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Head of Customer Success

Reporting to: Chief Commercial Officer

Location: Catalyst (formerly Northern Ireland Science Park), Titanic Quarter, Belfast

Note: This position is now closed.

The Company

Established in 2005, IRP Commerce is one of the leading technology companies in Northern Ireland and one of the UK’s foremost ecommerce platform providers. The company has won the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award multiple times.

The company’s platform and approach has allowed mid-market businesses based in the UK and Ireland to transact more than £1 billion GBP and has powered the largest sites in a number of markets. Clients include retail, manufacturing and distribution businesses in both the B2C and B2B sectors.

The company has had a heavy R&D focus producing some of the most exciting software in the ecommerce industry. It has also had good commercial traction and is committed to expanding its commercial reach across the UK, Ireland and beyond.

The company’s commercial model involves supporting multiple specialist ecommerce agencies whilst also building strong relationships with direct customers and technical partners.

To help the company achieve their goals, the company is now seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Head of Customer Success.

This role represents a huge opportunity for a talented commercial individual to play a key part in the development of one of Northern Ireland’s leading technology companies.

The Role

The Head of Customer Success is a permanent, exciting new role with a market-leading SaaS company that specialises in ecommerce. This company is going through a substantial period of growth and transformation and they are seeking a hands-on, dynamic Customer Success leader who will be responsible for ensuring that the customer journey and experience exceed expectations every time.

  • Help the CCO to build out a comprehensive Customer Success strategy aimed at reducing churn and increasing revenues from the company's clients.
  • Build out a diverse and talented team of CSMs, supporting and mentoring as the company goes through this period of growth.
  • Define operational metrics, establishing a system and cadence for tracking and reporting whilst using the data to drive continuous process improvement through the customer journey.
  • Identify opportunities for expansion within the customer base and continually seek ways to help customers get the best from the IRP platform.
  • Work with the technical support, onboarding and sales teams, providing input on the product road map to ensure that delivered solutions meet customer needs.
  • Identify opportunities for up-selling / cross-selling into customer accounts.
  • Deliver all strategic advice from IRP in a manner that drives more profit.
  • Be the sole point of contact between IRP and customer.
  • Act as a point of escalation for any complex customer queries.
  • Drive industry best practice.
  • Implement and improve NPS scores.
  • Evaluate and implement improved processes that are scalable.

Key Responsibilities

The Head of Customer Success will map out the majority of the key responsibilities in line with the CCO over the first few months of tenure. On a high level:

  • Manage all live IRP accounts and all key suppliers in each IRP instance.
  • Ensure customers are happy and progressing well via constant communication.
  • Own the communication between IRP and customer and police all messaging.
  • Build out the Customer Success function within IRP by hiring and delivering training.
  • Report Customer Health Scores and key issues to the business regularly.
  • Deliver insights to the business on churn reduction and increased profitability of clients.
  • Manage the collection and distribution of IRP market data.

Essential Criteria

  • Proven experience of building and managing a successful Customer Success team.
  • SaaS / ecommerce background.
  • Proven experience of implementing successful Customer Success Playbooks.
  • KPI / SLA management experience - must be able to evaluate and work with data reports to drive improvements.
  • Strong technical understanding and strong commercial awareness.
  • Excellent planning and project management skills.
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment with a passion for Customer Success.

How to Apply

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