Jafferjee Brothers Exports (Pvt) Ltd
Job type full-time
Full job description
Partner program manager
Location: salt lake city, ut or remote, usa
The partner program manager is a blended role combining the skills of a project manager with the management responsibilities of an account/partner managerThis position is primarily a partner-facing, billable position chartered with owning the relationship between nice incontact and our certified implementation partners (cips)Partner program managers engage cips in a support capacity and provide specialized expertise around nice incontact products, the contact center industry, and other contact center ecosystem topics including crm, telecommunications infrastructure, analytics, integrations, acd, wfm/qm and others.
The partner program manager functions in a project management facet to multiple assigned groups of cips, with an overall goal to make them an extension of nice incontact’s internal professional services departmentPpm’s are responsible for both technical and business tasks including managing partner relationships, forecasts, program/process automation/development, technical product support, and implementation deliveryThe partner program manager oversees the configuration of nice incontact products, based on best practices and
Customer requirements, coordinate inter-departmental activities within nice incontact, forecast delivery of projects by quarter, track time and status within nice incontact systems, act as the escalation point for project risks/customer concerns, and other tasks related to the success of his or her engagementThis position is also a partner leader and is expected to serve as a mentor and coach for partner leadership, project and implementation managers.
This position is responsible for the performance in all areas related to nice incontact solutions provisioning, implementation, and deployment of technical and business solutions to clientsThe customer base consists of public and private sector agencies and businesses employing diverse information management and contact center environments.
As a partner program manager, a typical day might include the following:
Provide level 2 technical support guidance to partners, internal junior team members and non-technical account managers
Provide process, data and object modeling in a variety of application and database environments
Perform quality audits on partner implementations
Provide forecast updates to quarterly implementation commitments
Provide assessment of database design, development, and enhancement, as well as management and coordination of changes to existing applications
Provide insight to technical architecture leadership, analysis, design, development, and enhancement
Maintain senior-level expertise in industry leading contact center technologies
Coordination of subject matter and product experts to confirm configuration issues and or platform limitations
Serve in a project manager capacity via management of end to end system life cycle development of small to large-scale projects
Provide consultative support for best practices regarding solution design and configuration
Project tracking via nice incontact systems and processes
Act as point of escalation for implementation, technical, customer or project related concerns
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment overseeing the deployment of up to 40 continuous projects
Conduct weekly meetings with partner leadership to cover issues, risks and project status
Conduct quarterly business reviews with cip leadership to go over actual performance and create action plans when needed
Stakeholder and project sponsor of internal program and process changes
Assist with quarterly forecasts and provide status updates to upper level management and sales teams on a continual basis
Provide feedback and assist with the creation of partner program features, presentations, and internal evangelizing
Present a professional image in conduct, attitude and attire
Oversee multiple teams of cips, consisting of senior leadership, project managers, implementation managers and platform engineers
Provide leadership to individuals on team(s) through coaching, feedback, qa audits, quarterly business reviews, and performance improvement plans
Prioritize, assign and manage department activities and projects in accordance with the department's goals and objectives
Responsible for onboarding both new cips and their implementation managers, including organizing of training and certification.
Required education, experience, and specific job related skills
Bs/ba in technical (e.g., cs/is/ee) or business (e.g., marketing/mis) field or equivalent work experience requiredMba preferred.
The ability to perform in a cross functional role blending account management, business acumen and product specific technical skills.
6+ years of professional experience beyond education requirements above.
Experience with managing external partnerships and coordinating with internal departments.
Implementation: broad skills in both technology & analysis; experience in communicating at a technical and functional level while managing business rapport.
Business optimization: deep skills around business analysis/call centers; experience in the kpis and best practices of call centers and their operations.
Education & enablement: professional and confident public presence; experience in commanding large audiences as a trainer and/or speaker.
Desired personal profile: analytical, inquisitive, service & team-oriented, friendly demeanor, early adopter.
Prior account management
About nice incontact: nice incontact makes it easy and affordable for organizations around the globe to provide exceptional customer experiences while meeting key business metricsNice incontact provides the world’s #1 cloud customer experience platform, nice incontact cxone™, combining best-in-class omnichannel routing, workforce optimization, analytics, automation and artificial intelligence on an open cloud foundationNice incontact is a part of nice (nasdaq: nice), the worldwide leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions.