Customer Experience Manager

Posted 24 Jan 2019

We are looking for a Customer Experience Manager to manage the full customer life-cycle experience and achieve our client acquisition and revenue growth targets, ensuring that leads and clients receive high quality, personalized service at all times. This newly created Sales & Support Manager position, reporting directly to the COO, is key to enabling the company to achieve its growth and retention strategies. Key responsibilities would include, amongst others: • Leading and managing the Sales, Support & Onboarding Teams – recruiting, objective setting, coaching, motivating and performance monitoring • Designing and implementing a strategic sales plan that achieves the company’s growth and sales targets • Building and promoting strong, long-lasting client relationships • Reporting & Metrics Management • Cross-functional collaboration – building bridges between Exco, Content, Product, Development, Integrations & Marketing to ensure that Sales & Support is a united, revenue generating hub • End-to-end customer life-cycle management - ensuring that innovation, client centricity and delight is the key priority and culture in the team • Budget Management


Western Cape, South Africa

Required Qualifications

Knowledge & Experience Required: • A releant tertiary qualification in business administration or a related field • A proven track record of success as a Sales Manager • Previous experience in Customer Support Management • Sound experience in the design, analysis and interpretation of sales and support metrics to measure and track success, as well as in setting plans to address performance gaps. • A proven track record of experience in managing and innovating the customer life cycle, from end-to end (working backwards from the client). • Proven experience in setting targets and goals to achieve business strategy • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels • Strong commercial business sense and expertise in drafting legal contracts • Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills This Job might be for you if: • You love engaging with staff & clients! • You relate well to people and easily establish good relationships, both internally and externally. • You communicate effectively at all levels. You speak fluently and project credibility. You write well and have stellar grammar. • You respond quickly and appropriately to the needs of others. • You have a knack for explaining complicated things simply. • You are pedantic about details and can easily spot anomalies. • You love solving problems and are not afraid to make tough decisions. • You can plan and execute multiple tasks simultaneously, and in an organized fashion. • You have a passion for motivating, empowering and positively influencing others and have a flair for building team spirit. • You’re level-headed and cool under pressure. When things change, you know how to roll with the punches. • You can tolerate ambuiguity. • You are an out-the-box thinker when it comes to finding solutions for problems. • You are not a lone wolf. You enjoy being part of a wider team and relying on the team’s expertise as our product grows and becomes more complicated. • Basically, you will blow us away with your work ethic, your passion, your integrity, your attitude and your energy!

Additional Info

You’re good at: • The English language (verbal & written) • Client Engagement • Project Management • Narrative writing • Structuring new teams • Leading, managing, motivating, coaching, developing and mentoring Sales and Support Teams • Setting appropriate standards of performance & behaviour • Performance Management • Persuading & Influencing • Networking & collaborating with others • Planning & organising • Using Continuous Improvement tools (such as Lean, Six Sigma, Agile etc.) to improve processes, tech, people and systems • Implementing operational action plans to meet business needs • Management Reporting • Process design, implementation & management • Working in Microsoft Excel & Google Spreadsheets • Setting a good example for the team. Working according to company culture and values, prioritizing ruthlessly, using good communication, and delivering results effectively. • Resolving client escalations regarding sales and service • Providing expertise when setting and adjusting pricing plans and discount rates • Providing advanced negotiation expertise Extra awesome would be: • Your 5-8 years of solutions sales and customer support experience of which at least 3 years should be within a leadership/management role • Bonus points for: o data analysis or BI and Tech solutions experience o tourism industry experience o a relevant qualification or training in Continuous Improvement (Agile, Lean, Six Sigma), Customer Support and/or Contact Centre principles o any experience in the implementation of change management /continuous improvement processes o proficiency in Dutch or German

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