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Service manager - ITG NOC

Apply REF: BNP018335

About BNP Paribas Group:


“BNP Paribas Group is a leading European bank with a strong global footprint across 72 markets and more than 202,000 employees. The Group provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships”.


About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Businessline/Function :

The Network Infrastructure and Telecom team is responsible for supervising, monitoring and developing the Networks, Infrastructure and Telecommunication of the regional Hub of BNP Paribas in the India region, liaising with BNP Paribas Head Offices where all major banking applications are hosted. Telecom Team activities plays a major role in the structure of processes that govern decision making around IT investment, client and suppliers relationships, project management.

Job Title:

Service Manager – ITG NOC






Infinity, Mumbai

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Reports to:


Manager- ITG NOC



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Position Purpose

The main activities of the Service Manager- NOC is to manage the service delivery, SLA’s & escalations from external telecom carriers. In addition, it also involves reporting of various parameters (eg. SLA, Incident) to internal BNP Paribas clients, follow up on major incidents, and act as escalation point in case of urgent business needs during incidents.

He will assist the team in ensuring effective Service Management to meet service-level agreements and control costs.

Knowledge (speak, read and write) of French language is additional advantage.

Direct Responsibilities

-       Service Manager is expected to be familiar with all the SLA’s in place and ensure that the telecom carrier continues to meet the signed SLA.

-       Setup monthly conference calls with each of the carriers and check their presented availability

reports with internal BNP Paribas produced data (available from existing internal BNPP systems), discuss and agree the availability for each circuit and site.

-       Follow up on any non-SLA compliant circuits or sites and report on action plan to BNP Paribas management.

-       Follow up on regular outages on circuits or sites and report on action plan to BNP Paribas management.

-       Follow up with WIN Finance team the SLA breaches on a regular basis and inform of the associated penalty rebates

-       Make recommendations on improvements that can be made to improve the service levels

-       Make available all reports to BNP Paribas management, so future contracts can be improved upon.

Service Management

-       Receive all requests for maintenance from carriers and create a single weekly outage ticket

-       For carrier network changes, check all times are non-business hours for the site(s), back-up circuit availability and if not challenge the carrier to move the times and dates

-       From the ITSM system, produce a weekly report on the planned changes, ensuring that there are no clashes with other planned changes for the sites and ensuring agreement has been received (by the ticket owner) for the change and Inform the effected sites in concern of the outage times and obtain agreement from them.

-       On a daily basis monitor the NOC and BNPP L3 team service queues and chase tickets owners for updates and timely closure ,Escalate to BNPP management any tickets which are having a large service impact.

-       Act as an escalation point for any issues and facilitate any dialogues between different IT teams to aid resolution of the incident. If necessary set-up and chair conference calls, inviting IT staff to discuss and contribute to the resolution of the incident

-       Maintain and update regularly a database of site contacts, carrier contacts and escalation management, broadcast lists for incident reporting. This will be used by the staff to manage communications.

-       Maintain a Problem management log in ITSM, and report on a regular fortnightly basis the status of the problem tickets. Correspondence with the problem ticket owners to update their status and agree closure. Some problem tickets may be owned by the Service manager

-       Produce a Post Incident report (PIR) for any declared P1 incident and send to BNPP management for agreement. Once agreed any follow up action items to be logged as Problem tickets and followed up on.

Service Reporting

-       Produce and communicate a monthly report by business line on SLA’s on all their sites and circuits.

-       Produce and communicate a monthly report on all incidents by business lines and commenting on any breaches of SLA and recurrent failures.

-       Participate if required on a monthly or quarterly conference call with the business IT teams to explain the monthly SLA reports and commenting on any major or repetitive incidents. Follow up on any requests.

-       Produce a monthly capacity report (from existing BNPP systems) by each business line, showing trends over a 12 month basis and highlighting any circuits which would be need of upgrade

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

-       Minimum 16 years of education required

-       Good Communication skills (verbal, written)

-       Manage effective relationships, both internal and external

-       Strong reporting skills

-       Ability to prioritize

-       Ability to identify issues and liaise with multiple parties to raise awareness for improvements

-       Familiarity with ITSM tools

-       Knowledge of carrier technologies, IP and IT infrastructure

Specific Qualifications

-       B.E or Equivalent

-       ITIL Expert Qualification

-       Advanced MS office skills (email, Excel, Visio, Word)

-       English and French Language skills

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Communication skills - oral & written

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Transversal Skills:

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage a project

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications

- Ability to engage customers independently for ongoing incidents; high level of ownership and initiative needed; needs to work independently with minimal or no supervision.

-Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.

-Should be able to articulate technical concepts in documentation.


Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Other Degrees / Certifications / Vocational, Technical or Professional QualificationsExperience Level: At least 7 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to deliver / Results driven, Communication skills - oral & written, Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving, Ability to synthetize / simplify, Client focusedTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change, Ability to inspire others & generate people's commitment, Ability to conduct a negotiation, Ability to set up relevant performance indicators, Ability to develop and leverage networksReference: BNP018335