Manager, CSS MEA

    • Amman, Jordan

Job Requisition ID #
20WD41751

Position Overview

The Customer Success Specialist Manager role requires a highly organized and disciplined individual who will work collaboratively acrossour matrixedorganizationtodevelopstrategy,processes and playbooks to drive Customer Success initiatives and renewals businessfor our offerings. Theidealcandidate must be a strong coach and leader and be extremely process-oriented and efficient. TheCSS Manager will hire, train, support and manage theCloudCustomer Success Specialist (CSS)to drive onboarding, adoption and retention of high-risk customers. This role will setcustomer engagement & sales strategiesto drive adoption of our offerings.The manager is also responsible for setting adoption and renewalstargets and is directly and indirectly responsible for a large percentage of overall revenuewithin these accounts assigned to the team. TheCSS Manager will establish, manage and refine post-sales processes to drive increased renewal rates (RR), enable team members to have customer business conversations to drive customeradoption&health, and secure revenue by leading a team with responsibilities in closing subscription renewals.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing team of Customer SuccessSpecialistswithin the MEA region
  • Set clear WHAT/HOW Goals for each individualEmployee andCoach the employees to achieve or exceed their Goals
  • Ensure the team keeps account information/required field up to date and accurate for reporting/strategy purposes
  • Oversee and review team's customer engagements for maintain operational excellence and meet/exceed customer expectations
  • Ensure team follows defined processes and workflow for documentation of best practices and workflows while encouraging innovation and continuous improvement
  • Work with key BSM and GTS stakeholders tokeep teams updated on strategic initiatives, results and alignment of goals
  • Provide decision making execution, and/or oversight/direction when challenges arise
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and new developments utilizing this information for business improvement and team development
  • Articulate the CSS team charter to Autodesk sales management- where applicable by assigned region/account
  • Managesthe activities of CSS team, including hiring, coaching, developing talent, team culture and performance management in a SaaS, ARR, or MRR revenue environment
  • Direct team with corporate goals andusesSMART goals to deliver results that influences a customer to adopt, expand and renew their Autodesk subscriptions
  • Ensure their team members have the skills and competencies to accurately assess a customer's level of risk for retention and renewal using various digital assessment tools and reports
  • Hold their team's accountable to drive and close renewals within an assigned territory, industry or market and ensure overall satisfactory customer experience subscribing to Autodesk's solutions
  • Responsible for executing the retention and renewals strategyby their teams,for high-risk customers, setting sales & subscriptions targets, and ensuring that revenue is maintained
  • Managethe performanceof their teams for theonboarding, adoption, retention and renewals process for the customer success organization
  • Establish, manage and refine post-sales processes to drive increased renewal rates (RR), enable team members to have customer conversations to drive customer health, and secure revenues by leading a team that closes subscription renewals for Autodesk Solutions
  • Build and refine reporting and processes for the CSS team tomanage several hundred customersthroughout the year through provide cadence tools and experience in prioritization of effort vs impact
  • Collaborate with other internal organizations and coordinate internal resources as needed
  • Knowledge and working understanding of the customer's lifecycle and customer's journey post-purchase, the latest post-sales customer success and renewals sales tools, techniques, and methodologies
  • Partner with Sales (Sales teams, Partner Ecosystem, Technical Support, Client Services, Etc.) on account and territory planning as appropriate to promote a positive customer experience
  • Work closely with Digital Customer Success to influence digital content and delivery to improve customer health


Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience in sales, customer success and/or customer service in IT/technology industry
  • Proven experience of leading customer-facing team members (people management)
  • Previous experience in a role which required motivating and developing team members to drive customer and business outcomes
  • Previous experience working with customer success/services teams of reseller and services partners
  • Outstanding communication, organization and time management skills


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