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Desktop Services Supervisor in Dallas, TX at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

While providing the highest level of customer service, the Supervisor of Desktop Services will coach and mentor team members, track all information in the ITSM call tracking system, manage the day-to-day productivity of the team, ensure continuous updating of applicable documentation, as well as represents the team in all projects. The incumbent will track daily KPIs in order to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of the team, identify opportunities, and recommend modifications to the management team. This person will need to field escalations in a timely manner and ensure quality in accordance with all SLAs. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Develop and oversee weekly shifts and on-call schedules for team members, this includes ensuring uninterrupted support coverage for a 24x7x365 on-call rotation
  • Comply with standard processes and procedures for documentation
  • Interact closely with the customer to understand needs and/or requirements and take action to resolve customer problems and/or concerns in a timely manner
  • Ensure team member ticket resolution within agreed upon SLAs
  • Manage geographically dispersed teams to achieve results
  • Consistently seek to develop oneself and the skills needed to be prepared for future opportunities within the company
  • Assist in troubleshooting team member related issues and process escalated tickets for investigation
  • Provide training and coaching to all team members
  • Participate in projects; as necessary such as audits
  • Communicates complex ideas or situations clear, simple and/or understandable
  • Ensure all business impacting incidents are fully documented and properly escalated to the applicable support teams
  • Develop and document policies and procedures to implement team practices
  • Participate in system or application triage with support teams or vendors
  • Drive toward the achievement of business results in a manner that focuses on profit and service
  • Apply knowledge of IT industry and key external environment changes (e.g., market trends, technology, global factors) to advise customers and provide forward thinking solutions
  • Facilitate weekly team meetings and one-on-one assessments with each team member
  • Coordinate activities with help desk, network services, or other IT teams
  • Provide input and assist in testing and selection of future technologies and devices
  • Ensure that staffing and skill levels are maintained throughout the team
  • Ensure the team is adhering to all service management principles and processes

 Minimum Skills and Competencies:

 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and discretion
  • Strong customer service focus to successfully interact with end-users and peer teams
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement
  • Must perform well in high-energy, dynamic and team-oriented environments
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with an enterprise ticketing system
  • Self-motivated achiever who gains satisfaction from providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to assist other team members in conveying information to business partners
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to lift and carry computers and computer monitors
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems with emphasis on Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • Ability to communicate technical topics and concepts

Desired Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related discipline
  • Active Directory knowledge
  • CompTIA IT Certifications
  • ITIL Service Management experience
  • 7+ years of experience in an IT Support Environment
  • 2+ years of experience in an IT leadership role
  • Experience working with networks and servers

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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