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Director of Customer Success



Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Remofirst empowers employers to be free from geographical boundaries when accessing talent, allowing employees to pursue opportunities wherever they may exist. We are on a mission to be the FIRST to truly revolutionise the industry and be a generational company.

Our platform offers a full-range people management tool, employee benefits like health insurance, and financial benefits, and enabling clients to hire anyone from anywhere with one click. Remofirst manages employees and contractors for Fortune 500 companies (e.g., Microsoft, Mastercard) and the best startups worldwide (e.g., TransferGo).

We are a small but strong team of 90+ people (and growing) hyper-focussed on delivering a world-class platform and unparalleled service with our industry-leading partnerships. To help accelerate our growth and pace of delivery, we are looking for a talented Director of Customer Success.

As the Director of Customer Success for Remofirst, you will be critical in ensuring our clients' satisfaction and success with our services. This leader will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to maximise customer engagement, retention, and growth

What you'll be doing:

  • Team Leadership and Management: Lead and manage a global team of Customer Success Managers, Hiring Managers and Support teams, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure team success
  • Foster a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the Customer Success team
  • Client Satisfaction and Retention: Develop and execute strategies to drive customer satisfaction, loyalty, and advocacy
  • Proactively identify and address customer concerns and challenges, ensuring timely resolution and a positive customer experience
  • Implement feedback loops and mechanisms to gather insights and enhance customer satisfaction continuously
  • Client Growth and Expansion: Collaborate with Sales and Product teams to identify opportunities for upsell, cross-sell, and expansion within existing client accounts
  • Develop and execute strategies to drive adoption, usage, and value realization of their products/services among customers
  • Strategic Planning and Process Development: Develop and refine Customer Success strategies, goals, and KPIs aligned with company objectives
  • Create and maintain documented playbooks, processes, and standard operating procedures to ensure consistency and efficiency in customer interactions
  • Continuously evaluate and optimize processes to improve team productivity and effectiveness
  • Metric Focus and Performance Management: Establish key metrics and performance targets for the Customer Success team, tracking progress and driving accountability
  • Analyze customer data, trends, and metrics to derive actionable insights and inform strategic decisions
  • Prepare and present regular reports on team performance, client satisfaction, and retention metrics to senior leadership
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with Sales, Product Development, Marketing, and other cross-functional teams to align strategies and priorities and drive customer-centric initiatives
  • Serve as a liaison between customers and internal teams, advocating for customer needs and driving customer-focused improvements across the organization

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree Proven experience in a leadership role within Customer Success, preferably in a global organization
  • Strong track record of driving customer satisfaction, retention, and growth initiatives, with a demonstrated ability to meet or exceed targets
  • Experience developing and implementing scalable processes, playbooks, and standard operating procedures to drive operational excellence
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to leverage data and metrics to inform decision-making and drive continuous improvement
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and build relationships across functions and levels of the organization
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans and initiatives
  • Results-oriented, with a focus on driving outcomes and delivering value to both customers and the organization
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to adapt to change and lead through ambiguity

Why work at Remofirst?

  • Startup environment. Remofirst is an early-stage start-up. You have a voice and can influence and grow rapidly
  • Build & Scale From Scratch. Experience hyper-growth scale and help us build a great team of professionals worldwide that can help us achieve this ambitious vision.
  • Work for a Market Leader. Scale a project that counts market-leading companies like Microsoft, Mastercard, and more as happy customers.
  • Compensation and perks are great! Competitive compensation. Work equipment of your choice. 100% remote work. PTO regulated by local statutory
  • Culture. We lead with respect, kindness, and the right to fail. We value hard yet smart work. Diversity and inclusion are part of our DNA. As we grow and evolve, we welcome your input to help us define our culture further.