Manager Customer Success - Information Technology Center

CNA, 3003 Washington Blvd, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America Req #407
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
CNA fosters an inclusive culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Our flexible and engaging work environment encourages iterative and creative collaboration at every stage of the problem solving process. Our employees are committed to helping clients develop effective solutions to better manage their programs through scientific, data-driven approaches. We are looking for creative and innovative individuals to help carry out our mission.


The Head of Customer Success role is to plan, coordinate, and manage staff and overall operations of the CNA’s Service Desk team, and tier 2 support.  Manages team that provides technical assistance to computer system and network users or other technical products and services.  Implements policies, procedures, and knowledgebase articles regarding how problems are identified, received, documented, distributed, and corrected. Ensures maximum issue resolution in minimum time to meet Service Level Agreements. Establishes objectives and directs staff activities to improve technical support practices in the areas of quality, knowledge centered support and resolution timeframes. Drives product supportability. Coordinates customer service activities with other internal functions (e.g., change management). Manages personnel activities of staff (e.g., hires, trains, schedules, appraises, rewards, motivates, disciplines, recommends termination as necessary, etc.).



1. Design and implement short- and long-term plans and to ensure CNA’s User Support capability and capacity meets existing and future requirements by building out self-service capabilities (e.g., Knowledgebase articles). Develop healthy customer/partner relationships.


2. Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and processes aligned with the ITIL standard. Improve the relationship, communication, and alignment with the business and provide increased transparency for both projects and ongoing IT operations.


3. Conduct research and make recommendations on products and services to improve user support efforts.  Partner with the business and research areas to drive technology implementations and transformations that are business-led, and IT enabled. Enhance customer/user training.


4. Establish a Service Desk communication strategy to provide a clear and concise system status’ update, new technology and/or hardware deployments, and evaluate and improve tutorials and other communication infrastructure.


5. Develop a healthy life cycle management framework on customer facing devices (e.g., laptops, mobile devices).


6. Drive adoption of, or significant expansion of existing, IT services delivery framework with continued analysis of existing IT processes in support of improved service delivery focus. Establish and continuously improve CNA’s end user training capability on new technology deployments.


7. Perform other duties as assigned.



1. Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Advanced degree is a plus.


2. Experience:  Minimum 7 years’ experience in IT technical support (service desk, user support, desktop management, etc.).


3. Skills:  Demonstrated technical skills in service desk management systems aligned to the ITIL model.  Exceptional knowledge of service and application delivery, as well as successful service level agreements.  Experience supporting operating systems, standard business applications, user authentication techniques and remote access technology.  Demonstrated leadership and personnel/project/ management skills.  Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.  Ability to conduct research into issues and products as required.  Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergencies.  Ability to present complex technical information in a user-friendly language.  Exhibit and maintain a strong customer service orientation.  Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


4. Other:  On-call availability outside of normal working hours. Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret Clearance.


5. Remote/Hybrid Work Eligibility: This position is eligible for telecommuting or hybrid work arrangements at the discretion of the Supervisor. Employees may be required to work at CNA headquarters or other work locations resulting in changes to the scheduled telecommuting or hybrid work arrangements.
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  • Job Function Career Path III - Supervisor/Manager
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