General Electric Senior Staff Customer Success Manager in Trenton, New Jersey
The Senior Staff Customer Success Manager is responsible for driving the ongoing attainment of outcomes for GE Digital’s strategic customers. They act as internal champion and quarterback, coordinating the cross functional approach required for sustained customer success and growth. Key focus areas will include outcome attainment, retention, expansion, and customer advocacy.
In this role, you will:
Lead the development and execution of action plans to achieve identified customer outcomes for named accounts by establishing critical goals or other key performance indicators.
Manage overall post-sales relationship with assigned accounts.
Collaborate cross-functionally to shepherd customers through the onboarding process by providing clear guidance about next steps, maintaining open lines of communication, and connecting customers to the appropriate internal resources.
Monitor post-sales customer lifecycle activities including training, professional services, technical support, renewals, expansion, and advocacy.
Manage customer interactions in a manner that establishes credibility and trust as a business advisor.
Execute growth plans at named accounts to increase adoption/utilization of existing offerings and demand/consumption of new offerings.
Lead the development and measurement of key performance indicators for identified accounts to establish a baseline as well as continued reporting capabilities on outcomes achievement.
Work with customer advocacy team to develop customer specific case studies and references to share covered account’s success.
Achieve customer success outcomes including reduced customer churn, revenue expansion opportunity identification, higher customer product adoption, customer satisfaction, and overall customer health scores.
Advocate customer needs/issues cross-departmentally and program manage account escalations.
Provide timely updates to sales team about potential commercial opportunities at customer site.
Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree. A minimum 8 years of professional experience.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
Must be willing to travel (25%)
MBA or similar a plus
Background in consulting or business development
Familiarity or past experience with customer success team
General urgency in execution and tendency toward speed with ability to adapt and change
Experience managing deep customer relationships (e.g. strategic account management or customer service)
Strong empathy for customers and capability for enabling profitable growth
Proven ability to influence through persuasion, negotiation, and consensus building
Strong executive presence
Strong business acumen including experience working in a B2B environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proactively makes or recommends decisions based on in-depth analysis; Able to define critical problems to be solved; Identifies data sources required to execute analytic; With guidance from manager, able to select and conduct advanced analytic techniques; Uses a formal process to present findings and recommend specific actions that relate to business objectives; Proposes alternative business strategies as appropriate; Applies data visualization to support finding.
Can instruct others on processes and procedures. Advises the customer on most favorable outcome, anticipates potential issues to proactively circumvent issues. Adapts to exceptions and develops new procedures and workarounds for others to use. Resolves issues pertaining to scope, schedule and budget, or drive change management.
Regularly updates product knowledge to understand new features and limitations. Understands the primary competitors and partners in the product space. Understands the go to market strategy and positioning of products. Has industry experience relevant to understanding common challenges and realities faced by customers. Understands navigating the product and can answer questions on basic functionality. Should be able to conduct basic demo of product.
Communicates the importance of understanding customer's business strategies to become an advocate for profitability on behalf of the customer - actively reviews accounts, meets with customers, observes sales force, etc. Coaches/mentors peers and others on the relationship between GE solutions and value to the customer.
Coaches/mentors others on best practices for project delivery and execution. Acts as advisor to others in the area of customer satisfaction; focuses on tangible and intangible benefits to ensure customer awareness and satisfaction.
Teaches others how to design and conduct a thorough client needs analysis and collect VOC data; uses available client data to proactively identify possible needs before they are expressed by client; can use advanced data analysis techniques to synthesize and act on information.
Establishes & communicates team members' roles in relation to their function and data. Shares knowledge, power and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill. Coordinates role responsibilities with that of others to achieve mutual goals. Encourages groups to work together to efficiently resolve problems.
Communicates functional strategy and roadmap with sufficient detail for teams to utilize. Describes functional area information to leaders. Coaches others on effective presentation skills. Collaborates with leadership on mediums and messages that drive the intended direction of the organization with measurable results.
Leads customers to take ownership of explaining their business problems through mutual understanding; engages customers by creating exciting dialogue.
Demonstrates a passion for work and for continual learning. Persistently seeks to accomplish challenges and approaches difficult situations with optimism. Encourages their team's commitment to GE's corporate goals and beliefs. Identifies new opportunities by creating bonds of trust with customers.
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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, U.S., Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming;Open to remote workers in the US;