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Job description

Colt is the New Standard in high bandwidth network and voice services for enterprises and wholesale customers in Europe, Asia and North America's largest business hubs. With a global reach but a deep local presence, Colt is big enough to deliver and small enough to care.

Implementation Manager

Role title:

Implementation Manager, Service Delivery

COLT Level:



Reports to:

Martyn Johnston


London Offices

Role purpose

  • End to end ownership of orders in the Service Delivery pipeline, providing a superior customer experience through pro-active communication, order tracking, and jeopardy management
  • Build close relationships with key stakeholders within Colt & customer organisation
  • Liaise with Sales and Sales Engineering to understand what is to be delivered, and how it will be implemented in Colt systems

Key accountabilities

  • Leads smaller projects and contributes as part of a work stream for larger projects

  • Acts as leader for ‘virtual’ teams across SD, driving the timely completion of planning & build related activities in order to accelerate timelines, and meet bespoke customer requirements

  • Keeps internal & external stakeholders fully up to date on implementation timescales and risks

  • Schedules and allocates work for engineers and collates feedback post-installation
  • Lead migration planning on customer projects

  • Support the bid / on-boarding phase

  • Customer updates, reports & face to face meetings

  • Ensure Colt standards and quality are maintained at all times

Key performance indicators (financial and non-financial)

Customer: We deliver an exceptional customerexperience every time.

  • Understands what ‘service’ must be provided to customers and delivers this flawlessly
  • Follows through on customer enquiries, requests or complaints – making sure that the customer has received a response even if not responding in person
  • Identifies all available customer service/performance data and takes appropriate action to resolve issues
  • Proactively reviews personal workload to ensure that duties which impact a customer’s experience are prioritised – discusses issues with manager and agrees how to resolve

Ownership: We take ownership of our actions and our company’s commitments

  • Keeps all promises they make, always delivering to agreed deadlines
  • Hands over work that is complete, accurate and of high quality, to ensure that no re-work or questioning is required, minimising disruptions in our ability to deliver
  • Drives action to improve the way they work and the outcomes they deliver, working with their manager and colleagues to resolve issues/make change - always retaining responsibility for seeing tasks through to resolution
  • Demonstrates initiative by taking on tasks/activities that benefit the customer, business or team, without being prompted or seeking permission

Leadership: We demonstrate leadership, always striving to be the best at whatever we do

  • Drives own personal development to gain the right skills and experience to be able to perform their job to the highest standard
  • Models honesty, openness, integrity and ethical behaviour
  • Regularly requests feedback on individual and team performance – using this feedback to drive personal / team development through personal coaching and team guidance
  • Continually identifies areas where they can add value to the business , raising these suggestions with their manager and implementing agreed actions

Teamwork: We put teamwork at the heart of our business, working with others to achieve success

  • Punctual and prepared for meetings, contributing opinions, ideas and questions to improve the outcome of the meeting
  • Develops and uses methods to share information on their role with others within their team, ensuring that everyone understands how to work together
  • Shares responsibility and provides support when necessary
  • Gets to know team members personally (regardless of where they work) and uses knowledge of others to build a higher performing team
  • Attempts to resolve conflict within the team and subsequently improve overall performance
  • Praises and recognises the efforts of others publically, with the intention of motivating individuals to continuously improve

Role specific requirements

Skills /


  • Impressive communication skills are mandatory (written and verbal)

  • High level of attention to detail is imperative

  • Sufficient technical knowledge to communicate with, and coordinate field, planning and configuration teams with confidence

  • Methodical and highly organised with the ability to prioritise

  • Prince 2 / ITIL desirable

  • Experience in delivering global network services

  • Experience managing large solutions in Data Centre environments


  • Proven experience working with customers in a business to business environment is essential

  • Direct service delivery/order management experience within the Telco/Technology Services industry

  • Proven experience and understanding of Service Delivery

  • Experience of placing orders with, and managing suppliers desirable

  • Managed Telco / Network services coordination / IT Project Coordination

  • Experience of managing customer migrations .

Document control


Reason for change






In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:
  • Flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to making Colt an inclusive and supportive workplace

Job Segment: Implementation Manager, Manager, Data Center, Document Control, Technology, Management, Administrative
Job Sector
Customer Service
Job Position
Customer Service Manager
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