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Manager, Technical Support Engineering(Proactive support)-BLR

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Description

Manager, Proactive Monitoring Engineer is responsible for ensuring the success of our customers by effectively leading a team of Customer Engagement Analysts (Salesforce Product Suite Experts who can work with customers through large scale Salesforce initiated changes) along with associated support projects and processes. This role involves handling critical customer messaging and escalations, career development of individuals, and project management processes.

Apart from day-to-day activities, the candidate is expected to be involved in planning to develop the team, run projects of organizational importance, guide / mentor next cadre of leadership as per Salesforce values, while being a face of organization to the wider world The candidate is encouraged to be independent, self-motivated, proactive, results-oriented and able define and provide a high level of customer satisfaction through the delivery of support services.

Location: Bangalore

Work Hours:

We operate 24x7 which can involve working during one of the below shifts as per business need and also have a non-standard work week(Ex: Tue - Sat, Wed - Sun).

While we have 5 days a week, it is not vital that the weekend is Saturday and Sunday. You may get your weekly off on any day of the week (Mon/Tue, Thu/Fri)AMER hours (Eastern Standard Time - 5.30 PM/6.30 PM IST or Pacific Standard Time – 8:30 PM/9:30 PM IST onwards depending on Daylight Savings Time)

EMEA hours – 12:00 PM/1 PM/2PM IST onwards depending on Daylight Savings Time

APAC hours – 5.30 AM IST onwards Work hours are subject to change depending on Business needs.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Overall work-experience of 11+ years, Strong people management expertise of at least 6 years in technical support/customer success management roles.

  • Strong Experience in handling technical support or customer success professionals.

  • Experience with support tools and phone systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong team player with a service-oriented attitude and a keen focus on enhancing customer experience, understanding customer concerns and working with internal product/program teams to address such concerns

  • Continuously sets the standard on what defines customer service delivery and customer engagement.

  • Excellent situational awareness in handling objections in dynamic customer environments.

  • Leading cross-functional teamwork across global teams

  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, assumes ownership and runs programs with minimal direction

  • Drive stakeholder engagement across peers and senior management

  • Ability to address and actively engage large audiences and hold their interest

  • Strong Executive presence and excellent convincing skills; ability to hold own point of view in tough conversations

  • Provide guidance, mentoring, training and delegate responsibilities to managers enabling their professional growth and development

  • Ability to optimally communicate and coordinate with departments across the organization including Sales, Consulting, CSM, QA, Program Management, and Product Management

  • Strong Critical issue management experience with multiple stakeholders including customers and product teams

  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and advanced organizational skills

  • Ability to develop and deliver creative business solutions for complex problems

  • Ability to attract, hire and retain high-performing support professionals

  • Ability to work on challenging priorities under tight timelines and delivery pressures. Analytical bent of mind to understand data and derive actionable insights

Detailed Role & Responsibilities:

  • We are a 24 hrs 7 days a week 365 days center and hence would need candidates who are open to work any shift based on business requirements including Saturday and/or Sunday.

  • Lead a support team to achieve business objectives including the attainment of targets for customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, service levels, resolution time, and project deadlines. · Set team goals in alignment with Global Support objectives. Assist direct reports in the definition and attainment of individual goals

  • Ensure that direct reports have the resources, information, and processes necessary to deliver effective technical solutions to our customers

  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality technical and soft-skills training for direct reports

  • Deliver performance reviews for all direct reports and provide regular feedback on performance in terms of agreed upon performance and employee development goals

  • Effectively represent the Support department on cross-organizational teams to deliver on organizational objectives.

  • Handle workflows and schedules for direct reports and ensure adequate workload coverage

  • Deliver regular reports that provide qualitative and quantitative descriptions of business performance

  • Handle key processes including FAQ analysis, case reviews, and customer feedback analysis

  • Develop and maintain Support procedures and policies

  • Advocate for customers and define ways to continually contribute to the customer experience

  • Serve as a manager, mentor, knowledge resource, and escalation point for support agents; Build credibility and trust within the support group

  • Develop and facilitate the professional growth and development of team members

  • Empower and install confidence in team members to enable them grow

  • Flexibility to work in staggered shifts, where weekly-offs are not Saturday and Sunday but two consecutive days from the other five weekdays

  • Work as Duty Manager on rotation or as per business needs handling customer concerns and priority issues

  • Take up and deliver on any other responsibilities as assigned from time to time by reporting manager/support management

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