maintain a technical support and knowledge base.

– Maintain departmental staffing by recruiting, selecting, training and developing personal growth opportunities.

– Conduct regular check-ins with all direct reports to monitor performance, track progress on the completion of work duties and responsibilities and discuss successes and challenges.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED: 
Education 
– Minimum five years of professional or technical experience in IT with a strong background in all aspects of customer service.

Experience
– Minimum two years of management experience that demonstrates proficiency in leadership techniques and management of resources.
– Hands-on experience with a wide variety of computer software, hardware, and peripherals, including Microsoft 365.
– Demonstrated experience (use, administration, and configuration/development) with ServiceNow ITSM platform.
– Experience with computer security systems, password, networking and file protection protocols.

Skills & Abilities 
– Ability to balance and plan the short-term actions of the team to meet SLAs and service growth.
– Knowledge and demonstrable understanding of best practices for service management.
– Strong communication skills, including the ability to be influential and persuasive with stakeholders.
– Ability to communicate and give instructions to a non-technical audience.
– Customer-service oriented with a problem-solving attitude.
– Time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 
– Prolonged period sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

YOU’LL LOVE WORKING WITH US BECAUSE:
The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with!

OUR CORE VALUES:

People First
Exceed Expectations
(HIT) Honesty, Integrity, Trust
Be Passionate and Caring
Continuously Improve

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US: 
Competitive Pay
Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
Potential for Career Growth
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays & Time Off
A Sense of Community
Great Hearts & Minds Scholarship Program 
Gateway Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gateway Services Inc. and our brands are committed to providing accessible employment practices and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our employees are our greatest asset and each employee's cultural differences, life experiences, self-expression, and unique capabilities are what build our company culture and success. If you require accommodation due to disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at hr@gatewayservicesinc.com.


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