KCS Program Manager - Customer Support & Services
Location: San Diego, California US
Requisition Number: 209889
KCS Program Manager
Location: San Diego or Virtual-US
As the KCS (Knowledge-Centered Service) Program Manager for our Customer Support & Services organization, you will help to manage our current KCS initiative, expand it across associated teams and regional centers, and continue to evolve the KCS Program to support a knowledge sharing and collaborative culture that extends across the enterprise. You will operate as a champion and ambassador for KCS, partnering with product support teams, regional support teams, Global Learning, business, and ITS organizations to deliver industry best-in-class processes and tools, removing barriers to adoption and evangelizing KCS across the organization.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Lead our KCS Program evolution across CS&S, partnering with other teams and directing KCS project resources.
- Manage our ServiceNow Knowledge Management (KM) component as a Process Owner and help to manage programs related to our KM initiatives.
- Collect and manage a list of functional requirements for system improvements based on analysis of knowledge usage via our enterprise search application, internal/external support applications, and input from the Customer Experience & ITIL Process Leader, project stakeholders, KCS coaches, and support analysts.
- Using industry-standard project management methodologies, create and maintain all relevant project documentation and business requirements.
- Manage the testing, training, and communications plan for all KCS activities.
- Manage the KCS Coaching program, development and continuous improvement of the content standard, Article Quality Index (AQI) & Resolution Quality Index (RQI) measures, strategic KPIs, and the KCS Coaching team.
- Drive the KCS Licensing certification program and standards.
- Coordinate the measurement and ongoing relevancy of the KCS strategic framework and monitor solution benefits and key measures of success to ensure that anticipated benefits are realized.
- Help to manage the KCS Council and liaise with other cross-functional business partners to help identify material needs as well as process improvement opportunities.
- Track analytics to assess program health, identify knowledge gaps and develop and implement action plans as needed.
- Lead efforts for agent search optimization including conducting usability audits, surveying agents on functionality and relevancy, and creating and delivering action plans based on outcomes.
- Contribute to the enterprise search initiative by identifying relevant information sources, consolidating content and processes where needed, and driving consistency among cross-functional teams supplying content to the CS&S organization.
- Focus on continuous improvement of our KCS/KM processes and bring innovative ideas for ongoing program advancement.
- KCS Practices v6 Certification preferred.
- BA/BS in Business, Communications, Management, or similar experience.
- 5+ years of experience managing a KCS program in a large technical support or customer support operation, preferably in the software industry.
- Experience with ServiceNow, Coveo, and web-tracking applications such as Celebrus & Google Analytics
- Well-versed in the business of service delivery and customer support.
- Demonstrated ability to manage cross-functional efforts without managing the participants directly.
- Excellent presentation development and delivery skills.
- High degree of professional confidence and credibility with an effective presence, strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate technical concepts and plans at all levels.
- Strong problem solving, priority setting, facilitation, multi-tasking, analytical, and collaboration skills.
- Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail and a proven ability to handle multiple priorities.
- Self-starter with the ability to conceive of and accept responsibility for projects and see them through to completion.
- Excellent project management skills with experience in Agile development methodologies.
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City: San Diego
Community / Marketing Title: KCS Program Manager - Customer Support & Services
Job Category: Customer Support
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Location_formattedLocationLong: San Diego, California US