Partner Service Manager Switzerland

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HP is a proven leader in personal systems and printing, delivering innovations that empower people to create, interact, and inspire like never before. We leverage our strong financial position to extend our leadership in traditional markets and invest in exciting new technologies.
HP has an impressive portfolio and strong innovation pipeline across areas such as: blended reality technology, 3D printing, multi-function printing, Ink in the office, tablets, phablets, notebooks and mobile workstations.
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We are looking for a Partner Service Manager (f/m) to support Switzerland.

This person is responsible for improving channel partners' ability to succeed with HP Print contractual portfolio, including S-Print/HP LaserJet, HP PageWide, and Samsung-branded printer products.

People in these roles will act as trusted advisors and champions for HP's top channel partners for service and support related activities in order to support HP products, supplies and servicesvcs growth, and partner success in delivering best in class service to their customers. People will integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create solutions for channel partners.

These positions will be in strategic geographic sites, close to partners to be supported. They will operate in close partnership with the HP Global Business Units, Region Marketing, Sales teams, and HP Customer Support teams.

They will operate in close partnership with Country Sales & category teams, Customer Support functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a single point of contact for service managers at major partners deploying and supporting HP's Channel Partner portfolio
  • Lead consulting with partner delivery teams in planning, delivering, and managing complex support design, deliver, and manage delivery of office printing solutions.
  • Drive monthly/quarterly reviews with partners
    • Provide expert consulting on a specific technology, application, service offering or market segment through proactively maintaining high-level technical, operational expertise and understanding of industry trends to develop channel partner relationship.
    • Apply deep and broad office printing technical background and knowledge of copier industry trends to manage critical channel partner relationships
    • Anticipate, understand partners needs from HP
    • Promote HP strategies for improving products serviceability, diagnostic tools, SDS Value proposition
  • Proactive Support
    • Integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create solutions for channel partners.
    • Gather feedback, provide access to existing documentation and support tool set, fleet support reporting
    • Find broken processes, improve communications, fix breakdowns and define improvements plans.
    • Deploy service programs and program changes with partners
  • Reactive Support
    • Resolve technical and business incidents.
    • Elevate Customer Support Level 2 and Global Business Units' attention on unresolved issues to find and fix hot problems (parts and service issues...) through a fast Turn Around Time.
    • Log complex cases for ensuring appropriate actions by Level 2, Global Business Unit, and country reporting
    • Quickly sSolve light technical issues or escalate to appropriate teams in Customer Support and Global Business Units
  • Operations management
    • Ensure partner readiness for process and systems training. In case of a compliance investigation, drive engagement with partner's management
    • Perform Partner assessments and ensure partner compliance to HP Ops guide
    • Ensure new product and service communications to partners and proactively track Service Qualification readiness completion
    • Review partner delivery performance (Delivery KPIs) and corrective action plans
  • Is the HP Sales and category focal point for partner selection, on boarding , post sales issues
  • Mentor/consult with team members, other organizations, customers, and vendors on the most complex issues and CS ecosystemTechnical expertiseMentoring
    • Apply deep and broad office printing technical background and knowledge of copier industry trends to manage critical channel partner relationships.
    • Integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create solutions for channel partners.
    • Mentor and consult with team members, other organizations, customers, and vendors on the most complex issues.
    • Mentor and assist less-experienced team members on complex incidents


Education:
  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar field, or equivalent experience. Masters of Business Administration preferred.


Required Experience and Skills:
  • 5-10 plus years of support, engineering, and technical experience with office copiers and office printing providers. Preferred to have additional experience with scanners, printers, MFPs, and similar products.
  • Experience working across organizations.
  • Process improvement and process implementation experience, especially with complex, distributed systems. Project Management Professional or Lean Sigma Black Belt certification preferred.
  • Relationship management
  • Fluency in English and key local languages required.
  • Greater than 50% travel required.


What is in for you?

We are characterized an extremely employee-oriented corporate culture - our «HP Way» . Above all, we put focus on mutual trust, openness and honesty in teams and our common goal is to provide the best quality and innovation to our customers.

In addition, we offer our employees flexible working hours, a competitive salary and future-oriented benefits such as company pension plans. We make equal opportunities, the achievement of work-life balance and constantly career options our goals.

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