Services Operations Manager

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SparkCognition, Inc. delivers world-class AI solutions that allow a business to solve their most critical problems, empowering them to run a more sustainable, safer, and profitable business. Our award-winning AI solutions predict future outcomes, optimize processes, and prevent cyberattacks. We partner with the world’s industry leaders to analyze, optimize, and learn from data. We augment human intelligence, drive profitable growth, and achieve operational excellence.

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The Services Operations Manager will be part of a global Professional Services team. This role is responsible for the operations of SparkCognition Services worldwide working for Services Operations located in the US. This is a key, busy and cross-functional role working closely with clients, sales, consultants, and the finance and legal teams to ensure successful delivery of services. This role is responsible for project staffing and resource scheduling on a broad range of consulting engagements. In addition, this role focuses on developing and implementing best practices and initiatives for our growing Services team. This role will report to the Senior Services Operations Manager in the US.
You Will:


  • Work closely with Sales and Services to negotiate Statements of Work to signature
  • Lead staff process to schedule consultant teams across engagements
  • Work closely with the Services Directors and Engagement Managers, become their trusted partner, and track customer delivery
  • Interact closely and in a timely and professional manner with SparkCognition clients to ensure the successful delivery of services purchased and ensure proper billing/invoicing with Finance
  • Pro-actively manage the backlog of consulting engagements and anticipate services changes such as renewals or expansions

Services Operations

  • Ensure weekly and monthly time tracking submissions and approvals meet deadlines
  • Support the onboarding and offboarding of new hires and contractors
  • Develop, implement, document and enforce best practices that can continually enhance SparkCognition Services
  • Drive awareness and compliance of all company and team policies
  • Track and forecast team utilization targets
  • Support Services Directors and Engagement Managers to track all consulting engagements across time and to budget
  • Track overall Services organization P&L against agreed upon KPIs

You’ll Have:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required
  • Proven track record of managing operations for fast growing Services teams in the Tech Industry
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication are required
  • Must be proactive and a self-starter with a willingness to learn on the job
  • Must be able to multi-task and adapt to last minute changes
  • Passion for driving scale, operational excellence and efficiencies
  • Ability to prioritize, highlight risk and escalate as appropriate
  • Ability to establish credibility with business owners from around the organization and to create strong partnerships with other teams
  • Flexible in approach with a positive attitude
  • Previous experience in customer success roles or consulting is a plus
  • Skilled in project management/financial systems as well as Microsoft Office; Smartsheet is preferred
  • Overlap with the US workday is required

SparkCognition is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

SparkCognition prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

SparkCognition is committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact us to discuss how we can assist you.

More Information on SparkCognition
SparkCognition operates in the Artificial Intelligence industry. The company is located in Austin, TX. SparkCognition was founded in 2013. It has 360 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees, Open door policy, OKR operational model and Group brainstorming sessions. To see all 35 open jobs at SparkCognition, click here.
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