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Technical Support Team Lead

Eastwood, Nottinghamshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. Our Support Services team play a pivotal role within the Microlise Group, ensuring a speedy and professional response to issues and incidents, whilst delivering the highest level of support to customers. We achieve this with our great employees who continue to support, develop and deploy innovative, industry-leading technology solutions and services that enable our customers to optimise fleet utilisation and driver performance, to reduce costs and to improve service delivery. As our new Technical Support Team Leader, we are looking for someone to motivate and drive team performance; who are responsible for delivering technical and functional support to our global customer base. We looking for an innovative team leader who can join us to challenge to status quo, whilst encouraging and driving a customer first mind-set within the team. This is an exciting opportunity for a customer focused individual, with a technical background and drive to succeed! Are you passionate about effective management of incidents? A great leader, leading with experience and by example? Yes? We d love to hear from you! What you ll be doing: Lead, motivate and develop the team, encouraging a constant focus on progressive improvements to our customer satisfaction Daily reporting and management of all incidents in progress and aligning technical resource when required, ensuring daily incident update targets are met Oversee and manage incident resolutions within SLA across your team Monitor, track and drive incident investigation, diagnosis and resolution in order to exceed/meet Service Level Agreements Lead and work across departments at a highly technical level and communicate to development teams and key stakeholders, in a way that will allow them to hit the ground running on urgent issues Standardise work practices and processes, developing CSI and quality culture Promote service excellence and work on an ITIL structure throughout Supports regular SLA/OLA/KPI performance data gathering and the determination of remedial/corrective action Maintain an intimate awareness and understanding of incidents allowing effective communication with senior management / customers, managing expectation of key stakeholders Working closely with other departments including but not limited to all ITIL areas and Development to provide technical support, complete technical investigations and make ongoing improvements to processes and procedures Proactively arrange chair and minute meetings for investigations and resolutions with internal and external customers Write and contribute to technical documentation including knowledge articles, diagnostics and standard fixes/known issues What we re looking for: Demonstrable experience within a customer support team leader role, or similar discipline Passionate about supporting and developing your team, with experience holding regular 121 s supporting PDP s, etc An enthusiastic and positive approach to helping customer and delivering technical support Excellent communications skills; able to convey technical information in a clear and concise way to a non-technical audience Excellent customer service skills and experience supporting your team to manage incidents through to resolution Knowledge and experience of technical solutions supporting ITIL processes, such as SQL server, would be highly advantageous Why Microlise? When your groceries arrive at your door or you sign for your online parcel, one or more of our software, telematics or proof-of-purchase solutions has probably been used. Our solutions deliver value to many of the UK s leading grocery retailers and food logistics providers as well as to household names including JCB, Eddie Stobart, Carlsberg, Waitrose and Royal Mail. Proudly Midlands-based, Microlise has been operating for over thirty years, and in July 2021 became a Publicly Listed Company with shares trading on the London Stock Exchange. Our growing business is guided by our culture which drives the way we behave, the way we work, the way we connect with our customers, and the way we support and develop our people. Full support and training to ensure you are well equipped to succeed in your role Access to our salary sacrifice EV Car Scheme - payments are made before tax and other contributions, so saving you money, whilst doing your bit for the environment! Invested in employee health and well-being with over 20 mental health first aiders in the business 25 days holiday, excluding bank holidays, increasing with service Private medical insurance with Vitality Health including rewards for members such as: Free Amazon Prime, Apple Watch, discounted gym membership and many more! Employee Assistance Programmes Free Costco membership, 20% off EE mobile and line rental, and other local discounts Great staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards Free Microlise Cresswell Racing Tickets, support British Superbikes Executive Box at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham Recruitment Process For successful candidates, interviews will take place whilst the advert is still live, via telephone and video conferencing; so don t delay getting your application in! Recruitment Agencies Whilst we make every effort to directly source candidates for our live roles, we do have a very small preferred supplier list on the occasion we may require additional support. We therefore do not accept speculative CVs and/or cold calls to our Recruitment Team or Hiring Managers
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  • Job Reference: 705460559-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Microlise
  • Location: Eastwood, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Dependant on Experience
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent