SAP Concur Client Success Manager, SMN


July 21, 2021

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Client Success Manager, SMN

Under moderate supervision, the Client Success Manager is responsible for the on-going satisfaction and partnership of named customers within the assigned client base. This position will serve as the partner and advocate for named accounts to ensure the highest levels of on-going retention and satisfaction, as well as identifying upsell opportunities and opportunities for increased utilization and adoption. In addition, the Client Success Manager will develop qualified references within their client segment. Additionally Client Success Managers will develop and maintain strong relationships, with both internal partners and clients. This position is structured as a phone-based delivery model with a high volume account base. Moderate travel may be required. Client Success Managers report to a Manager or Director level.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships within assigned client segment to ensure maximum satisfaction and retention levels.
  • Identify and execute business strategy for assigned client segment. Work cross-functionally to execute on individual client strategies. Identify opportunities for adding greater value.
  • Identify opportunities for additional ARR by proactively contacting clients on a weekly basis and developing strong relationships with CDRSE’s to strategically manage clients to leverage upsell opportunities.
  • Identify and implement specific strategies to increase utilization and adoption for overall client portfolio.
  • Develop qualified references by establishing credibility and responsiveness with assigned clients. Ensure clients receive appropriate acknowledgement for providing references.
  • Identify, prioritize and resolve client issues/concerns; coordinate with appropriate internal departments to provide response and/or solutions.
  • Identify and implement improvements to processes, documents, tools, reports, etc. to benefit team and internal/external clients.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to discuss accounts and look for trends or commonalities. Ensure the best interests of both clients and Concur are being fairly and objectively represented.
  • Identify and execute business strategies that contribute to the success of the key metrics of the position – retention, upselling, increased utilization/adoption, contractual compliance and opportunities for expansion.
  • Other duties/special projects as assigned.
  • Be aware of, and comply with, all corporate policies.

Education, Experience & Training Required:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in client service capacity with high level of interaction with internal/external clients and partners.
  • Software industry experience preferred.

Job Specific Specialized Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to analyze a situation, define key objectives, and recommend strategies and action plans.
  • General understanding of business, financial systems and organizational decision-making.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to assess and analyze issues/data and develop or implement appropriate plan to resolve.
  • Must possess a client-focused attitude with the ability to act as a client advocate when escalating and resolving issues.
  • Proven ability to engage and interact with internal teams to resolve client issues.
  • Planning and project management capabilities.
  • Ability to give presentations to small and large groups of people.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) skills.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Discoverer, Cognos and PeopleSoft/Vantive CRM preferred.

Critical Performance Competencies:

  • Business Acumen/Strategic Business Perspective – demonstrates business/marketplace knowledge (policies, practices, trends, etc.)
  • Client Value Creation – demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external clients’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction and excellent results for the client
  • Influence – uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to influence internal and external clients, enhancing Concur’s financial success
  • Interpersonal – builds and maintains trusting relationships with associates and clients
  • Change Management – initiates, manages or participates in the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers and accelerate its pace
  • Energy/Drive – exhibits strong desire to achieve
  • Personal/ Professional Effectiveness – demonstrates ability to be self-directed and self-motivated
  • Intelligence – acquires understanding and absorbs new information rapidly
  • Planning and Organizing – optimizes use of time and resources to achieve desired results
  • Accountability – holds self and others accountable for results

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Requisition ID:298646 | Work Area: Sales | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time |