Level 2 Incident Manager - AVP Level 2 Incident Manager - AVP …

Deutsche Bank
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Deutsche Bank
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Level 2 Incident Manager - AVP
Position Overview


The Level 2 Incident Manager role is part of the Global Major Incident Management Function within Group Technology Production Integrity business unit.

Major Incident Management provides a follow the sun, 24/7/365 support service to manage and co-ordinate Major Incidents (Priority Critical, Priority 1, Priority 2 and Priority 3 Critical and associated Risk Incidents)

Within the MIM function there are 5 roles :

IMS (Incident Management Support) - First line initial call handlers supporting the Level 1 and Level 2 Incident Managers to manage Incidents

Level 1 Incident Manager - Primary focus is to manage Major Incidents (typically P3C and Risk incident) to resolution, provides direction and guidance to the IMS. Can also undertake IMS functions if required.

Level 2 Incident Manager - Primary focus is to manage Major Incidents (typically P1 and P2) to resolution, acts as an escalation for L1 Incident Managers and provides direction and guidance to the IMS.

Level 3 Regional Lead - The Level 3 Regional Lead acts as an escalation point for the L2's, manages PCritical Incidents, provides elevated communications for PCritical/ P1 Incidents and also works on project/strategic initiatives

Director of Global Major Incident Management - Escalation point for the global function, defines project/strategic initiatives, will engage in PCritical Incidents and may engage on P1 incidents and may provide elevated communications for PCritical/ P1 Incidents.

Key Responsibilities for Level 2 Incident Manager:
  • Proactively manages and drives Major and Risk incidents to resolution to ensure that services are restored quickly and safely while ensuring that any associated systems or services are protected.
  • Leads and manages conference calls to investigate, diagnose and drive incident resolution
  • Confirms and maintains the full business impact related to Incidents
  • Undertakes all communications related to management of Incidents
  • Identifies and documents key risks/process issues or concerns observed during the management of the Incident for handover to Problem Management
  • Executes the Incident Management process tasks according to Key Operating Procedures, Working Instructions and KPI's.
  • Acts as a direct escalation point for Incidents from the Incident Management. Support Team
  • Acts as a mentor encouraging the development of IMS and Level 1 Incident Managers
  • Supporting the continuous Service Improvement Programme

You will have the demonstrable ability and aptitude to: (Skills/Competencies)
  • Interface with key stakeholders in a highly pressurised environment
  • Engage individuals across a range of backgrounds and levels of seniority
  • Listen and understand without interruption
  • Work with a large, diverse, and multi-skilled global team that is spread across APAC, EMEA and US.
  • Be calm, controlled, level headed and rational, especially in stress situations, dealing with demanding stakeholders across the business.
  • Demonstrate a good and broad knowledge of IT technologies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of banking business
  • Negotiate and resolve conflicts with an ability to arbitrate at all levels of the organisation
  • Be objective and decisive on incidents
  • Apply and record a logical thought process and realisation for incident analysis & problem solving
  • Always demonstrate Integrity, trust & fairness
  • Communication clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Adapt to changing requirements of the function and organization.

Other general requirements
  • People Management
  • Relationship building
  • Customer & Service Orientation
  • Openness to innovation & change
  • ITIL Foundation/Practitioner in Incident Management
  • Acceptance to work over hours and weekends or in an On Call capacity
  • Experience of working in Global Teams
  • Deep process understanding of Incident Management
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and with teams that are managed by leaders outside the country and are not under direct influence of yourself or your direct manager.

Personal Traits
  • A strong team player
  • Tenacious
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle conflicting situations
  • Ability to multi task with attention to detail
  • Very good time management and organisation skills
  • Able and confident to challenge professionally
  • Assertive not aggressive
  • Risk Management
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • To be able to support and mentor others with an insatiable appetite to continually learn and grow themselves in the pursuit of what's right for the function, bank and colleagues;
  • Ensure that they are able to rapidly respond to new, emergent and continuously evolving requirements.
  • Able to influence others by conveying information clearly and effectively, possessing great written and verbal skills with high levels of emotional intelligence;
  • Lead and drive operation efficiencies in a virtual team that is spread across geographies remotely and give directions, make decisions and provide guidance to the team.
  • Develop partnership with global peers across locations and partner with them to constantly drive global synergies between the teams.

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