Amazon Web Services: Customer Service Operations Manager

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13 May, 2014

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Customer Service Jobs in South Africa

AWS has an opening for a Sr Manager, Customer Service, who will be the senior leader for AWS Customer Service based in Cape Town, South Africa. We are seeking a Customer Service leader with strong operational, leadership, and strategic thinking ability that will deliver the global standard in customer service for the technology industry.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in managing CS or equivalent operational teams is a must
  • A record of driving projects to improve support-related processes.
  • Proven strong leadership skills to manage change and critical issues in a highly dynamic environment
  • Proven strong customer facing skills required to drive customer communications
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus and exceptional analytic skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

 

Overview: Amazon.com was recently voted #5 most admired company in the US, #1 most innovative, and # 1 in Customer Service. Amazon’s technology business has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services. Now, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) you have the chance to help individuals and businesses take their computing infrastructures and applications into “the Cloud”. As a member of the AWS Support team, you will be at the forefront of Cloud technologies with interactions across the full breadth of AWS services. You will be surrounded by people that are wickedly smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success. The AWS Support team is a both a self-standing P&L and a critical operational function with the ability to drive Free Cash Flow and a world class customer experience. We have a team of talented technical customer service associates, support engineers and software developers located in 9 locations around the world.

AWS has an opening for a Sr Manager, Customer Service, who will be the senior leader for AWS Customer Service based in Cape Town, South Africa. We are seeking a Customer Service leader with strong operational, leadership, and strategic thinking ability that will deliver the global standard in customer service for the technology industry. The leader will envision and execute the customer service roadmap for AWS by incorporating best-in-the-world customer centricity and excellent operations skills to drive continuous improvement to the AWS platform. The leader will significantly contribute to the success of AWS by strategically leveraging customer feedback and driving continuous improvement through contact reduction and other initiatives.

The AWS CS Operations Manager will have responsibility to;
· Manage AWS Customer Service operations in Cape Town and work closely with all global CS sites
· Responsible for delivery of continuously improving operational metrics and service levels for global AWS Customer Service
· Drive customer communication during customer impacting events (e.g. outages, billing issue, price changes, etc.).
· Drive projects that improve customer support-related processes and our customers support experience

  • Represent the AWS Voice of the customer to ensure improvements are driven within service teams and self service capabilities within AWS.
  • Work with the local and Global Site Leaders who directly manage CS teams to influence operational execution
  • Develop key metrics and performance indicators to measure overall financial performance and provide foundation for continuous improvement.
  • Plan and conduct periodic business reviews with AWS teams to influence and evangelize with Senior Leadership in AWS
  • Develop and build an organizational structure that aligns the talent to the strategic objectives for the group. This leader will be responsible for continuing to build an extremely high caliber team.
  • Help define the next 12-24 month customer service and self-service roadmap and assist on the definition of and delivery against the new capabilities specified in the roadmap.
  • Work with AWS leaders and software development teams to design, build, and maintain processes and features to make AWS more successful.
  • Ensure AWS customer feedback is incorporated into business plans, product roadmaps and feature development.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • He or she will have strong experience with quality engineering, process improvement, and operational excellence.
  • This leader will be known for his/her ability to communicate vision and drive execution and work seamlessly with both technical teams and business teams.
  • He or she will have a strong reputation for attracting and developing the best talent.
  • This leader will have the intellectual capacity to look at a wide array of options and identify what truly matters.
  • He or she will be someone who stays connected to the details of his or her business.
  • He or she will be an inspiring people manager and adept at quickly growing the organization.
  • 5-10 years of Management Experience incl. managing managers
  • Experience with AWS, Cloud Computing or technical support industry
  • Experience with pre-sales in the IT industry
  • Master’s degree

 

How to Apply

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