Service Desk Analyst

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Job Description :
Our client is a global manager of alternative investment products, for private and institutional clients across Asia, Europe and Middle East.
They are currently looking for a Service Desk Analyst to be based in Bahrain.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all incidents are accurately recorded, assigned and managed using the Service Desk Tool (SDT)
  • Ensure that requests from end users via either in-person or remote (telephone or email) are dealt with in a professional and courteous manner and resolved upon first contact where possible
  • Support will include locally based users as well as remote users globally
  • Ensure that video and audio conference setup and configuration are managed and prioritized as part of daily operations
  • Support all LAN network functions and work with Infrastructure team to support changes related to all office connectivity requirements. Network switching and routing knowledge is a plus
  • Support and troubleshooting of wireless access and connectivity
  • Support and troubleshooting of iPhone, iPad, Android, and other tablet devices
  • Comms Room Tasks - Port configuration and troubleshooting understanding of how firewall rules impact connectivity wiring comms room equipment understanding of how UPS and AC's works
  • Managing and scheduling local vendors for comms room equipment maintenance and support
  • Office power-downs and powerups for building maintenance
  • Support all desktop related operations, including the installation of software packages and administration of OS
  • Conduct in-person and remote support as needed to ensure technology across firm is operational
  • Support Infrastructure team with upgrades and various deployments that are required to support the office
  • Perform all telephony / voice administration and services to support office communications
  • Administration and support of Microsoft technologies as it relates to Operating System, Intune MDM, SharePoint, and network services
  • Perform all monitoring of technology services and escalate any issues identified.
  • Assist Infrastructure team as needed to help remediate any problems within the environment
  • Conduct end-to-end service ensuring that there is follow-up until resolution of incidents. Conduct IT-Walkthroughs to ensure that non-reported incidents are addressed
  • Maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles
  • Escalate issues to appropriate subject-matter experts in accordance with service level agreements, and follow up on incidents when appropriate
  • Build relationships with subject-matter experts to ensure that IT-delivered services and end-user productivity goals are understood and met or exceeded
  • Be available on weekends and off-hours for occasional office and system maintenance

  • Take ownership of user problems and follow up on the status of problems on behalf of the user and communicate progress in a timely manner
  • Conduct inductions and in-house training for Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Provide statistics for weekly Service Desk reports including trend analysis
  • Produce support documentation and short videos/animations to assist staff with requests for information and provide training if required. Document and manage knowledge base articles
  • Create and manage user accounts, groups, and distribution lists, and perform password resets Comms room equipment
  • User on-boarding and off-boarding

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Priority is to deal with support tickets but also to work on assigned projects and tasks
  • Perform duties that may be assigned from time to time including report preparation, presentations, training, and KPI reports
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evening and weekends with short notice
  • Working on a rotational shift and reachable on corporate mobile for high priority incidents and requests with the ability to provide a timely response

Qualification & Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent (required)
  • BA/BS degree (required)
  • Computer software and hardware troubleshooting knowledge and experience
  • Software and hardware courses and/or certifications a plus
  • ServiceNow experience or certification
  • Service Desk Institute Analyst certification
  • Microsoft certification
  • o Windows 7/10 and other MS technologies
  • Practical VMWare (Vsphere and/or Horizon View) experience
  • Comp TIA A+
  • ITIL certification is a plus
  • Previous Service Desk experience
  • Cisco telephony, AV and video conferencing skills, Teams/Webex/Zoom
  • MS, Cisco, VMware technical training and/or certifications are a plus





Job Source:

Propel Consult was established in 2009 in the Kingdom of Bahrain by Jamie Groom and Barry Prost to provide high quality recruitment and management consultancy services to employers in the Middle East. The company’s original focus was on the Construction & Engineering and Oil & Gas sectors. Due to client demand, this has grown to include the professional services disciplines of Banking & Finance, Legal, Technology and Human Resources.

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