Services Engagement Manager

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Job Summary:

Veeva is seeking a talented, highly-motivated and experienced Services Engagement Manager (SEM) to join the Professional Services team. The ideal candidate will be a successful, analytical leader with a strong focus on customer success and proven track record in software implementation services sales. S/he will thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environments, and have very strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese.

The SEM is responsible for setting customers up for success and representing the holistic value proposition and effort behind a Veeva Product Implementation. This is a critical role in ensuring successful customer engagements during the scoping and planning phase, regardless of whether the implementation services are delivered by Veeva Professional Services or by a key Implementation partner.

The SEM is an integral part of the sales cycle, acting as a solution expert working in close alignment with the Veeva Sales Team. Utilizing Veeva product knowledge they will structure the right solution and identify the appropriate project charter to successfully include staffing, timeframes, and associated costs. Delivery of Statements of Work (SOW) is a key deliverable from the SEM, along with the implementation partner recommendation. 
The SEM should also ensure that the customer has the right support mix to ensure their ultimate success, beyond the implementation cycle. 

Ideally located in Shanghai but Beijing may be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Align closely with pre-sales teams to lead customers in defining their implementation approach
  • Set client and internal stakeholder expectations correctly with a focus on long-term success
  • Position and sell implementation services by authoring formal and informal Request for Proposal responses, SOWs and other contracts
  • Provide expertise on Veeva project methodology
  • Position support, training and other solutions that may be needed for a successful customer experience
  • Professional Services pre-sales materials and methodology
  • Travel regularly

Requirements:

  • Significant life sciences experience, or experience with products and/or processes related to Pharma
  • Enterprise level project management experience (contract management, risk management, staffing)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, executive level presence and experience in facilitation
  • Collaborative and consultative work style
  • Ability to link business processes with product/technical solutions
Nice to Have:
  • Good educational background
  • Understanding of Pharma industry besides IT technologies, such as business, operation, management
  • Experience with processes related to marketing in life sciences companies
  • Experience with Cloud-based solution deployment


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