Partner Engagement Lead

Lyft, Nashville, TN

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The Partner Engagement Lead will report to the Partner Manager and will oversee the quality and level of service received from vendors supporting our Operations team. This role will be a mix of daily performance management of our outcomes, facilitating communication with our partners, and successful project management. Must exhibit self-motivation, strong analytical skills and the ability to have a strong positive influence on our global experience organization.


  • Drive daily delivery of performance objectives and manage established KPIs for vendor partners; create action plans for increasing performance as needed
  • Research, develop and implement program optimization initiatives
  • Identify and project manage any additional work coming from operations team. Develop key KPIs for the new programs, and manage program implementation
  • Responsible for timely reporting of all required metrics; validate accuracy and compliance with all contract stipulations
  • Handle escalated customer inquiries as needed or required
  • Timely alert management to contact center issues and outages to Operational Stakeholders
  • Help execute strategic vision for team
  • Travel to service delivery locations for product/process training, performance audits, business reviews, and to ensure quality performance


  • Customer Experience Obsessed
  • You believe strongly in the power of collaboration and love working as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills, negotiating experience and effective vendor / client collaboration skills
  • Start-up, technology, and contact center experience strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship building skills required; ability to resolve conflicts
  • Strong contact center management skills (technology, training, recruiting, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent/relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in customer support/service
  • 2+ years contact center management experience with vendor management and/or Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) experience
  • 3+ years proven success in a leadership or mentor role
  • Experience in supporting multilingual partners strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 35%-75%


  • Expertise in BPO Operational Excellence
  • Experience in Lean/Six Sigma Process Excellence methodology
  • Proven ability in driving strategies across multiple functions/teams remotely to ensure cohesion towards our outcomes
  • Strong partner management skills, with good interpersonal effectiveness, influence and ability to get things done through both formal and informal means with both internal and external audiences
  • Relevant start-up, technology, and contact center experience
Lyft is an EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce, and pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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