Incident Coordinator

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Government - Provincial
Type:
Contract
Location:
North Bay, Ontario
Job ID:
#162367

Our public sector client is looking for an Incident Coordinator who is results-oriented, customer service focused, and self-motivated information technology professionals with strong operational and process skills. If selected in this role, you will be responsible for coordinating an Incident Management Process 

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Incident Coordinator functions as the primary focal point for priority 1 and 2 incidents while in tandem coordinating the process execution, resource identification and Major Incident Review (MIR) activities.

  • Be the first point of escalation engagement for management staff when reviewing reported incidents and initiating major incident protocols.
  • Prepare clear and concise communications sent to clients and management staff advising of incident impacts, restoration updates, and resolution notes.
  • Employ strong problem-solving skills to identify the nature and scope of possible interruptions to Local Area Network (LAN) or Wide Area Network (WAN) services, assessing the potential impact on users such incidents may have.
  • Extremely adept in multitasking between multiple major incidents, ensuring timely update communications for all active incidents, follow-up with support staff and resources as needed, and initiation of major incident process on new incidents while actively coordinating ongoing incidents.
  • Host Situation Room conference calls to facilitate the coordination of restoration efforts and active action items between multiple support groups and service owners.
  • Engage senior escalation contacts for major incidents with high potential public impact to mitigate possible negative effects to public safety, image and trust.
  • Excellent documentation of all actions taken, including engagement of support staff, planned restorative actions, completed action items and final client confirmation of restoration to ensure accurate restoration timelines can be created for major incident review
  • Manage incident assignments, ensuring that issues are prioritized for follow-up, additional communications are sent to users, and issues are resolved in accordance with service level agreements

SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Technical Knowledge

  • You have knowledge of Incident Management and other Service Management practices such as Change, Problem, Release, and Service Level Management processes and their inter-relationships with the Incident Management processes (ITIL)
  • You have the ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the internal and external IT service providers and corporate organizational players to ensure adequate coverage for Enterprise-wide Incident events

Communication Skills

  • You can maintain process related documentation, report requirements, process improvement recommendations, and education material for the education sessions affecting the Incident Management Process
  • You have customer service and relationship management skills, to establish effective working relationships, and act as first point of escalation for Customer Satisfaction issues
  • You can determine client requirements, consult, and provide guidance

Other Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • You have sound judgment, analytical and facilitation skills
  • You have an understanding of an IT infrastructure environment, along with the ability to understand the potential impacts that Incidents can have on the infrastructure

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