Client Relationship Manager - Energy & Utilities - Phoenix, LA, SFO
Client Relationship Manager - Energy & Utilities - Phoenix, LA, SFOCognizant Technology Solutions
Phoenix, AZ 85001
Client Relationship Manager – Energy & Utilities
Our Manufacturing, Logistics, Energy and Utilities (MLEU) Practice is focused on helping clients across industry segments concerned with the production and distribution of goods and energy. We serve clients in Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics, Oil & Gas, Electric & Gas Utilities and Water Utilities with services and solutions across Digital Systems & Technology, Digital Operations, Digital Business and Consulting.
Client Relationship Managers (CRM) are key contributors to the commercial side Cognizant IT and Consulting Business. They support the Client Partner and act as business owners for assigned accounts, managing the day-to-day activities and P&L of these accounts. They proactively identify new and expansion opportunities on accounts and plan for and close the extension of existing agreements. The CRM works with delivery teams to maximize backlog, optimizing the resource mix and navigating scope changes to ensure client expectations are met. They work towards establishing a positive client experience through delivery excellence. This role is a highly visible and challenging opportunity and requires high amount of commitment, business acumen, leadership qualities and motivated attitude to perform well.
Drive profitable growth of the account relationship within the Energy & Utilities industry
Manage accountability against Measurable Revenue and Profit Growth within set timelines
Review the performance metrics of the account with the delivery, operations and finance teams
Be part of senior management reviews for the performance metrics of the account relationship
Collaborate with multiple service lines, innovation teams and business teams in Cognizant to formulate and execute a business plan for the account relationship
Have regular meetings and interface with the customer decision-makers and influencers
Have a complete understanding of the relationship position within the account
Be responsible for execution and customer satisfaction in all the revenue portfolios within the account
Identify and forge partnerships and tap into existing alliance partnerships of Cognizant to grow the account
Actively drive execution of the innovation agenda for the portfolio
Focus on developing a plan on increasing the visibility of Cognizant in the account relationship and in the industry
Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
8+ years of experience in a consultative, client-facing or account manager leadership role within the Energy & Utilities industry
5+ years’ experience managing different portfolios - ranging from sales, new sales, programs, and existing annuity business
Prior experience managing a client P&L of $10M, including reporting and metric assessment for the account
Recent experience working for IT professional services or management consulting firm
Recent experience managing global service delivery model(s)
Experience presenting to C-level executives and senior business and technology leaders - must be persuasive and influential
Proven record of building and maintaining long-term relationships at senior (CXO and CXO-1) levels
In depth understanding of business, technology and services solution domains
Strategic thinking and the confidence and ability to plan ahead and stay the course
Must be able to navigate a large organization, work in a multi-dimensional matrix and have the power of persuasion through content and confidence
Strong executive presence and gravitas
Excellent problem solving, business communication (written & oral), and client management skills are essential
Knowledge of value articulation principals including client ROI and appropriate storyboarding techniques
Knowledge of client context and client engagement guidelines including organizational sensitivities to consistently look for new solutions
Ability to conceptualize, analyze, create blueprint for business transformations and present solutions in industry domain
History managing diverse teams, cultivating and collaborating in a multi-cultural environment
MBA degree preferred
Advanced knowledge of Six Sigma
Understanding and thought leadership in technology, services and business trends that have direct and indirect impacts on the outcomes of the customer and our organization
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Mar 15 2022
About Cognizant Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.
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