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The Client Success Specialist builds and maintains the client relationship to drive value for the client and increased lifetime value for NTT.
This role is responsible for multiple small-to-medium scale or simple (single-service) contracts.
As the primary post-sale point of contact for clients they drive client-facing activity through NTT’s Client Success Management Charters of Adoption, Expansion and Renewal.
Acting as the clients’ trusted advisor they help the client realize value from their relationship with NTT and ensure the client’s relationship experience is a positive one.
They are required to work in partnership with NTT’s sales and client / service delivery management teams to deliver in-contract growth and a successful on-time renewal.
Radford reference :
Serves as the primary post-sale point of contact for clients / customers. Uses in-depth knowledge of client industry and / or business processes, deep knowledge of the product being sold and technical expertise to drive and increase adoption and utilization of company products.
Demonstrates product features beyond central functionality to help the customer achieve specific business results and maximum value from the product(s).
May recommend specific solutions to achieve customer’s desired result. Holds direct responsibility for identifying opportunities and closing additional revenue from assigned clients, including upselling and cross-selling of related products;
accountable for client renewal and retention results. Ensures best practices are adopted for product use. May handle escalations and coordinate across functional areas of the company, including Marketing, Sales, Professional Services, Engineering, Finance, Training, and / or Support.
Working at NTT
Key Roles and Responsibilities :
Client Nurture / Relationship
Develop and maintain the relationship with client representatives to Management level, being recognised as the client’s trusted advisor’ at NTT
Ensure the client is able to interact successfully with NTT and to optimise the engagement (measurable through improving CSAT)
Act as an escalation point for client issues which are not being resolved though standard process, facilitating a satisfactory client outcome with relevant resolver groups within NTT
Participate in regular business reviews with the client
Ensure the client is aware of, and is successfully adopting Offer features and increasing their usage of services (as appropriate)
Proactively help the client to realise demonstrable value from the Offers and meet their original business (procurement) objectives
Drive up-sell of existing Offers / services and close the deals to achieve revenue targets
Identify cross-sell opportunities (to extend NTT’s footprint with the client) and facilitate engagement with Sales / GTM functions to engage the client on these opportunities
Demonstrate the value delivered by NTT throughout the lifetime of the contract and drive a successful and on-time renewal
Minimise churn (client, revenue, service) at renewal and seek opportunities to drive up-sell / cross-sell as part of the renewal process
Client Success Practice
Be an active member of the Regional and Global CS Management practice
including adopting standard methodologies, platforms / tools, KPIs, best practice activity, sharing experiences with the community)
Responsible for Data Quality Management within own client portfolio
Build and maintain Client Success Management skills and operating knowledge
Build and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of NTT’s Offers
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes :
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain solid stakeholder relationships up to Management level
Account planning and stakeholder mapping and management techniques
Ability to interpret a client’s business strategy / plans and understand opportunities for NTT solutions / services
Knowledge of NTT’s Offers and services, including the core functionality & features, linkage within NTT’s service portfolio, pricing structures, client benefits
Ability to provide an external industry viewpoint (including industry insights, technology trends and competitor landscape) and to highlight NTT’s expertise and differentiated offerings and position NTT’s partnership offerings with the client
Strong sales skills (consultative selling and negotiation) with the ability to identify up-sell opportunities and close resulting deals
Ability to execute on-time renewals with minimum volume or price churn
Strong knowledge and understanding of IT service environment, service operations and ITIL practices
Understanding of NTT’s high-level operating model and the ability to develop and maintain relationships across relevant cross-functional teams.
Understanding of NTT’s billing processes and client invoicing linked to contracted services
Understanding of financial statements and metrics, including revenue, expense control, and growth relative to market in order to hold strategic client conversations.
Understanding of contracts and contract management; with the ability to maintain the contract, to discuss with the client and understand how to position as a value exchange
Academic Qualifications and Certifications :
Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree;
or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.
Certification and working knowledge of ITIL practices
Additional relevant vendor certifications would be advantageous
Required Experience :
Demonstrable experience in a client-facing role in one or more of Sales, Service or Consultancy disciplines in a large scale (preferably multi-national) IT services environment.
Demonstrable subject matter and services product expertise within sales and operations
What will make you a good fit for the role?
Standard career level descriptor for job level :
Seasoned and experienced professional
Has full understanding of specialisation area
Resolves wide range of issues in creative ways
Fully qualified, career level, career journey-orientated
Uses good judgement in selecting tools and methods to solve problems
Networks with senior internal and external people in own area of expertise
Receives little instruction on day-to-day work, receives general instructions on new assignments
Typically requires demonstrable related experience with a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree; or moderate level experience and a Master’s or equivalent degree;
or a PhD or equivalent degree without experience; or equivalent work experience
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