SAP HEC De-Escalation Officer - Customer Solution Adoption Specialist Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 193274

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

The SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) organization manages all cloud delivery aspects across all the managed and public cloud offerings at SAP, and drives the transformation towards one cloud experience in close collaboration with the respective leaders of sales, services, support and marketing. SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud will spearhead the entire cloud experience of the SAP cloud portfolio.

Within HEC, the Customer Office is responsible for Critical Incident and Customer Management, as well as the proactive safeguarding of the top 50 strategic HEC accounts globally. The HEC Customer Office will focus on end to end customer satisfaction and retention and act as an official input channel to HEC Delivery for the prioritization of continuous improvement initiatives.

The HEC De-Escalation Officer will act as De-Escalation Architect for Critical Incidents in close collaboration with the Mission Control Center which is part of Digital Business Services with a 24x7 coverage. The goal is to bring the customer’s core business processes up and running again as soon as possible. The HEC De-Escalation Officer also act as HEC Critical Customer Manager responsible for Critical Customer situations, including supporting the definition of Top Issues and Action Plans, coordinating across different Lines of Business (LoBs) and reporting back to senior management stakeholders. Furthermore the HEC De-Escalation Officer will support projects and initiatives around continuous improvement topics for end to end customer experience in the Hana Enterprise Cloud and act as an official input channel to HEC Delivery on the same.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Owns critical incident/situation (escalation level 2 = incident escalation/production down) and creates the overall Action Plan with input of the Cloud Major Incident Manager (MIM), Manager on Duty (MoD) & experts from various areas of HEC Delivery and Digital Business Services

  • Communicates the Action Plan, solution approach, status and resolution to the customer

  • Communicates to and aligns with internal stakeholders (e.g. HEC Delivery, Sales, DBS Support & Consulting, Board)

  • Support team with critical Customer Management to de-escalate the situation by tracking the defined top issue and action plan, supporting internal and external communication, with potential remote/onsite activities.

  • Support Continuous Improvement for all related delivery processes (HEC Delivery Management, Incident, Problem & Change Management) with feedback from the critical customer situations

  • You will work a total of 16 holiday and weekend days a year

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills

  • Proven track record in managing client / customer engagements either in Sales / Pre-Sales, Consulting, Hosting or Digital Business Services Support Environment

  • Willingness to work in an international / global virtual matrix organization

  • Ability to work across Board Areas, LoB and organizational boundaries

  • Well-developed analytical and structuring skills

  • Strong communication and presentation skills in English

  • Technical understanding of IaaS offerings and architectural layers

Preferred skills

  • Good overview on the SAP Hana Enterprise Cloud Offering

  • Perspective on current Cloud Hosting trends and their impact on business strategies

  • Knowledge of SAP CRM and ICP tools (minimum basic understanding)

WORK EXPERIENCE

2-3 years professional experience, out of which minimum 1 year in similar position

EXPECTED TRAVEL

10-30%

LOCATION

Palo Alto area only

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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