Outliers and outperformers wanted

Outliers and outperformers wanted

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Director of Professional Services



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About Poka

Poka is an innovative app designed for manufacturing companies that empower frontline workers to learn continuously, solve problems and collaborate in support of continuous improvement. Imagine a combination of Facebook and YouTube designed for factory workers. Say goodbye to paper, make way for tablets! 📱

Poka has become a catalyst for digital transformation and manufacturing leaders such as Nestlé, Bosch, Kraft and Danone trust us with their transition to Industry 4.0. 🏭

Reporting into our VP Customer Success, you will be responsible for overseeing our Professional Services team. Your mission is making every customer in our portfolio successful as they launch Poka, contributing to their adoption and delivering value with our app.

You will also engage as part of our delivery team to provide onboarding solutions, best practices and expertise to our customers. This position and function will be closely aligned to the Customer Success team and will work in concert with Sales, Product Management, Engineering, and Marketing to execute on Go to Market strategy.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Manage the internal professional services and the execution of the strategy and processes for onboarding and further services on the customer journey to scale ROI and usage.
  • Manage the assignment of projects and ensure that the delivery of professional services meets established corporate standards.
  • Own, define and improve our post-sales customer journey in collaboration with Customer Success and other Poka functions.
  • Define and deliver on the customers scope of services (use-cases) as a sub set to the customer strategy and overall plan owned by Customer Success.
  • Standardise interventions for each point in the customer journey.
  • Develop service proposals for clients related to Poka onboarding and post-onboarding services.
  • Manage and participate in the development and continuous improvement of internal tools, methodologies and processes.
  • Define segmentation of customer base and varying strategies.
  • Developing the network of onboarding / content creation partners.

What you bring to the table:

  • 10+ years of experience leading various CI and TPM initiatives in a leadership role in manufacturing environments.
  • Deep understanding of the lean principles and technologies used in factories.
  • Excellent French and English written and verbal communication skills - there is a substantial amount of communication and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Consulting experience - an asset.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.

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What we offer:

  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Generous vacation policy upon arrival.
  • Hybrid work policy - Work from the office 2 days a week if you live within a 40km radius to our Quebec City office or a 15 km radius to our Montreal office.
  • Truly flexible schedule and the possibility of taking every Friday afternoon off.
  • Group insurance from day one (dental, medication, invalidity, travel, etc.).
  • Telemedicine service with Dialogue.
  • Retirement plan with Wealthsimple after a year.
  • MacBook Pro and $500 allowance for your home office.
  • Tasty snacks (Fresh fruits, snacks, coffees, teas, etc.)
  • Generous referral bonus.
  • Whatever you need to keep learning and evolve professionally.
  • Rapid evolution in your role. Your responsibilities will not be limited!

*Certain benefits are exclusively accessible to employees in Canada.

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