Service Desk Team Lead

Listed 15 days Ago
Craigs Investment Partners
Financial Services

About the role

Become part of a busy professional team whose goal it is to ensure that Craigs Investment Partners (CIP) employees have the correct systems and technology performance to meet the business’s needs. Reporting to the Technology Operations Manager, you will be part a dedicated Infrastructure and Service Delivery Team, delivering ICT services to 570+ users.

The key focus of this role is the leadership and mentoring of the Service Desk team to drive a culture of continual process improvement, and to ensure the team always meet their SLA’s with the business. The Team Lead will also be responsible for: 

  • detailed reporting on individual and team KPI’s and operational metrics;
  • team member coaching / one on ones;
  • roster management;
  • leading the Service Improvement program;
  • oversight of the Service Desk queue including being the first point of escalation.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will hold a tertiary or equivalent professional IT qualification and must be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • Be customer focused and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 3+ years’ team lead/management experience in a Service Desk and Support environment
  • Technical Windows, O365, Teams, AD experience and a good general knowledge of IT 
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management, administrative and organisational skills
  • Have a clear understanding of KPI's, SLA's and how to deliver the best service to business clients
  • Ability to work well under pressure

We expect you will have a strong customer service and team focus, good planning skills, and the ability to mentor and coach staff. Also, someone with previous experience in managing a team of IT professionals in a medium to large sized organization along with a good knowledge of IT systems, applications and functions. 


  • Permanent role
  • Full time hours
  • Flexible work options 
  • Central Tauranga location
  • Additional weeks leave (conditions apply)

About the Company

Craigs Investment Partners (CIP) is a multi award winning investment advisory firm which is one of the largest in New Zealand. With 19 offices located throughout the country and over 570 employees, CIP offers solutions and advice to both private investors, corporate and institutional clients.

How to apply

This is a position suits someone with initiative and a proactive approach. A background in the financial sector and an understanding of financial business applications from a customer's perspective will be highly regarded. If this sounds like you, then please apply online now!   

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