IT Client Relationship Manager


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IT Client Relationship Manager 

Your new company in a nutshell: 

A successful and family owned NZ company, who have created a safe work environment that fosters individual and collective success. Employing the best staff in their fields, rewarding them well and assisting them to be the best they can be. 

They have approximately 800 employees across more than 20 different locations throughout New Zealand and Australia. The Company is governed by the Board of Directors and managed by the Senior Management Team. 

What will you do? 

Working within the leadership team, the Client Relationship Manager acts as a primary point of contact between Group IT and internal client communities and will advocate on their behalf. This key role provides guidance, facilitation and is essential to ensuring all clients requirements and requests have been addressed by collaborating with key IT staff. 

This position requires someone with a strong technical understanding and background with a focus on people and practice. You will utilise your strong relationship and influencing skills to bridge any gaps between IT and the business. You will provide leadership and guidance for all IT initiatives identified to meet business needs. 

Your background: 
  • An in-depth IT background, with particular management experience in technical consulting or technical support functions across both distributed and centralised IT environments
  • Knowledge of multiple infrastructure/applications technologies
  • Experience with frameworks like ITIL, ITSM, SOX or CMM
  • Experience interpreting business plans and drivers into practical solutions
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating and change management
  • Experience working with critical systems and within a complex environment

Energy industry experience would be desirable. 

What's in it for you? 
  • Working as part of the leadership team
  • Annual bonus
  • Leadership training
  • Generous training budget offered for any other work related training
  • Some discounted products and services

What's next? 
 For further information please call Lisa Smellie or Helen MacDiarmid on 0800 29 89 99 or apply direct by clicking below. 

NOTE for overseas enquiries and non-NZ residents: 
 Whereas we welcome international enquiries, only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and can make themselves available for interviews in New Zealand will be considered for advertised positions. 
 Others may not necessarily be responded to.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Absolute IT Recruitment Specialist PO Box 6790, Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141

Phone: (0800) 298999
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