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Customer Business Manager - Hawkes Bay

Posting Country:  New Zealand
Date Posted:  05-Jan-2022
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Ko mātou tēnei – Our Organisation

Uia mai koe te pātai, he aha te mea nui o tēnei ao? Māku koe e kii atu he tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
“If you asked me, what is the greatest thing in this world, I would say it is people, it is people, it is people.”

Vodafone is working hard to build a more connected, inclusive, and sustainable future for Aotearoa New Zealand. We use technology to challenge and innovate, to better support our customers and are committed to helping disadvantaged rangatahi through Te Rourou, Vodafone Aotearoa Foundation.
We're proudly Rainbow Tick certified and champion diversity of thought, perspective, and background. We offer a friendly and open environment with leading flexible working practices that help people maintain a personal and professional balance that works for them and their whānau.

Ko tō tūranga – Your Role

The main purpose of the regional Customer Business Manager is to partner our SME customers to drive profitable future growth for Vodafone by focusing on delivering mutually beneficial outcomes to up-sell and cross opportunities, pipeline building for future revenue streams and exceptional customer engagement.

Ko tō mahi – What you’ll do:

No two days will be the same in this role, as you will ensure we maximise and manage the full customer lifecycle supporting our customers business as they grow. You will also develop and build strong long-lasting relationships with customers and key stakeholders, as well as:

  • Be seen as the regions go-to trusted digital partner of choice.
  • Drive growth opportunities across customer portfolios.
  • Hunt for up-sell and cross opportunities within the current base.
  • Prospect develop and close opportunities. 
  • Develop and lead strategic sales projects to grow revenue and customers in your region
  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to customer lifecycle management in order to promote increased growth and loyalty
  • Improve customer experience and NPS
  • Planning and reporting against targets and sales pipeline

Na tōu rourou - What you’ll bring:

As a Customer Business Manager, you will bring your customer first attitude (ensuring the customer remains the forefront of everything we do), strong commercial acumen, outstanding communication, influencing and negotiation skills. You will also bring:

  • 2+ years’ experience in account management
  • Strong sales and service customer orientation, with the ability to identify, understand and determination to meet customer needs, grow their business and help them digitally transform.
  • High attention to detail with good writing planning and reporting for strategic decision making skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of experience on solution selling covering multi-market and channel.
  • Demonstrate a high level of work productivity, exhibited self-starting, a commitment to reduce unproductive time, taking the initiative and a display of leadership in getting on with the job
  • Strong results orientation with a track record of achieving exceptional results and rational decision making
  • A team player with excellent communication skills and a 'can-do' attitude.
  • Telecommunication industry knowledge is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in the use of CRM software for managing activity.

Nā mātou te rourou – what you’ll get

Vodafone is leading the way by ensuring you can have a truly balanced life.  Most roles allow flexibility to work from home and flex your hours to ensure you have time for those priorities outside of work. You will also get:

  • A fully subsidised Southern Cross Regular Care policy, which usually cover 80% of health expenses up to the policy limit, to provide health insurance cover for you and your family. 
  • 4% KiwiSaver employer contributions, an extra 1% more than the statutory minimum.  You choose how to save for your Retirement either via KiwiSaver(KS) or SuperCash (superannuation allowance as a cash allowance paid with your salary). You can change between these at any time. 
  • Laptop, unlimited data plan, market leading cell-phone for business or personal use. 
  • Discounts on Vodafone products, services and much more!

Please Note: Due to the permanent nature of this role we can only accept applications from NZ Citizens, Permanent Residents or Open Work Visa holders with more than 18 months validity from their role start date.

If this sounds like you, apply now! You will get send a link to our online video screen tool.

At Vodafone, performance is not only about what we deliver within our role, but also how we deliver it. We are Fanatical about customers; we Simplify & act now; we Own it; and we Front up with feedback. Our behaviours are driven from the front by our people who live them every day.

Joining the Vodafone whānau will stretch you, challenge you and provide opportunities you’ve been seeking to expand your career. You’ll engage in unique workplace experiences, be exposed to exciting and innovative technology, and gain opportunities for learning beyond Aotearoa.

Vodafone operates a Covid-19  Protection Policy which requires that our employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and register their valid ‘My Vaccine Pass’ with us. This information will be captured as part of the pre-employment process.

Tū hikitia rā, tū hāpainga. Tū hāpainga, tū hikitia rā.
We stand to uplift, to support and to elevate others.
Location: Hawkes Bay”

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.