The Client Service Delivery Manager is the single point of contact and accountability for service delivery operations. Manages all service management activities on behalf of the delivery organization. Accountable for commitments made on behalf of Accenture to the client, including service level agreements, contract scope management, demand management & forecasting, and cost & profitability of service delivery. Interacts with the Accenture Account Management team, IO Portfolio Lead, clients, delivery groups and Service Delivery teams responsible for delivering work to the client. Leverages Service Delivery Managers (SDM) and towers leads to drive day-to-day operations, providing leadership, coaching and direction to delivery teams to ensure alignment with client and Accenture goals, expectations and commitments.• Manage service delivery across all locations where services are provided, such as client locations, Global Delivery Network (GDN) and non-GDN delivery centers, external providers etc. • Manage the delivery of agreed scope of service at agreed price • Ensure the feasibility of the solution and deliver the resolution by leveraging Accenture's full capabilities • Work with Account Management team to commit to client(s) on behalf of Delivery organization on SLA achievement demand plan and delivery schedule • Participate in strategic discussions with client and account team to provide outsourcing expertise • Manage to reduce costs of standard offerings, assets, processes, technologies, licenses, facilities and subcontractors • Work with delivery leaders to optimize delivery pyramid and mix and cost-to-serve including leveraging low-cost locations to optimize balance between cost and delivery targets • Deliver efficiencies through standard processes and synergies • Achieve defined SLA commitments and other financial/operational metrics • Escalate performance issues to Account Management team • Support sales opportunities and validate expected delivery capability • Estimation of new services/contracts and sign off on commitment to proposed SLA • Partner with Mobilization leadership and consistently execute standard services • Address supply demand gaps, confirm demand plan and delivery performance issues, communicate operational issues and continuous improvement ideas • Manage service quality, change orders and financial recovery plans within contract scope • Work with appropriate delivery leaders to ensure resources are committed to deliver the work • Manage the escalations between delivery, client and Account Management team • Participate in account planning and forecasting sessions within the Account Management team • Support the achievement of contract controllable income (CCI) targets and cost-to-serve targets • Achieve year on year efficiency gains in conjunction with delivery service providers
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1. Minimum 10 years of IT experience
2. Minimum 8 years in IT Operations
3. Minimum 8 years of experience leading, coordinating, and motivating teams
4. Minimum 7 years with client relationship & expectation management
5. Minimum 7 years working with infrastructure and/or cloud technologies
6. Minimum 6 years of financial and contract management
7. Minimum 3 years of public cloud operations management experience (Azure, AWS, Google, or Oracle cloud)
8. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Business Administration
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