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SuccessFactors Customer Engagement Executive Job

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Date: May 17, 2019

City: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 212272
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

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About the role:

The SAP SuccessFactors Customer Engagement Executive (CEE) is the face of SAP for their assigned customers. Our CEEs are devotedly customer centric with a passion for cloud technology, a robust understanding of HR practices and a forward-thinking outlook as they partner with their customers on their transformation journeys. The CEE ensures our partnership with the customer helps realize the findings from the original business case. The CEE promotes the adoption and utilization of the customer’s existing SuccessFactors solutions as well as identifying and positioning other SuccessFactors and SAP solutions for the overall health and success of the customer.


Trusted Advisor / Drive Customer Value:

The CEE is the customer’s trusted advisor and principle advocate into SAP. The CEE partners with their customers throughout the different phases of their transformation journey. Drawing upon their HR experience, knowledge of the customer and industry insights and trends, they ensure the customer realizes the full value of their SuccessFactors solution and ultimately their HR and business transformation. This is demonstrated by:


  • Providing tailored guidance to customers on how best to deploy their SuccessFactors investment to successfully align their people strategy with their business objectives.
  • Simplifying the customer’s experience with SAP by aligning and highlighting the various internal support and services teams, customer communities and online resources available to them.
  • Acting as the customer advocate internally, positioning customer insights, experiences and needs to be leveraged by the broader SAP business as we continually focus on our customer for life ethos.
  • Collaboratively developing a customer engagement plan, agreeing on the customer’s success metrics and promoting customer leading practices regarding cadence, objectives, and partnership.
  • Taking a leading role as a member of the SAP value-added team for the customer’s entire SAP landscape, having a holistic view of the customer’s functional projects and priorities.
  • Partnering with customers to achieve active engagement in SAP lead initiatives such as customer satisfaction surveys, business transformational stories, customer reference program and SAP events.


Solution Adoption / Revenue Retention & Growth:

The CEE’s focus is to create customer satisfaction, drive customer retention, subscription renewal, solution adoption and portfolio expansion for SAP. The CEE achieves this by building strong relationships with their customers and aligning solution opportunities to business and people strategies. In addition to this, CEEs also enable their customers’ long-term success by advising them on leading practices regarding project deployment, change management, governance and support model structures. This is demonstrated by:

  • Creating and agreeing on a customer roadmap to improve product adoption and maximizing the perceived value of the customer’s subscription.
  • Providing leading practice advice to their customers, leveraging their knowledge of enabling cloud technology, embedding governance and managing sustainable change.
  • Developing a proactive ‘customer first’ renewal and expansion plan whilst partnering with internal SAP teams to streamline the customer experience.
  • Understanding the customer’s business model and people priorities to identify potential risks and expansion opportunities within the existing SAP footprint.
  • Utilizing their commercial and business acumen to help answer customer queries to ensure licensing compliance and optimized contractual opportunities.
  • Understanding customer’s business plans and people strategies to identify business growth opportunities.


Work Experience and Qualifications:

Proven experience in the following areas:


Experience working with account management plans.

Experience in human resources, recruitment, learning, compensation or talent management.

Experience working with complex customer engagements.

A self-starter, with energy, drive and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

Customer-centric mindset.

Strong knowledge of SaaS models and Cloud mindset.

Preferred experience/knowledge of Australian Public Sector

Confident presenting to mid-size audiences.



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