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Customer Success Executive

Cisco Systems Inc.
Garching bei München, Bayern 85748
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Please note this posting is to advertise potential job opportunities. This exact role may not be open today, but could open in the near future. When you apply, a Cisco representative may contact you directly if a relevant position opens.


Why You'll Love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.


What Youll Do

The Customer Success Executive (CSE) role is a highly visible, strategic leadership role within Ciscos new Customer Experience organization working with our largest customers.  The successful leader will directly impact their customers and partners who have purchased Cisco subscription solutions and will provide strategic insights to Cisco cross functional stakeholders. 

The Customer Success Executive will be accountable for ensuring that their customers successfully adopt and realize value from Ciscos subscription solutions.   This includes developing and executing the strategy that will accelerate the time it takes for customers to achieve the business outcomes they planned to receive from Cisco subscription offers.  This leader will ensure the execution of consistent global standards while optimizing for their customer. In addition, the Customer Success Executive will be responsible for identifying opportunities to expand wallet share within a customer and/or partner and effectively passing those opportunities to the sales teams. 

This customer advocate will be responsible for continuous improvement of results, reporting of said results, creating and delivering business plans to key stakeholders, and ensuring support and alignment across the leadership team.  The leader will ensure that the Customer Experience team is working collaboratively and will be responsible for executive communications within the customer and Cisco. Effective measurement and management of diverse teams is a required skillset.


Who Youll Work With

The CSE will build deep relationships with customer senior leadership, partners and the extended Cisco account team members in achieving their goals. The role will:

       Set the overall vision and strategic Success plan for their customer.

       Deeply understands the customer business goals, environment, pain points and operational maturity.

       Build and nurture strong customer executive relationships to develop a holistic and deep view of immediate needs and current programs.

       Help the customer accelerate through the value lifecycle to realize their expected outcomes and drive successful renewals.

       Implement a Success Strategy across the account leveraging Partners as appropriate

       Provide detailed and documented requirements to cross functional teams that improve the impact of the customer experience

       Drive post-sales orchestration of all company wide and partner resources (people and assets) in support of their customers business objectives

       Develop and deliver Quarterly Success Reviews in partnership with account team

       Implement Success Strategy across the account leveraging partners as appropriate.

       Represent the CX organization at the highest levels within their customer and serve as the lead spokesperson and ambassador for Customer success.

       Accelerate Ciscos transformation to a Software and Services company


Who You Are

  • Strategic, self-driven thinker who can develop/implement a GTM strategy across all stages of the customer lifecycle and is skilled at driving continued process improvements
  • Ability to work independently as well as leveraging full team and cross functional resources to ensure successful customer experience at each interaction
  • Prior success with understanding quantitative customer metrics health scores, NPS/CSAT, ARR to tailor interactions and drive actionable next steps to ensure customer adoption and renewal
  • A customer-obsessed mindset with a strong grasp of relevant success stories, customer KPIs, and best practices to drive superior outcomes
  • Strong relationship builder with a focus on aligning and collaborating with key stakeholders   Business Unit Executives, Sales Executives, Delivery Executives, CX Executives, Consulting Executives, Partners and their Executives to drive an integrated, consistent customer-centric approach

Required Experience

  • 10+ years experience in leading customer-facing organizations.  Proven successful consulting with key technical and sales acumen
  • 5+ years of experience with subscription and software offers
  • Ability to manage influence through persuasion, negotiation, and consensus building
  • Strong empathy for customers and a passion for revenue and growth
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement
  • Enthusiastic and creative leader with the ability to inspire others
  • Excellent executive level communication and presentation skills in English plus Danish 
  • Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred

If you are looking for hands-on involvement in crafting the future direction of Cisco and Customer Experience, we have a place for you.


We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Heres how we do it.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool.


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Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-03-07

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