Professional Services Manager/Director

Aria Systems

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Professional Svcs
  • Post Date: 12/31/2020
  • Website: ariasystems.com
  • Company Address: 575 Market Street 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Aria Systems

Aria’s cloud-based monetization platform removes billing bottlenecks to allow companies to quickly launch and evolve their offerings. Only Aria provides speed and agility at scale, delivers actionable customer insights, and empowers business users with direct control to better monetize their offerings.

Job Description

About Aria Systems

 Aria provides a cloud-based monetization platform for subscription- and usage-based businesses. Aria removes billing bottlenecks and allows companies to rapidly introduce and evolve their offerings, bundles, and promotions.

Innovative companies, like Walmart, Allstate, Comcast, Philips, and Telstra depend on Aria for agility to accelerate their time to revenue, maximize customer value, and ultimately grow their business.

 We are looking for talented, passionate people with strong track records and relevant expertise to help us achieve our goals. We are a fast-moving startup that offers a dynamic working environment with a collaborative culture, where you and your peers can learn from each other, and where you can make visible contributions that benefit our world-class customers and partners.

Department Overview

The Professional Services team is responsible for implementing Aria Solutions for our Enterprise customers.  Professional Services purpose is to ensure successful implementations that maximize and sustain Aria Adoption and Return on Investment (ROI), leading to higher customer satisfaction, renewal and referenceability.

Position Summary

The Professional Services Manager/Director owns the customer success with respect to project and program delivery for large, enterprise accounts.  PS Directors will be responsible for:

    Overall project and program health
    Oversight of program delivery strategy, communications protocol, executive steering committee participation, financial tracking, and cost and risk containment

Reporting to the PS Sr. Director, the PS Manager/Director will have the opportunity to positively impact the overall profitability of the team as well as the overall customer satisfaction.  PS Managers/Directors will have PS team members as direct reports and will be responsible for facilitating team member development and perpetuating a thriving culture.

Responsibilities

    Own a portfolio of enterprise programs for the purpose of delivering customer success measured by how profitable the engagement is and how satisfied the customer is with the solution.
    Report to the organization on the financial health of the programs and validate that technical and methodology Best Practices are followed by all project team(s) involved
    Regularly provide accurate and predictable financial controls data (revenue, margin, utilization) to PS Leadership
    Drive new business with existing customers through license upsell/cross-sell opportunities and Services SOWs
    Pursue and close a Financial target (individual and group) for Services bookings and Services revenue
    Actively participate in the Pre-Sales process value messaging Professional Services and Aria Systems overall
    Develop and facilitate clear professional development paths for all direct reports to establish skills and position for advancement.
    Responsibility for P&L of the regional practice and profitable growth based on annual objectives.

Qualifications

Required:

    At least 5 years incremental experience as a team leader and manager of successful implementation teams, ideally of SaaS/Cloud solutions
    Proven track record in large program management at Fortune 1000 companies
    Proven track record of services sales with $3M+ in annual sales.
    Ability to act as a partner/ trusted advisor for CIOs and Finance organization
    Strong program management and general management capabilities
    Understanding of efficient business processes (recurring revenue, billing)
    Strong communication skills with experience developing and managing customer relationships
    Experience working with global and local SI’s in joint project responsibility
    High motivation and desire to do whatever it takes to help the customer and our company succeed
    BS/MS engineering / computer science

Desired:

    Experience with large Telco BSS projects a major plus
    Experience selling Professional Services work related to software implementations
    Understand and address the underlying needs and values that enable motivation and inspiration
    Create and foster strategic relationships with key players both inside and outside the organization
    Be firm and decisive, willing to make unpopular decisions when necessary
    Guide and support others in their development and share knowledge to help inform their choices
    Engage others in outcome-focused conversations to improve their performance
    Consulting/ Advisory experience with a global SI or software company preferred

 

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