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Marketing, Sales & Service

Service Development Manager

  • Location
    • Opfikon, Zurich
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate the efforts of cross-functional team members to orchestrate an end-to-end aftersales solution throughout the customer lifecycle
  • Develop strong performance KPIs and lead your team members to collective success
  • Leverage multiple data sources such as customer research, analytics, and insights to prioritize a set of D2C aftersales experiences
  • Partner with technical and product teams to execute requirements definition, development, and implementation
  • Work across the organization to deliver a simple yet highly effective service model that is customer obsessed and profitable
  • Manage and prioritize issues and enhancements impeding the customer experience or adoption in the market for continuous improvement
  • Distill the essence of our customer’s needs, and represent as well-defined Product Briefs, Epics, and Features
  • Help drive global alignment and execution of new processes, features and service elements
  • Identify new aftersales technologies or products that improve our ability to service customers and improve revenue performance
  • Manage projects and coordinate with multiple functions to enhance current processes and develop new processes specific to the European markets
  • Anticipate customer experience and value risk throughout the aftersales journey
  • Help to develop aftersales standards and ensure performance of authorized service repairers
  • Guide issues and uncertainties through effective decision framing and working towards resolution
  • Keep abreast of current consumer trends, competitive activity, and technology advancements

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in a retail or customer experience environment
  • Knowledge of D2C business model
  • Capacity to consolidate multiple sources of disparate information into easy-to-understand views for leadership
  • Ability to translate global and regional trends and insights into meaningful product attributes
  • Propensity to influence and implement ideas cross functionally with appropriate level of regionalization
  • Capability to develop product roadmap and lead product from concept to market launch

Preferred Skills:

  • Customer Focus – ability to gather customer insights and prioritize product features appropriately
  • Cross functional collaboration skills and the ability to handle ambiguity
  • Organizational and learning agility
  • Business and technical acumen
  • Prior Experience in working with/for D2C automotive retail or Hospitality industry

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