Collections & Retentions Director

Job Ref: DJHB1023
Job Title: Collections & Retentions Director
Location: North West
Salary: £80,000 – £100,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Debt Collection and/or Customer Retention specialist?
Do you have experience in the delivery of debt strategy plans for existing businesses?
Are you experienced in B2B Collections?
Are you a professional people manager with an affinity for both operational and strategic areas of business?

We’re currently working very closely with a B2B services business who are looking to introduce a Collections and Retentions Director into their growing business.
Being an established organisation, the position will enable you to join the business with a strong, established team who are going from strength to strength.

The role will require you to:
• Undertake a huge assessment of the business unit function and identify areas for improvements.
• Create and implement a debt collection strategy for the organisation; targeting their more challenging areas of debt that has built up.
• Create and implement a retentions strategy for the business; ensuring that existing customers remain, and any additional services required are offered.
• Managing a six-figure budget, working closely with internal and external stakeholders in the recovery of debt.
• Developing and progressing the team within the Retentions and Collections function through business growth and personal development.

You will ideally be:
• Highly experienced in Debt Collection or Retention with proven experience of implementing strategies and business plans to improve the standing of the business unit.
• An experienced people leader and manager, with both operational and strategic capabilities.
• Able to make decisions autonomously whilst working with internal stakeholder to ensure that all business unit areas are aligned.
• Experience in the Utilities or Telecoms industry is imperative for this position.
• The role is a rare opportunity to join an established organisation within the B2B market who are developing their team within a growing market space.

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, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital 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 Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1274
Job Title: Resource Planning Analyst
Location : Lancashire, North West
Salary: Up to £27,500 + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Resource Planning Analyst who will play an integral role in a growing planning team. You will be responsible for Creating effective resource plans. You will Analyse data, recommend strategy and build forecasts based on volumes and average handling times.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Work collaboratively to ensure data & resources are applied to optimise capacity such as economic and seasonal trends, regulatory changes and historical patterns
• Back office resource planning, forecasting, model production & monitoring to provide accurate resource forecast to minimise cost & maximise revenue
• Proactively work with clients to set resource plans based on forecasts so service levels are achieved
• Produce & analyse resource and capacity based MI
• Proactively identify performance challenges & propose remedial actions
• Organise, prioritise & delegate workloads effectively, ensuring work is accurate and timely everyday
• Work closely with stakeholders ensuring you are the subject matter expert for resource planning related processes, promoting buy in and understanding
• Ensure you remain compliant and adhere to all company policies and regulations
• Monitor effectiveness of resource plans, apply learnings to forecast models
• Proactively intervenes in the event of issues arising when plans are live and uses mitigating action where appropriate

If you are interested to apply:

• Previous experience of working in a similar role
• Forecasting and capacity management experience
• Good communication & interpersonal skills at all levels
• Ability to assimilate data and provide recommendations
• Intermediate to expert in Excel, good knowledge of MS packages
• Knowledge of WFM tools and how they are applied within the business
• Knowledge IVR call routing

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.

Collections Team Manager

Job Reference: DJJM1233
Job Title: Collections Team Manager
Location: Blackpool – North West
Salary: £24k + up to 20% bonus
Employment Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Collections Team Manager to take responsibility for the collections operation for a multi-channel, digitally aligned and rapidly growing organisation.
The organisation offers a growing and positive environment, where personal development is encouraged and welcomed across the business.

As the Team Leader/Team Manager within Collections, you will work with the senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and delivers exceptional customer and employee engagement.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your team, nurturing, coaching and developing your Collections Advisors to enhance their skills and performance levels.
The ability to prioritise and set daily tasks, whilst recognising that flexibility may be required due to the day to day demands of the business will be key to achieving the best possible service levels.

Some of the duties and responsibilities for the Team Leader/Team Manager will include:
• Delivering strong people leadership skills in an operational environment
• Positively influence and contribute to the team culture
• Motivate, coach and develop staff in the Contact Centre
• Provide exceptional customer service via phone, email, live chat and social media
• Respond to customer complaints and escalate issues as necessary
• Drive continuous improvement ethos within the contact centre and the business
• Define and develop opportunities to improve processes, procedures and a better service proposition to our customers

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record as a Collections Team Manager, working with a team of collection advisors to develop an improved collections department and a great place to work. Used to achieving SLA’s and KPI’s you will take ownership of the ongoing customer service delivery and look to improve existing operations as the business continues to grow.

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, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital 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.

Operations Director Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1821
Job Title: Operations Director Contact Centre
Location: Permanent relocation required to Barcelona (English speaking role)
Salary: to Circa 100,000 EUROS negotiable dep on candidate and experience base, bonus, benefits, small relocation package.
Job Type: Permanent

This role is being advertised across the UK to attract an individual who would be interested in the opportunity to relocate to Barcelona. Barcelona is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city and coastal location with an expat tax of 24% available for up to the first six years. A great exciting, fast paced demanding role, in a fantastic location.
The role of Operations Director will be responsible for the performance of the Contact Centre, ensuring that productivity, service levels and quality outcomes are consistently delivered to identified client expectations. Ensuring the smooth running of the operational support functions; Training, Recruitment, Facilities, Planning, MI and IT departments.

This is a fast growth outsourced environment and the business will be looking for individuals who can build and develop motivated, highly engaged, performance focussed teams. You will be used to managing a P&L and developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Developing client relations to ensure the ongoing success, improvement and future retention and growth of accounts.

Working with peers and managing your heads of departments and support functions, you will ensure service delivery, quality, training levels and response across all contact channels.
You will work with the Managing Director and peers to determine call centre operational strategies, conduct in depth analysis across all functions and develop initiatives which will drive performance across people, process, tools and technology to drive continuous improvement and deliver state of the art and best in class operational performance.

A senior leader you will have the gravitas, influence and operational, commercial experience to take full responsibility for operational strategy.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven Head of Operations, Operations Director level experience gained at a strategic level working within a third-party supplier management, outsource, or BPO capacity.

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, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital 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 Head of Operations

Job Ref: DJHC4286
Job Title: Senior Head of Operations
Location: South West
Salary: Up to £120k OTE
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an exciting role with an award winning multi-channel operation! If you like to do things a bit differently, then please get in touch, this role may be for you.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of having significantly scaled up operations to meet highly demanding business growth.

My client is looking for an empowering Senior Head of Operations to lead, develop and scale their customer operations.

Responsibilities will include:
• Take responsibility of the customer function (300FTE) monitoring day to day activity and empowering the operational teams to be the best they can be
• Optimise customer experience via multi-channel customer communication
• Analyse data and create MI for use within the business
• Monitor customer satisfaction in order to improve overall customer experience
• Motivate the team in line with cultural values and company procedures
• Create a culture of Learning and Development across the operation
• Encourage innovation and collaboration, and look for ways to do things differently
• Prepare the operation for their next growth phase

In return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with being able to work using your own initiative and autonomy within one of the UK’s most exciting brands.

If you would like to be considered for this role you will have experience across customer operations, ideally in a business to consumer environment. You will also have demonstrable experience of having scaled up operations to meet highly demanding business growth.

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.

Head of Global Recruitment

Job Ref: DJMA1820
Job Title: Head of Global Recruitment
Location: Europe. (The role will be based outside of the UK and will require a permanent relocation)
Salary: Base salary base plus bonus and some relocation assistance and benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

We have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Head of Global Recruitment to join a fast growth global technology provider, with a large international customer contact operation, as well as a growing head office and support function requirement, this role will be required to permanent relocate outside of the UK

You will take strategic responsibility for the attraction of talent, recruitment process and development for all levels of the organisation. Working with senior stakeholders you will understand the operational plans, priorities and recruitment objectives for the short and long term to create recruitment strategies, partnerships and activities which ensure the onboarding and successful hire requirements.

You will build develop and lead a team of internal recruitment partners who will work in partnership with the wider business functions to gain a true understanding of business needs and future requirements and develop the best attraction strategies for an international, multi-lingual workforce.

You will provide strategic direction on recruitment strategies to ensure the business attracts, engages and retains diverse, skilled talent which will allow the business to continue to innovate and scale.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven internal recruitment background at a senior/managerial level, or you may work as a recruiter in a RPO or large scale high volume recruitment environment. You will be used to recruiting a wide variety of roles but exposure to the customer contact centre requirements would be advantageous.

You will have excellent communication skills and stakeholder management. Able to work in an empowered fast growth environment, a can do attitude, with the ability to drive effective change.

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, Customer Success, 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 Director/Head of Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1817
Job Title: Contact Centre Operations Director/Head of Contact Centre
Location: Permanent relocation required to a large European city (non UK).
Salary: to Circa 100,000 EUROS negotiable dep on candidate and experience (base, bonus, benefits, small relocation package)
Job Type: Permanent

This role is being advertised across the UK to attract an individual who would be interested in the opportunity to relocate to a large European City for a permanent role.

The position will lead a large team within contact centre operations, in a sales through service, retention, loyalty or service environment.
This is a fast growth outsourced environment and the business will be looking for individuals who can build and develop motivated, highly engaged, performance focussed teams. You will be used to managing a P&L and developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Developing client relations to ensure the ongoing success, improvement and future retention and growth of accounts.
The Head of Contact Centre will oversee client campaigns and have full relationship management responsibility, as well as owning the operational delivery, recruitment, onboarding, planning, process improvements etc to achieve SLA’s and KPI’s across sales and service for a multi disciplines, multi-lingual, multi-channel operation.

A senior leader you will have the gravitas, influence and operational, commercial experience to take full P&L responsibility, drive the strategic vision and own sales and service with many blue chip and award winning brands for UK, European and a global customer base. The role will include team leadership, development and performance, as well as being the primary point of contact for the external stakeholders on a strategic level.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven Head of Contact Centre/Account Director/Client Services Director level experience gained at a strategic level working within a third-party supplier management, outsource, or BPO capacity.

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, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital 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 Director/Managing Director Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJMA1811
Job Title: Contact Centre Operations Director/Managing Director Contact Centre
Location: Permanent relocation required to an international coastal location
Salary: £100-120,000 UK Equivalent (Paid in local currency) negotiable dep on candidate and experience, up to 50% bonus, relocation assistance, benefits.
Job Type: Permanent

This role is being advertised across the UK to attract an individual who would be interested in the opportunity to relocate to a large international coastal location for a permanent role senior, strategic role within a large contact centre operation (1000 Plus FTE)

The role will be tasked with shaping the future of the operation by ensuring the delivery of an efficient and effective client experience through the delivery of consistently high-quality service delivery to customers.

This is a fast growth outsourced environment and the business will be looking for individuals who can build and develop motivated, highly engaged, performance focussed teams and grow and develop strategic level client partnership operations.

You will be used to managing a P&L, developing budgets and financial forecasts. Building and developing influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Developing client relations to ensure the ongoing success, improvement and future retention and growth of accounts.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have proven experience gained at a strategic level working within a third-party supplier management, outsource, or BPO capacity.

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, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital 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.

Head of Revenue Management (Director)

Job Ref: DJMA1813
Job Title: Head of Revenue Management (Director)
Location: Europe, (If permanent relocation is not possible, the role can be home based, however there will initially be a requirement to be on site in a European city, followed by at least twice a month.
Salary: to 75-85,000 EUROS (Possible flexibility dependant on candidate)
Job Type: Permanent
Fluent English is required.

This is a newly created opportunity for an experienced Head of Revenue Management to join this fast growth online, digital, global business and one of the fastest growing technology businesses in Europe.

As the Head of Revenue Management, you will be an experienced manager, as well as strategist as you take responsibility for defining the business targets, budget definition and action plan to drive future performance. You will build and lead a new team who will deliver effective budgets, planning and pricing strategies to continually enhance the business performance and achieve company objectives.
You will take full ownership of business targets and budget definition, working with senior stakeholders, the board of directors and external investors to present and communicate business case, strategy and achievements across this international business.

You will lead the P&L performance control (from the very top line to the net revenue margin) vs. the defined budget.

Identify and optimise pricing opportunities identified through tactical pricing actions.

If you would like to apply for this exciting position, you will be an experienced strategic leader within revenue management, who would like the opportunity to build and develop a brand new, best practice function and team for an exciting, challenging online disruptor. You will need excellent stakeholder relationships, with the gravitas and communication skills to operate across all levels’ investors, board, stakeholders and peers.

The company Head Office is based in a large city in Europe, if permanent relocation is not possible, the role can be home based, however there will be an initial requirement to be on site within the European head office for the first few month, followed by a requirement of visits at least twice a month.
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, Service, Planning, Data, Programmes, Change Transformation, Digital 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.

Programme Director

Job Ref: DJHC4282
Job Title: Programme Director
Location: UK wide with travel
Salary: Up to £100k + car + bonus
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an opportunity for a proven senior programme executive to join an exciting, well established and forward thinking business.

You must have 10 years’ experience specifically within programme management in order to be considered for this role!

Some of the duties will include:
• Delivering the turnaround of programmes of a high value of complex nature (£10m+)
• Shape new Programmes and re-shape existing ones, including setting up the programme structure, pulling in of resources and detailing skillsets required
• Direct and motivate the overall Programme team in order to deliver business outcomes to a consistently high standard, on time and within budget
• Remain commercially focused, liaising with the wider business to ensure the contractual position is always secure
• Think strategically as well as commercially for the benefit of long term client relationships
• Challenge the status quo and cope with unusual/non-standard problems and issues
• Recommend alternative options and approaches to all kinds of complex situations, presenting a ‘can do’ attitude
• Be a trusted advisor to internal and external stakeholders, having excellent coaching skills
• MSP qualifications or equivalent are essential

If you are interested to apply for this position then you will need proven experience as a senior programme executive, managing cross functional commercial and client relationships.

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.