Salesforce.com, Inc マネージャー in Tokyo, Japan

Job CategoryCustomer Success Group

Job Details

Department Description

Technical Support team never lose sight of the importance of having Fun and maintaining a work/life balance. The team nurture a ‘start-up culture’ that keeps us focused on speed, excellence, and unrivaled “Customer Wow”, which ultimately fuels our customers’ success. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

Role Description

A Manager of Technical Support is responsible for ensuring the success of our customers by effectively managing a team of Success Agents (Salesforce Technical Experts) along with associated support projects and processes. This position will report to the VP of Japan Technical Support in Tokyo.

Responsibility

·Manage a team of support engineers that are located in Japan region·Manage the daily operations of the team members, including schedules, case and phone routing and coverage, out of office coordination, health check delivery, etc.·Manage support level and customer satisfaction metrics; ensure the support SLA's are being met and exceeded.·Manage a team of highly skilled engineers to handle daily case volume and major customer escalations·Identify opportunities to improve metrics and team efficiency·Hire, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure an efficient business operation.·Coordinate with other Customer Support Managers to ensure optimal allocation of resources across overall caseload demand.·Manage the communication of new or recurring problems to product management, product development, customer facing employees, and customers.·Conduct regular 1:1 meetings and Formal Reviews with team members to monitor progress, to set expectations, and to coach and develop employee skills·Receive and manage customer complaints and escalate to appropriate personnel ensuring successful and timely resolution·Identify and implement changes to methods, processes, systems, and technologies to improve operational metrics.·Inspire continuous improvement in support delivery.·Minimize escalations via early warning processes·Ensure team has access to development tools, methodologies, resources needed·Collaborate closely with peer managers as part of a global team to ensure regional goals are met

Requirement

·Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Management with technical focus·5+ years experience working in critical support operations·4+ years in support management or support operations lead position, ideally managing technical support resources·Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese

·Knowledge of development methodologies, development life-cycles, and use of development tools in a support capacity·Experience with support tools and phone systems·Ability to understand and escalate issues efficiently and appropriately·Demonstrated strong work ethic and advanced organizational skills·Ability to develop and deliver creative business solutions for complex problems·Ability to effectively work with tight schedules and fast paced environment·Ability to attract, hire and retain high-performing support professionals

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” six years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.*LI-Y

Department Description

Technical Support team never lose sight of the importance of having Fun and maintaining a work/life balance. The team nurture a ‘start-up culture’ that keeps us focused on speed, excellence, and unrivaled “Customer Wow”, which ultimately fuels our customers’ success. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

Role Description

A Manager of Technical Support is responsible for ensuring the success of our customers by effectively managing a team of Success Agents (Salesforce Technical Experts) along with associated support projects and processes. This position will report to the VP of Japan Technical Support in Tokyo.

Responsibility

·Manage a team of support engineers that are located in Japan region·Manage the daily operations of the team members, including schedules, case and phone routing and coverage, out of office coordination, health check delivery, etc.·Manage support level and customer satisfaction metrics; ensure the support SLA's are being met and exceeded.·Manage a team of highly skilled engineers to handle daily case volume and major customer escalations·Identify opportunities to improve metrics and team efficiency·Hire, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure an efficient business operation.·Coordinate with other Customer Support Managers to ensure optimal allocation of resources across overall caseload demand.·Manage the communication of new or recurring problems to product management, product development, customer facing employees, and customers.·Conduct regular 1:1 meetings and Formal Reviews with team members to monitor progress, to set expectations, and to coach and develop employee skills·Receive and manage customer complaints and escalate to appropriate personnel ensuring successful and timely resolution·Identify and implement changes to methods, processes, systems, and technologies to improve operational metrics.·Inspire continuous improvement in support delivery.·Minimize escalations via early warning processes·Ensure team has access to development tools, methodologies, resources needed·Collaborate closely with peer managers as part of a global team to ensure regional goals are met

Requirement

·Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Management with technical focus·5+ years experience working in critical support operations·4+ years in support management or support operations lead position, ideally managing technical support resources·Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese

·Knowledge of development methodologies, development life-cycles, and use of development tools in a support capacity·Experience with support tools and phone systems·Ability to understand and escalate issues efficiently and appropriately·Demonstrated strong work ethic and advanced organizational skills·Ability to develop and deliver creative business solutions for complex problems·Ability to effectively work with tight schedules and fast paced environment·Ability to attract, hire and retain high-performing support professionals

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” six years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.*LI-Y

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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World's Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years running. The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1/1/1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world. Salesforce is a team sport, and we play to win. Join us!