Almaty, Almaty City , Kazakhstan This position is a contingent staff position and employed by an external agency in service for Microsoft.
The Customer Program Manager is at the center of our transformation, where the focus is on innovating our go to market capacity and capability to serve SMB customers better and at scale.
This requires continuous innovation and evolution of our sales engagement strategy, while remaining centered on the SMB customer.
As the Customer Program Manager for SMB, you will be the business owner of Microsoft’s SMB business and the SMB customer advocate across the organization.
To be successful, you must have deep understanding of the SMB market, customer acquisition engines and upsell / renewal motions across services / products and the respective routes to market.
You will lead a v-team of key business partners from the partner, products & services, marketing, and operations teams. As the leader of this v-
team, you will drive alignment on the SMB strategy via the development of a holistic SMB business plan, and ensure always on execution with the right level of investments to address SMB customer needs and accelerate their digital transformation.
The Customer Program Manager core accountabilities include : - SMB Billed Revenue & Cloud Usage / Consumption - SMB New Cloud Customer Acquisition & Growth -
SMB Customer Retention & Renewal to Cloud - Net Satisfaction
Consequently, the Customer Program Manager should have deep business insights into the local SMB market dynamics, knowledge of political / legislative requirements, and demonstrate strategy leadership in the formulation of a robust business plan working in alignment with key SMB business partners to deliver short term results and build a foundation for long term sustained success.
Key business partners include : One Channel Partner, Software Asset Management & Compliance, Partner Programs, Finance, etc.
The successful Customer Program Manager must be an effective and efficient collaborator and v-team leader to drive One Microsoft alignment, execution, and results through business partners and via extended v-teams.
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Customer / Partner engagements and new business incubation : The Customer Program Manager is responsible for supplementing global data with local insights to optimize for customer life time value through acquisition, retention and growth strategies leveraging scalable routes to market.
In order to do so, the Customer Program manager should leverage their strong local SMB market insights on customer preferences, competitive dynamics, and digital maturity to identify local customer plays, optimize demand generation and influence execution across the routes to market.
Microsoft sees the whole person and looks to support your well-being on every level.
The successful candidate is an experienced sales and marketing leader with deep SMB customer insights, a track record of business strategy, sales leadership and hands-
on execution excellence. Specifically, this highly visible and strategic role requires a candidate, who possesses the following characteristics :
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