Regional Service Manager, North West Africa

Fixed TermFull Time Greater Accra Cepheid

POSITION SUMMARY:

Customer Care is a frontline team that ensures our customers success across the world, by delivering a comprehensive set of support services from our Support Centers across the regions to Field Services delivering onsite repair and maintenance for Cepheid systems.

The Regional Service Manager will be a key leader of the regional Customer Care team accountable for the regional implementation of policy, operational controls, change management and growth proposition, with external channel partners and stakeholders.

Reporting to the EMEA Indirect leader, the ability to bring our regional channel partner network up to our direct standards of service delivery will be critical to continue to enhance customer experience during accelerated growth.

This job will be based in Accra, GHANA or Abidjan, IVORY COAST or Dakar, SENEGAL and will require approximately 25% travel for projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer satisfaction advancement through daily management of service operations, including field visits to maximise productivity and capabilities.
Lead the building of channel partner enablement rigor and process, by ensuring policy roll-outs are successful and maintained. Team management will be required.
Manage key regional strategic initiatives and regional programs, with KPI deliverables adherence.
Use continuous Lean, Six Sigma Principles and problem-solving process to bridge the gap between company and end users, with zero tolerance on compliance deviations.
Work with Regional Business Managers and external distribution partners to identify key service products required by customers to encourage growth.
Work with Finance, Channel Partner Excellence and Program Governance teams to improve data & reporting.
Strict adherence to the Danaher integrity and compliance policy.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education or Experience (in years):

Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of related work experience or Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience.
Extensive B2B and B2C experience managing leading technology or healthcare channel partners and key customer accounts.
Go-To-Market experience in transitions and deployment for sales or service.
Ability to develop relationships, while demonstrating humility and geopolitical awareness.
Project Management and/or commercial experience will be advantageous.
Regularly using audit tools & processes to trigger improvements and to sustain.
Experience working with and presenting to Government and NGO’s will be valuable.
Involvement with customer facing or service organizations preferred as a manager.
Strong culture of integrity and compliance will be critically important.
Knowledge and skills:

Excellent English communicator via remote audio, video, written and in-person.
Second language mandatory requirement spoken, written French
Global perspective with experience in a strong international environment
Experience with Salesforce or SAP. In-depth experience with Microsoft Office required.
Other:

Valid Passport
Infrequent travel into EU Schengen region (France) and USA (California) will be expected
The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

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