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Cisco Customer Experience IC Project Manager in RTP, North Carolina

The CX Center Digital IC Project Manager will act as a change agent to facilitate Technical Services readiness programs and should be comfortable managing projects and speaking publicly to multiple audience types globally. The position will work on projects of moderate scope to ready support teams with a focus on the customer experience. This role will focus on using your project management and analytical skills to lead and assist in development of processes and work flows with the customer in mind. The successful candidate must work within deadlines of structured or unstructured programs, be flexible to business needs and have a dedication to completing high quality results on or ahead of schedule. He/she will be a positive great teammate, with high energy and the aim to collaborate.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Works as a Technical Services champion with an eye on the customer experience across the organization and drive the TS perspective with teams and subject areas
  • Communicate and supervise project status across tools enabling partners to make decisions and are aware of status, timelines, expectations, actions, risks and next steps
  • Interacts regularly with senior managers, directors and, on occasion, vice presidents
  • Work with business line sponsors, lead Program Managers and other Project managers to define and report Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Engage external departments as required insuring that customer operations is represented optimal.
  • Leadership and the ability to collaborate in high pressure environments to develop solutions to complex supply chain problems in a timely manner to help resolve critical business problems.
  • Proven ability to work within a cross-functional environment.
  • Effectively lead multiple engagements in varying stages of fulfillment

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to multitask and have strong time management/organisational skills, exhibiting proficiencies such as self-motivation, accountability, sense of ownership, dedicated attitude and dedication to service perfection.
  • A minimum of 5 years successful sales experience managing a large strategic account, building and developing sales relationships to a CXO level in a growing business environment such as Cisco or in a previous technology sales organization that included account managers and systems engineers.
  • Practical understanding of project management methodologies (PMP, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of general business principles; business development, finance and sales/marketing as they relate to technical support
  • Experience in a post-sales SaaS operations and readiness environment (support center highly preferred)
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, self-guided, multifaceted and fast paced environment
  • Able to work through sometimes ambiguous and unstructured environments to attain objectives; a creative problem solver
  • Possess a solid technical background and experience in a SaaS, Agile or Continuous delivery model
  • Confirmed ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Proven willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • We are looking for self-starters, strong negotiation skills with multi-tasking abilities.
  • PMP certification a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products: Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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