Director, Product Support
Maitland - Florida - USA
As the Director of Product Support, youll take an organization-wide view of performance metrics, process, and training for the US operations product support groups. This includes planning and directing strategies in support of our rapid growth while creating a highly engaged and collaborative culture.
Direct reports include functional managers and an indirect staff of 40+ employees.
Establishes organizational goals and objectives, and monitors performance to plan. Adjusts resources, organization structure, and personnel to achieve attainment of overall goals. Delegates tasks and assignments to appropriate subordinates and monitors progress.
Conceives strategies that improve customer satisfaction, profitability, employee satisfaction, and which support the sales efforts. Builds cross-market, integrated support strategies and is responsible for implementation and results.
Gives significant input into strategic and tactical decisions related to the functional discipline
Solves multiple problems involving complex technical and managerial issues involving functional discipline and across multiple disciplines. Problems encountered are often strategic in nature and have long term implications
Interprets, executes and recommends modifications to company strategies and procedures. Often meets with senior managers and peers from other functional groups to deal with external dependencies and issue resolution
Interacts with senior customer management (VP/Director level) in both pre and post sales situations. Represents Kronos to these customers and has authority to commit significant company resources in these interactions. Responsible for customers overall satisfaction.
Responsible for key product input and requirements communications to Engineering which have very significant impact on medium term company competitive positioning and service delivery costs.
Develops staffing strategies. Recruits and hires staff. Supervises direct and functional reports. Establishes individual performance goals and priorities. Reviews performance against goals. Provides counseling. Plans, approves, and implements programs for the timely development and progress of each individual. Plans and grants salary increases as appropriate. Manages discipline and documentation steps in problem employee situations. Manages dismissals.
Minimum 10 years technical support management experience (3 years at Director level) in a high volume support environment, preferred
Experience working in a Cloud, SaaS or hosted environment preferred
Experience building and running a decentralized organization with close connections to the corporate culture
Bachelors degree preferred and/or equivalent relevant experience
Proven results in improving customer satisfaction, customer retention, employee engagement and team productivity
Proven experience in creating a customer centric culture
Excellent interpersonal, motivational, and managerial skills with an indirect staff of at least 40 employees
Professional communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience working in a fast-paced environment and consistently delivering projects on or before expected due dates
Experience preparing and writing demonstration, proposals, policies, procedures, job descriptions, and schedules
Use of good judgment and a sense of urgency in the decision making process when assessing problems/situations
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