The Director of Services shall be responsible for day to day operations of different Services teams at the Philippines site.
This includes management of the leaders and employees across different functional areas like Technical Support, Technical Success, and / or other Services teams.
Next to that this role will also be response to drive projects across the site to drive operational excellence, facilitate the growth of the site and optimize processes and procedures to improve the employee experience and handle functional escalations.
This role will also function as the joined backup for the Managing Director Philippines and will work close with US and other leaders globally to establish appropriate strategic plans, operational policies, procedures, and identify operational performance measures of the site and employees across departments to ensure global alignment and uniform customer experience.
The Director of Technical Services will be a leader and motivator for all employees and will work closely with the other local leaders and US functional managers driving the NICE inContact Leadership approach bringing local employees and leaders to a higher (performance) level.
Work hours will need to be flexible to accommodate the 24 / 7 nature of the operation but will be centered around US hours.
As a Director of Services, a Typical Day Might Include the Following :
Responsible for operating costs, expenses and budget within the teams
Advisory role on hiring salaries and merit for local employees within the teams
Responsible for time tracking and billing
Lead planning and implementation of the strategic initiatives and long-term goals for the operations groups and aligns plans with US (global) leadership that leads to operational metrics for the year
Identify key risks that could prevent the achievement of the strategic company and departmental plans and proposes relevant mitigation measures
Identify best practices and areas of improvement using current industry and business trends
Develops reports, with Service Operations team, to indicate the performance of teams
Participate in a cross-functional / cross-departmental team for program and project development
Local branding in coordination with local and global HR, Marketing and Communication teams
Develops a detailed annual operating plan for the services groups that will allow the organization to achieve its strategic plan and company goals
Organizes his / her group(s) into resource efficient and effective operating units
Initiates, develops and implement (incl document) processes, procedures and systems to improve team performance and ensure compliance with global company policies and local government policies
Anticipate hiring trends and needs from an operational and employee perspective
Always espouse company Code of Ethics and NICE inContact policies and procedures
Handle customer escalations and drive / contribute to initiatives to mitigate customer escalations and improve customer communication
Responsible for Business Continuity Plan (BCP) / Disaster Recovery (DR) staffing partnering with other site leaders
Ensure global operational alignment for consistent and uniform service delivery and quality of our global 24 / 7 support ensuring that all employees perform tasks effectively and maintain healthy and safe working environment and culture driving our high-performance culture and leadership approach
Act as the voice of the customer, championing change and improvement across customer experience, drive change and influence future change / projects to support and achieve improvements in customer experience
Communicate in an effective and professional way with internal and external customers of NICE inContact as well as functioning as an escalation resource for employees and customers
Builds and leads an effective and cohesive (management) team across the cross functional groups of NICE inContact Philippines
Ensures adequate orientation and appropriate training of all staff members towards enabling them to perform their roles effectively and design and build training and certification programs to ensure future success
Drive local employee knowledge (sharing) and training initiatives
Works with direct reports in ensuring that performance management and staff development is carried out for the whole team according to established Performance Management processes
Partner with HR to drive employee engagement and retention and take an active participation role for site wide initiatives
Role may include managing remote employees / teams
Travel when and where required to satisfy core responsibilities and company needs
Might require engagement with local and regional customers / partners incl (hosting) site visits and during sales efforts
Represent the company on formal and informal events, this may include legal representation
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and employees will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.
This organization reserved the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job descriptions do not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
To Land This Gig You'll Need :
Bachelor's degree or master’s degree in Business / Management or related field or equivalent work experience required.
10+ years of managerial experience in global or multi-national company .
5+ years of proven global experience leading a similar sized (technology or contact center) technical services organization
Excellent written and oral communication skills - English
Ability to engage key people at all levels across business units and geographical area to achieve goals and objectives at both strategical and operational level
Proven leadership with ability to influence, challenge and negotiate at senior levels using sound judgment
Excellent coaching and mentoring skills with an approach that builds cross functional high-performance capacity in a team environment
Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer experience
Ability to motivate and develop a cross functional workforce
Strong business and operational acumen
Understanding of multi-faceted business operation
Experience of managing and effectively delivering large scale program implementations and process / system optimizations
In depth knowledge of markets and changing business environments
Solid time management, organization and prioritization skills
Experience Preferred :
International work experience
SAAS or UCAAS industry
Matrix and Remote management
Multilingual (eg, French, German, Japanese etc.)