Service governance manager

Amadeus Group

Job Summary

Amadeus was created to solve a common problem shared by airlines; how to sell seats more easily, more internationally and more cost-effectively. They are currently recruiting to fill the position of a Service Governance Manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Req ID: 83008

Brief/Purpose

  • The Service Governance Manager role is a unique opportunity to lead notable change in a quickly evolving organization in Amadeus.
  • As the lead for Service Governance, you will enable service strategies to be well integrated to the day-to-day customer service operations, by providing a set of guidelines, business processes, and operating frameworks.
  • This role is also responsible for the design and proposes service offering and service model includes the management of service model implementation project.
  • This role is central to strategy and acts to collaborate across key stakeholders to ensure the successful execution of our entire portfolio of services within our customer service organization.

Main responsibilities/Key accountabilities

Drive the design and implementation of governance frameworks:

  • Create and implement processes and frameworks on how Travel Channels Customer Service is working internally and together with other teams (including governance model and RACI)
  • Structure governance and reporting to achieve tracking against changes and proactively highlight issues and risks in service operations
  • Facilitate steering level governance boards (such as Shared Services Governance Board)

Leverage the development of appropriate customer feedback loop and performance monitoring KPIs:

  • Follow up customer satisfaction
  • Act as a key contributor to special projects like Voice of Customer, Customer Journey Mapping

Bridge service demands with service strategies and priorities:

  • Ensure transversability and quality of services provided to our customers are guaranteed:
  • Collaboration and inclusion of different stakeholders, influence and drive decisions
  • Assess potential gaps between service strategy and any innovation/digitalization initiatives
  • Manage the continuous improvement of business processes

Manage the design and implementation of service models for segments:

  • Assessment: Provide support and information about available services portfolios.

Design and Governance:

  • Evaluation of new service needs
  • Act as a strategic consultant, co-create with segment service responsible new service offering and service model for targeted customer and segment (including service product, pricing, place of delivery, supporting processes, quality measures and necessary resources etc.)
  • Approval: Facilitate new/improved service offering/model validation by stakeholders
  • Project management: Lead the service model implementation and/or evolution project, including the creation of project planning;  monitor and control the project until completion; ensure the project is managed to budget, time and quality; create and maintain all project documentation
  • Identify and propose for continuous improvement of service offering and service model based on understanding and anticipation of internal and external business challenges.

Contract & Vendor Management for cross-segment/BU services:

  • Contribute to RFI/RFP for new services and contract renewals.
  • Participate to contract elaboration with Purchase Department to respond to Vendor Services’ needs.
  • Monitor Vendor contracts in collaboration with the operational teams (Process, performance, budget)

Experience & Knowledge/Desired Skills and Experience

  • A Master's degree or equivalent experience
  • Relevant Professional experience
  • Project management skills (PMP certified is a plus)
  • Ability to understand the financial impact such as budget, cost structure, and business case initiatives
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build credibility and trust, and create confidence based on a win-win approach
  • Emotional intelligence and ability to drive and collaboration across a diverse team and set of cultures
  • Structured and good analytical skills
  • Autonomous yet a team player
  • Open-minded “can do” attitude
  • Experience in the customer service domain would be beneficial
  • Experience in IT process and tools in performance and improvement would be a plus

Language

  • Excellent written and spoken English.

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