Operational Support Director

Job Ref: DJPF1226
Job Title: Operational Support Director
Location North West
Salary: £100,000
Employment Type: Permanent

Working for a fast growing organisation the Operational Support Director will play a pivotal role in shaping and delivering the overall operations plan whilst harnessing technology as an enabler to deliver people, customer and commercial benefits.

The role holder will be responsible for ensuring front line operations are supported to deliver day to day operations successfully.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• The leadership and creation of an effective Operations Support function
• Develop leaders and managers who are committed to growing others within the company
• Support the delivery of operations strategy so that strategic measures of success are delivered
• Ensuring the evolution of operations is well managed in the context of wider group change and strategy
• The development and implementation of accurate and effective end to end forecasts to support all relevant areas of the operation including provisioning and customer relations
• The effective delivery of the budget in relation to the costs within Operations Support and the volume recruitment under forecasting and planning across operations
• The contact strategy for operations including management of the call numbers, email addresses, the IVR, routing and transfer strategy

If you are interested to apply:

• Brings a commercially minded approach. Should either have had P&L responsibility or be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen
• Background in change, contact centre technology, forecasting and planning
• Proven in “business building” and able to demonstrate examples of having helped to shape/scale operations
• Led call centre activities effectively particularly in relation to back office functions and specialist teams
• Successful in planning and delivering significant, operations-wide change projects
• Managed multiple complex and interlinked operational functions
• Consistently overachieved against targets, in a fast paced growing organisation

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Business Development Director

Job Ref: DJMA1776
Job Title: Business Development Director
Location: UK
Salary: £100-120,000 base salary dependent uncapped commission
Contract Type: Permanent

This is an opportunity to join a well-established outsourced service provider who has undergone significant transformation and has ambitious growth plans for the future; people, solutions and technology drive their ability to deliver exceptional customer solutions across a multichannel customer contact and digital contact environment.

As part of their growth strategy they have an opportunity for another proven new business developer to join as a Business Development Director to continue to develop their client acquisition strategy.

As the Business Development Director you will be responsible for delivering the go to market strategy to develop and deliver business for the outsourced provision of a range of multichannel customer and digital contact centre services to specific verticals and will be responsible for the end to end development of leads, pipeline to opportunity close.

Some of the duties and responsibilities will be:
• Achieve Sales targets through the securing of new contracts and clients
• Liaison and collaboration with the senior operational leadership team, bids, solutions, operations and technical services team.
• Engagement with marketing to drive lead generation
• Engagement with client services to explore opportunities across existing client base
• Management of Pipeline, Sales plans and Sales documentation as appropriate
• Proactively upsell and cross-sell other services as appropriate
• Develop strategic relationships between the business and new customers.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your ability and experience in successfully achieving new business sales targets and must show adaptability and a willingness to go the extra mile in differentiating yourself and proposition from the competition. You will need proven experience of selling Outsourced services across Contact Centres, Customer Service, outsourcing, BPO or consultancy services.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Solutions Architect

Job Ref: DJMA1775
Job Title: Solutions Architect
Location: UK
Salary: £80-100k base, bonus dep on candidate and experience
Contract Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Solutions Architect (Contact Centre, Customer Experience and Digital Solutions) to put together pre sales business cases for the effective delivery of digital/ multichannel customer contact.

Working at a strategic level, internally and with global organisations, you will be comfortable in a Consultative and customer facing role.

Some responsibilities are to include:
• Integration of effective customer experience solutions across the multi-channel with a bias
• To be a customer experience expert and strategies best in class customer contact solutions
• Advise on best practise for delivering customer service excellence via the multi-channel
• Work within a pre-sales team in order to identify and build effective digital and multi-channel customer contact strategies in favour of providing a best in class customer experience
• Build the strategy for multi-channel customer contact solutions
• Understand when and how telephony, webchat, social media communication, e-mail and SMS customer communication works best and the impact that this has on the customer
• Communicate best in class customer contact solutions externally via client meetings and business conferences
• Provide a best in class and consultative service, with the ability to build market leading customer contact business models
• Work cross functionally within complex organisations being able to influence at all levels

Attributes:
• You will need a proven track record of high impact success in a consultative and complex sales environment
• Ability to interpret data and map customer experience journeys across voice, digital and multi channels
• Experience of building large scale customer contact solutions
• An exceptional level of interpersonal skills in order to influence internal and external stakeholders to drive business outcomes
• Be a very credible client services manager, understanding and being sympathetic to the client’s needs, with the end users customer experience at the heart of your activity
• Customer centric
• Entrepreneurial and creative nature
• High sense of urgency and self starting attitude
• Analytical nature
• Excellent problem solving skills

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Contact Centre Operations Manager – Complaints

Job Ref: DJAD1063
Job Title: Contact Centre Operations Manager – Complaints
Location Manchester
Salary: £65,000
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you passionate about proactively resolving Customer Complaints and driving strategy to reduce complaints and improve customer experience? A market leading brand are looking for a Contact Centre Complaints Manager to do just that.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• The role will be responsible for inspiring, developing, coaching and formally appraising Team Leaders to set performance standards; recognising achievements and managing Team Leader performance.
• You will be passionate about customer service and will be pivotal in driving the operations of their team to deliver fair customer outcomes.
• You will be responsible for providing day to day senior operational management of teams
• You will provide support to the team to ensure they are proactively responding to customer complaints, many of these complaints will be complex and very emotionally charged.

If you are interested to apply:
You will have experience in managing complex complaints and coaching your teams to do so, you will also have experience in setting and delivering proactive complaints strategies for large customer bases.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Contact Centre Manager (Sales and Service)

Ref: DJKG1250
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager (Sales and Service)
Location: Chester, Crewe, Warrington, Cheshire
Salary: £28k to £30k (depending on experience)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contact Centre Manager or Team Manager to join an innovative and forward-thinking organisation. The Contact Centre Manager or Team Manager will be tasked with ensuring the small running of the Contact Centre.

This role requires you to be able to work closely with the Head of Contact Centre and you will be responsible for delivering and monitoring the day to day running of the team leaders.
As the Contact Centre Manager/ Team Manager some of your responsibility will be to:

• Manage and lead the telephony teams within the contact centre
• Driving and encouraging a fun and energetic environment
• Maximise team efficiency to achieve optimum return on investment
• Maintain a high sales culture environment

If you are interested in applying for this position, then you will need to have managed a contact centre within a sales driven environment. This role would also suit someone who is a strong Team Leader/Team Manager that is looking to step-up.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to us. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Contact Centre Manager/Client Delivery Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1767
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager/Client Delivery Manager
Location: Barcelona
Salary: Circa 35,000- 50,000 EUROS (base and bonus) relocation assistance and benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

Hola……We have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Contact Centre Manager from the UK to relocate to Barcelona; a vibrant cosmopolitan city where nothing is far away. Working for an award winning international organisation, who strives for a reward, recognition culture, which delivers great employee engagement and customer service delivery for their customers.

The position will have full responsibility for an inbound sales through service campaign to include team leadership, development and performance, as well as being the primary point of contact for the customer. You will have full responsibility for the operational delivery, as well as the success and growth of the account. The successful candidate will also prepare and present monthly and quarterly reports to internal and external stakeholders.

An overview of the role and responsibilities are below:

Converting enquiries in to sales, where every sale counts and the lead the team to meet sales targets.
Maintenance and development of client relationships, including regular meetings to review performance of the operation, both financially and against KPIs agreed.
To provide executive summaries and provide appropriate recommendations to clients based on KPI’s and Trends.
Hands on management and accountability for operational delivery through Operations Managers, Team Managers and Real Time analysts.
To monitor and control budgets, driving sales and profit targets are met.
To be able to forecast Sales, Gross Profit and People’s cost figures on a monthly / quarterly / yearly basis
Deliver Profit & Loss summary on a weekly basis to BUD/OD
Take ownership for own continuous personal development, undertaking relevant training as and when appropriate.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven contact centre management, with account management or client service management experience, within a sale through service environment. You will be able to work in a performance focussed environment and get the best from your team and stakeholders.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have worked in a customer service environment in a senior and strategic role, where you have a proven track record in driving customer experience improvements. Have excellent communication and stakeholder skills.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Senior Business Analyst – Contact Centre Change

Job Ref: DJPF1206
Job Title: Senior Business Analyst – Contact Centre Change
Location Midlands
Salary: £45,000 + 10% Bonus and Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst to lead a Team of Business Analysts within the Change function. You will be establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with clients and colleagues in order to understand their needs, vision and general architecture.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Develop an excellent understanding of business functions and BA job role responsibilities
• Gain a clear understanding of the key measures within the operation that enable business / operational success
• Listen and understand the business needs with good utilisation of questioning skills to validate requirements
• Clear presentation of findings, both verbally and written
• Up to date understanding of the people structures, processes and systems that support the operation
• Leading and developing a high performance BA team

If you are interested to apply:
• Good interpersonal and communication skills (and a good listener)
• Strong written presentation skills (accurate, concise)
• Ability to manage own time and activities while working to an agreed project/action plan
• Clear grasp of analysis fundamentals
• Inspirational leader

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1192
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £45,000 plus benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to manage the end to end planning process for their Contact Centre. As Resource Planning Manager you will manage a team of Analysts to maximise the effectiveness of the resources and delivering exceptional customer service.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Responsible for the delivery of accurate Forecasting & Planning
• As Resource Planning manager you will manage the Forecasting and Planning function ensuring effective utilisation of resources whilst delivering to business KPIs
• Provide technical expertise and support to the function and site
• Work with the Operational teams to ensure effective staffing cover against expected volume delivery at all times
• Providing analysed data and insight to support strategy and optimisation of business performance.

If you are interested to apply:

• Extensive Forecasting & Planning experience in a fast moving, multi-channel contact centre environment.
• Ability to build and present accurate reports
• Advanced Excel knowledge is essential; database experience is highly desirable, together with generic MS Office skills
• Experience of using a Call Management system
• Experience using Resource Management software

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Contact Centre Manager/Client Delivery Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1759
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager/Client Delivery Manager
Location: Barcelona
Salary: Circa 40,000 EUROS (base and bonus) plus relocation assistance and benefits

Hola……We have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Contact Centre Manager from the UK to relocate to Barcelona; for sun, sangria, a vibrant cosmopolitan city where nothing is far away. Working for an award winning international organisation, who strives for a reward, recognition culture, which delivers great employee engagement and customer service delivery for their customers.

The position will have full responsibility for an inbound sale through service campaign to include team leadership, development and performance, as well as being the primary point of contact for the customer. The successful candidate will also prepare and present monthly and quarterly reports to internal and external stakeholders.

An overview of the role and responsibilities are below:

Converting enquiries in to sales, where every sale counts and the lead the team to meet sales targets.
Maintenance and development of client relationships, including regular meetings to review performance of the operation, both financially and against KPIs agreed.
To provide executive summaries and provide appropriate recommendations to clients based on KPI’s and Trends.
Hands on management and accountability for operational delivery through Operations Managers, Team Managers and Real Time analysts.
To monitor and control budgets, driving sales and profit targets are met.
To be able to forecast Sales, Gross Profit and People’s cost figures on a monthly / quarterly / yearly basis
Deliver Profit & Loss summary on a weekly basis to BUD/OD
Take ownership for own continuous personal development, undertaking relevant training as and when appropriate.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven contact centre management, or client service management experience, within a sale through service environment. You will be able to work in a performance focussed environment and get the best from your team and stakeholders.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have worked in a customer service environment in a senior and strategic role, where you have a proven track record in driving customer experience improvements. Have excellent communication and stakeholder skills.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to: mail@douglas-jackson.com or visit us at: http://www.douglas-jackson.com. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, Customer Service, Resource Planning, Data, Analytics, Programmes, Change, Transformation, Digital, Contact Centre and Customer Contact.

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.