Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.
In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission.
With over 12,000 employees worldwide, the Microsoft Customer Experience & Success (CE&S) organization is responsible for the strategy, design, and implementation of the Microsoft end-to-end customer experience.
This newly expanded organization reflects the Microsoft ambition to be known as a customer experience company, ensuring our Microsoft mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more is enabled by delighting customers and consistently exceeding their expectations in every interaction through a connected customer experience.
Microsoft has a tremendous opportunity to exceed customer expectations and drive greater customer loyalty and trust, which leads to greater satisfaction, retention, and growth.
The CE&S organization is looking for people with a passion for delivering customer success to help us build a future where customers come to us, not only because we provide industry-leading products and services, and also because we provide a differentiated and connected customer experience that is rooted in our commitment to delivering on customer outcomes.
Do you have a passion for Azure Cloud services and supporting customers with their most critical needs? Do you have a knack for working across teams and groups at the senior level to drive holistic solutions?
Are you dedicated and experienced in cultivating global and diverse teams? Do you have deep knowledge of Azure cloud and hybrid services?
If you answered yes to these questions, this job was made for you! The CSS Apps + Infrastructure Partner Delivery team is looking for a seasoned and skilled global leader to drive our business in the EMEA region.
Primary Job Functions :
Description of Role / Responsibility :
Provide global leadership and coordination in customer feedback, hiring, readiness, and collaboration with Azure EngineeringEnsure an effective workflow and feedback loop exists with your global peers to drive performance including closure on common process breakdowns as seen worldwide.
Assist with global escalation of issues connecting with customers as needed to show Microsoft commitment.Develop, execute, and sustain mechanisms to drive positive customer service engagement and experiences.
Accountable for operational and business review scorecards and reporting to drive performance.Drive stakeholder engagement with Azure EngineeringIdentify both internal and customer facing tooling and documentation gapsManage a team of 100+ technical support engineers and their managers globally
Customer and Partner Experience (CPE) for Support Incident and Critical Situation (CritSit) casesEmployee Satisfaction, Professional and Technical Readiness and PerformanceFeedback from Field and Key Stakeholders on effectiveness and quality of EngagementPerformance and stability of key operational metrics such as NSAT and Initial Response
Required Qualifications :
At least 8 years of related experience in a Global Technical Support Center or customer service industry, product support, technical support, IT Admin support, consulting, systems, or product development.
At least 4 years’ experience as a Manager of Managers or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications :
Knowledge managing in a Cloud / Services environmentProven communication skills at the executive level internally and externallyProven track record in the management of global service delivery operationsStrong technical background in Enterprise technologies and cloud servicesBachelor's degree in engineering, management, business, or related field or 4 years work experience
Other skills and Competencies :
Communication : Represent Microsoft and communicate with corporate and internal customers via telephone, email, or other electronic means, regarding technically complex issues with Microsoft software products.
Be able to logically and accurate communicate to various levels (Engineers to Business Owner and Executive). Lead and recovery situations with customers.
Customer focus : Ability to put customer first, lead and prioritize work to deliver great customer experiences. Maintains focus on the customer experience when balancing short- and long-term decisions.
Collaboration : Communicates with individuals from other teams or organizations and listens carefully to how they perceive mutual issues or opportunitiesInfluence for impact : Listens for the priorities and concerns of others and acknowledges differing perspectives.
Adaptability : Actively seeks information and tests assumptions; shifts his or her approach in response to the demands of a changing situation.
Judgment : Scopes problems by identifying key issues, inputs, stakeholders, and outcomes.Creative Problem Solving : Solves abstract problems by considering the environment and applying original thought.
Drive for results : Sets clear and challenging goals for a portfolio of work and pursues them with enthusiasm and passion.
Proven related experience in a Microsoft Global Technical Support Center, Microsoft Services or customer service industry.
Demonstrated experience as a Manager of Managers or equivalent
Knowledge managing in a Cloud / Services environment
Proven communication skills at the executive level internally and externally
Proven track record in the management of global service delivery operations
Strong technical background in Enterprise technologies and cloud services
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and / or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings : Microsoft Cloud Background Check : This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire / transfer and every two years thereafter.