Manager Professional Services (APAC)
Manager Professional Services
Location: Taguig City, Philippines
The Manager Professional Services is a blended role combining the skills of a Sr. Consultant with the management responsibilities of a consulting manager. This position is a customer-facing, billable position chartered with engaging customers in a consultative capacity and providing specialized expertise around NICE inContact products, the contact center industry, and other contact center ecosystem topics including CRM, telecommunications infrastructure, analytics, social media, and others. The Manager Professional Services, depending on the types of projects onto which he or she is deployed, will be responsible for both technical and business tasks including managing customer expectations and satisfaction, configuring NICE inContact products based on best practices and customer requirements, coordinating interdepartmental activities within NICE inContact, tracking time and status within NICE inContact systems, and other tasks related to the success of his or her engagement. This position is also an organizational leader and is expected to serve as a mentor and coach for junior staff.
As a Manager Professional Services, a Typical Day Might Include the Following:
• Ensure that customer product installations are made in timeframes provided by contracts and Statement of Work
• Accurately adjust customer accounts to ensure the appropriate fees are invoiced
• Reduce company liability by providing an accurate interpretation of the abilities of the inContact suite of service
• Accurately Track hours for customer billing
• Travel Costs remain within budget
• Assists with upselling to customers
• Accurately enter products and services on customer account according to the contract
• Manage to a project budget.
• Ensure expenses are accurately reported according to the Company’s Credit Card, Travel, and Purchasing policies.
- This position is responsible for consultative performance in all areas related to inContact solutions provisioning, implementation, and deployment of technical and business solutions to clients. The customer base consists of public and private sector agencies and businesses employing diverse information management and contact center environments.
- Provide senior-level technical configuration and, in some cases, programming as required.
- Provide process, data, and object modeling in a variety of application and database environments.
- Provide database design, development, and enhancement, as well as management and coordination of changes to existing applications.
- Provide technical architecture leadership, analysis, design, development, and enhancement.
- Maintain senior-level expertise and currency in industry-leading contact center technologies.
- Serve in a project manager capacity via management of end to end system life cycle development of small to large-scale projects.
- Develop costing proposals for projects, perform a risk analysis, and manage change control.
- Provide business analysis, business area assessment, the user needs analysis, and business systems design for major projects.
- Conduct comprehensive cost/benefit analysis and prepare business cases for projects.
- Present a professional image in conduct, attitude, and attire.
- Assist with the development of client information management standards and evaluation of technology trends.
- Contribute to business area assessment, the user needs analysis, and business systems design.
- Assist with comprehensive cost/benefit analysis and preparation of business cases for new projects.
- Supervise a team of direct reports consisting of Associate-, Staff-, and Senior-level Consultants.
- Supervise and mentor all intermediate and junior level inContact staff assigned as members of your project team.
- Supervise during project life cycle any intermediate or junior level client staff, or any sub-contracted personnel assigned to your project team.
- Supervise and mentor all intermediate and junior level staff working on other projects under your area of responsibility.
- Provide leadership to individuals on team(s) through coaching, feedback, development goals, and performance management.
- Prioritize, assign, and manage department activities and projects in accordance with the department’s goals and objectives.
- Adjust hours of work, priorities, and staff assignments to ensure efficient operation, based on workload.
- Responsible for recruiting, hiring, and firing for the department.
- Follow the company Code of Ethics and inContact policies and procedures at all times.
- Communicate in an effective and professional way with customers in and outside of inContact.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.
This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
To Land This Gig You'll Need
- BS/BA in technical (e.g., CS/IS/EE) or business (e.g., Marketing/MIS) field or equivalent work experience required. MBA preferred.
- 6+ years of professional experience beyond the education requirements above.
- 1+ years of management experience. Type of experience varies depending on the Consultant’s specialization:
- Implementation: broad skills in both technology & analysis; experience in communicating at a technical and functional level while managing business rapport.
- Business Optimization: deep skills around business analysis/call centers; experience in the KPIs and best practices of call centers and their operations.
- Education & Enablement: professional and confident public presence; experience in commanding large audiences as a trainer and/or speaker.
- Engineering Services: deep skills in specialized technical & functional areas; deeply technical expertise around software engineering, programming languages, integration, and/or databases.
- Desired personal profile: analytical, inquisitive, service & team-oriented, friendly demeanor, early adopter.
ABOUT NICE inContact: NICE inContact makes it easy and affordable for organizations around the globe to provide exceptional customer experiences while meeting key business metrics. NICE inContact provides the world’s No. 1 cloud customer experience platform, NICE inContact CXone™, combining best-in-class Omnichannel Routing, Workforce Optimization, Analytics, Automation, and Artificial Intelligence on an Open Cloud Foundation. NICE inContact is a part of NICE (Nasdaq: NICE), the worldwide leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions.
NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.