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United Kingdom
Friday, August 27, 2021
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 markets, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Lenovo’s Global Account customers expect a partnership with Lenovo. Global Account SDMs play an integral part of that relationship and oversees a seamless service delivery experience through various methods. Processes range from incident management to change management, from configuration management to customer management – adaptability is key. The team ensures any escalations or issues are resolved. We also provide excellent communication (proactive, tactical and strategic) to our sales community and to our customers.

Detailed Role & Responsibilities

As a GA SDM you will operate as a pivotal member of the Lenovo GA Service Delivery Team who supports our largest and most strategically important customers. Your main responsibility is to ensure services provided to our Global Accounts are delivered according to the agreed SLAs in the most efficient way. You will work with regional and country teams with an overall aim to foresee and prevent potential obstacles. Become a customer services advocate, fully committed to achieving best in class customer experience and satisfaction.

  • Responsible for a portfolio of select accounts within a specific area, region, or division and focus on the total customer experience & satisfaction.
  • Leverage Lenovo resources to ensure timely incident resolution, escalates issues to appropriate teams within Lenovo or Service Partner.
  • Closely monitors Global Account service activity and maintains Service Level Agreement performance for assigned region/accounts
  • Leverage data analysis to provide insight & guidance to foresee & identify potential service delivery issues.
  • Presents comprehensive reporting of key metrics, analysis/results of GA service metric performance (monthly, quarterly, yearly)
  • Communicate relevant service updates and recommendations to both internal & external customers to ensure a level of compliance, performance, change control management and service ability.
  • Attend and lead meetings with an executive level audience to articulate a forward-thinking account management and service delivery plan
  • Acts as a single point of contact for service requirements, ensuring responsiveness and resolution.
  • Subject Matter Expert for service delivery options which best support customer strategy/environment
  • Works within the Lenovo Service organization to implement corrective actions to improve efficiency and quality of existing Lenovo Services processes
  • Some travel may be required (up to 10%)
  • This role reports to WW Global Accounts Lead

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of relevant experience (customer facing, large/global accounts, industry related)
  • Complex problem-solving skills and experience handling high business impact customer escalations
  • Ability to work in a team environment, ability to influence others to create consent and achieve results.
  • Customer focused attitude, excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, active listening.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal) with professional proficiency
  • English is a must (additional languages a plus)
  • Understanding of/successful performance against SLAs
  • Good organizational skills, experience in managing multiple initiatives simultaneously within a demanding and changing environment.
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Excellent presentation and ability to effectively interact and communicate with up to C level/Executives

Desirable Requirements

  • Strong Lenovo technology and product knowledge
  • IT business process certification (ITIL, Six Sigma) is a plus

What Lenovo can offer you: 
  • Opportunities for career development & growth 
  • Opportunity to have impact and bring own added value
  • Access to various trainings 
  • Performance based rewards 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.