1213726 - Service Delivery Manager- Cisco Managed Services (CMS)

  • Location:
    Austin, Texas, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Major US locations
  • Area of Interest
    Business Strategy and Operations
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

Who You'll Work With

Become part of Cisco Managed Services (CMS) Team. CMS simplifies the ongoing management of Cisco Advanced Technologies, enhances the business benefits, and significantly reduces Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for our customers. We are a dedicated team that works together to anticipate, identify, and resolve issues faster, more accurately, less expensive, and with more visibility than customers can on their own.


What You'll Do 

The CMS group seeks a Services Delivery Manager to work in a customer services delivery management role for top Cisco customers managing the delivery of Cloud and/or Managed Services. As both the leader of a delivery team and a contributor within that team, you will be responsible for key delivery management activities, including management of services delivery, escalations and customer communications, as well as customer deliverables. This leadership can include direct people management responsibility or leading a virtual team. It is highly customer focused, requires ability and willingness to travel and to be able to work in a matrix organization.  


  •  Initiate the design, development and implementation of service levels required to increase customer satisfaction and resolve business process issues for the identified accounts.
  • Provide oversight, coordination and timely verbal and written executive communication of customer-initiated business escalations outside of standard incident, problem, and change management processes.
  • Ensure the success of customer deployments, managing the planning and execution of contractual obligations, and coordinating the interaction of internal, partner and customer resources toward the completion of key services projects.
  • Develop and presents service engagement documentation, partnership solutions, risk assessment, pricing and margin analysis. Coordinate documentation of customer-specific operational processes and procedures as required for CMS operational support.
  • Conduct Monthly Service Reviews (MSRs) and with key Customer and Cisco personnel. The MSR report details key operational metrics, provides a monthly view of CMS service delivery performance measured against agreed upon Service Level Objectives/Agreements (SLO/SLAs), and addresses outstanding CMS operational issues. The MSR is delivered remotely via WebEx.

Who You Are 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Direct experience with Managed Services industry including in-depth understanding of strategic and tactical components.
  • Detailed business knowledge of Cisco products specific to Cisco Managed Services (CMS) product suites and/or project/program management in the network space.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Understanding of financial modeling relative to cost and planning. 
  • Advanced ability to lead virtual teams, including customer or partner teams.
  • Executive level communications, tailored to unique situations.   

Desired Skills

  • Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 8-10 years of related experience
  • Managed services background preferred
  • Experience in the systems integration of leading edge technology or large scale/multi-vendor networks * Experience in business development, partner engagement, project management, negotiation and risk assessment, PMP and/or Advanced ITIL certification preferred
  • Understands and is conversant about Managed Services business value and opportunities
  • Able to identify and analyze project or system requirements.

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