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Senior Support Account Manager

Company Description

At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you. 

With more than 7,700+ customers, we serve approximately 85% of the Fortune 500®, and we're proud to be one of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World's Most Admired Companies™.

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Job Description

What you can expect from us:

At ServiceNow, we make work better for everyone – including our own employees. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible for our employees. Win as a Team is part of our culture, and we aspire to wow our customers. We stay hungry and humble and focus on creating belonging. Sustainability, inclusivity, and diversity are key focus areas within our business framework so that we have transparency, equity, and accountability to deliver meaningful, measurable change. With our vision and dedication for a better future already underway. Join us on this journey!

 

In addition to a competitive salary, supportive teams, and a real opportunity to progress in your career with a forward-thinking organisation, we provide resources to help you and your loved ones be well. From benefits plans and programs, to mental health resources that offer coaching and 24/7 support, to family support resources and parental leave programs – we want to help you take care of yourself and your loved ones. Below is a glimpse into even more of our offerings or click here for a full list:

 

  • Along with holidays, we have company-wide designated global well-being days where everyone is off and can spend time doing what matters most.
  • Flexible working culture to support the balance you need in both work and life.
  • Parental leave programs.
  • Childcare and caregiving benefits.
  • A learning experience platform built using our own technology, to support your learning and development goals as well as a tuition reimbursement program.
  • A global, cross-functional mentoring program.
  • We also have team building activities, various employee belonging groups, volunteering, and community outreach programs.

 

What you get to do in this role: 

 

ServiceNow is seeking highly motivated and professional individuals to join our Support Account Management (SAM) Services team and play a critical role in delivering world-class customer satisfaction, as SAMs help ServiceNow change the way people work.

 

The SAM will be delivering both proactive and reactive services and act as a central point of contact for all support-related activities. You will be a member of a highly skilled team focused on a select set of high profile, strategic customers whilst delivering a high-quality service.

Additionally, you will be responsible for driving cross-functional teams to ensure customer issues are clearly identified and resolved effectively.

 

  • Comfortable presenting to all levels of management, including C-Level stakeholders.     
  • Use industry leading software management tools to proactively identify potential degradation of service issues to mitigate and/or resolve business impacting events for customers.
  • Deliver business value and solutions by understanding and aligning ServiceNow applications, features, and benefits as it relates to our customer needs.
  • Drive regular scheduled customer conference calls and customer meetings to ensure the continual flow of information with timely updates on all open cases, changes, problems, and on-going projects.
  • Facilitate summary status reports, including monthly performance reviews and quarterly service reviews.
  • Act as the facilitator between customers and ServiceNow with reference to mandatory upgrades, patches, and security requirements.
  • Manage, document and report on performance against service level agreements (SLA's) and where SLA’s are not being met document and oversee an action plan that will result in meeting and exceeding those commitments routinely.
  • Drive continual improvement for the customer and their environment through trend analysis and partnering with the internal account team to be a champion of change.
  • Review open cases, problems and changes communicating aligned priorities to assigned ServiceNow teams to ensure a timely response and resolution.
  • Act as an escalation point for customer impacting business critical issues.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Experience dealing with technical support teams
  • Fundamental understanding of ITSM in enterprise environments and global deployments
  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of management
  • Working knowledge of ITIL incident, problem and release management process and procedures
  • Ability to effectively work with tight schedules and fast paced environment to minimize problem impact on the customer within a global model
  • Broad technical understanding in a cloud software environment
  • Growth & collaborative mindset
  • Valid authorization to work in Japan

Nice to have:

  • ServiceNow platform knowledge or experience
  • Project Management capabilities and principles
  • Service delivery account management experience

Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

At ServiceNow, we lead with flexibility and trust in our distributed world of work. Click here to learn about our work personas: flexible, remote and required-in-office.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at talent.acquisition@servicenow.com for assistance.

For positions requiring access to technical data subject to export control regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ServiceNow may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Government for certain individuals. All employment is contingent upon ServiceNow obtaining any export license or other approval that may be required by the U.S. Government.

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