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Customer Experience Manager

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Full Time
Sword is a leading provider of business technology solutions within the Energy, Public and Finance Sectors, driving real transformation change within our clients. We use proven technology, specialist teams and domain expertise to build solid technical foundations across platforms, data and business applications. We have a passion for using technology to solve business problems, working in partnership with our clients to help in achieving their goals.

We are looking for a Customer Experience Manager to manage all aspects of the Customer Experience between Sword and assigned Customers to ensure the experience and service they receive retains long standing engagements, delivers operational success and excellence, demonstrates continual improvement, maximises current and future revenue opportunities, identifies growth, and provides opportunities for staff working at the customers to deliver and achieve their best.

Heres what the role looks like:
  • Reporting to the Operations Lead, our Customer Experience Manager will be responsible for all operational delivery activities , including service performance , work allocation , resource planning , risk management and line management of operational team leads in the services they manage.
  • Work with key personnel both within SWORD and at the CUSTOMER to ensure our operational service is aligned to the needs and goals, enabling a demonstrable partnership and collaborative relationship
  • Maintain and where possible improve upon service performance and delivery targets, run the continual service improvement process, engage with regular reporting and resource management, ensuring relevant performance metrics are met and customer satisfaction is high
  • Have regular engagement with Customers and the appropriate stakeholders to gain a thorough understanding of the clients business
  • Develop CSIP (Continual Service Improvement Plans), Customer Experience Plans and Service Reports as part of the delivery of services
  • Maintain long-term customer relationship, developing into a trusted advisor and partner through high levels of customer engagement
  • Manage the direct reports who are delivering services to the customers and support their development
  • As part of the PDP process, set clear objectives and determine development opportunities


Here are the key skills and experience relevant to this role:
  • You will already have gained service delivery or account management experience, preferably within the IT services or software industry, and have a track record in meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Operational Service Delivery and People Management experience.
  • Ability to Manage diverse teams
  • Strong multi-level relationship builder.
  • Commercially focused, articulate and possess the ability to think strategically.
  • Highly motivated, goal-oriented and target driven.
  • Experience of management of budgets
  • Experience of continual service improvement an associated planning and execution of CSIPs
  • Ability to develop and execute customer experience plans and service reports
  • Excellent communication skills and able to build relationships across multiple levels
  • Minimum ITIL V3 Foundation qualified, ideally V4 Foundation
  • Degree/Management Qualification or equivalent experience


At Sword, our core values and culture are based on caring about our people, investing in training and career development and building inclusive teams where we are all encouraged to contribute to achieve success.

We offer comprehensive benefits designed to support your professional development and enhance your overall quality of life. In addition to a Competitive Salary, here's what you can expect as part of our benefits package:

Personalised Career Development: We create a development plan customised to your goals and aspirations, with a range of learning and development opportunities within a culture that encourages growth.

Flexible working: Flexible work arrangements to support your work-life balance. We cant promise to always be able to meet every request, however are keen to discuss your individual preferences to make it work where we can.

A Fantastic Benefits Package: This includes generous annual leave allowance, enhanced family friendly benefits, pension scheme, access to private health, well-being, and insurance schemes, an employee assistance programme, discounted cash plan and more..

At Sword we are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, ensuring that all applicants receive fair and equal consideration for employment, regardless of whether they meet every requirement. If you dont tick all the boxes but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience were looking for, please do consider applying and highlight your transferable skills and experience. We embrace diversity in all its forms, valuing individuals regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Your perspective and potential are important to us.

If we can do anything to help make the hiring process more accessible, please let our talent acquisition team know when you apply so we can support any adjustments.


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