Commercial / Pricing Analyst

Job Ref: DJEM1023
Job Title: Commercial / Pricing Analyst
Location: Kent
Salary: up to £30,000
Employment Type: 11 month FTC

An excellent opportunity for a Commercial Analyst to help support a travel function of a business. They are willing to provide training to anyone with the enthusiasm to learn if you feel you lack in skills. A unique opportunity for someone who is looking at breaking into the commercial market.

Responsibilities include:
• Pricing for all holiday products to ensure that optimal profitability is achieved
• Delivering campaign, price and product activity
• Support maximising sales and assist the purchasing team in promoting destinations and product
• Work with the Product Managers & Purchasing Managers to provide insightful data for product negotiations
• Assist with regular rolling forecasts
• Support delivering actions and strategies for each of the destinations
• Analyse weekly reports and make necessary pricing and yield decisions

Experience required:
• Excellent understanding of pricing processes, commercial issues and impact on wider business
• Ability to monitor trends and patterns in business performance
• Knowledge or interest in the Travel industry – Desirable, no essential
• Ability to set and follow through clear targets
• Good IT & understanding of Microsoft Office
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Persuasion, negotiation, reasoning and problem-solving skills
• Initiative, diplomacy, tact and sound judgement

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.

Head of Customer Service Operations – 6 month FTC

Job Ref: DJHB1032
Role: Head of Customer Service Operations – 6 month FTC
Location: London
Salary: up to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Job Type: 6 month FTC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Interim Head of Customer Service to join an established organisation.
Reporting to the Customer Services Director, you will be responsible for the delivery and performance of the customer service operation for the business and will be required to lead and drive the operational customer service strategy for the organisation of around 100FTE.

Working within a dynamic team, you will be responsible for:
• Taking ownership of the delivery on the customer service department with a particular focus on the development of the people and scale up process.
• Delivering and implementing the operational strategy for the consistent performance of the customer service team.
• Developing the internal customer service team to create future leaders and a strong succession plan within the business.
• Driving an evolving culture to continually improve processes and procedures to benefit the customer journey.

You will ideally be:
• Experienced in managing a team at Head of level, reporting directly into board level.
• Able to demonstrate the ability to lead a department to continually improve through the development of a changing environment experiencing continual growth.
• Able to lead and mentor Senior leaders to achieve.
• Experience within a scale up business would be a huge advantage.

This is an exciting Senior level position within an established organisation who are driving change, positive culture and development of the team internally. You will be required to manage teams onsite and will be the inspirational leader within this growing brand.

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 any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Motor Claims Manager – Claims Operations Manager – Claims Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1242
Job Title: Motor Claims Manager – Claims Operations Manager – Claims Manager
Location: Madrid
Salary: 35,000 – 40,000 euro plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

We have an opportunity for an experienced Claims Manager who has experience and knowledge of Motor Insurance claims to take responsibility for a wider Claims assessment function looking at continuous improvement and identifying trends and root cause to improve operational process, liaising and managing key stakeholders where appropriate.

The Claims Manager will be responsible for refining operational processes, procedures and customer journeys to make sure the overall claims process is as lean, fast and efficient as possible. You will share technical expertise, advice and guidance with the management team.

The organisation offers a growing and positive environment, where personal development is encouraged and welcomed across the business.

As the Claims Manager, you will work across all claims departments, working closely with the team as well as heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice.

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. Input into strategy, development of continuous improvements will be part of your responsibilities.

Some of the duties will include:
• Assessment of process, procedure and policies, driving lean methodologies to create the most efficient operation.
• Conducting Due diligence using methods and practice.
• Positively influence and contribute to the team culture along with sharing best practice
• Provide exceptional customer experience by reviewing customer journey and root cause analysis
• Drive continuous improvement ethos within the team and the wider business
• Define and develop opportunities to improve processes, procedures and a better service proposition to customers

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record within Motor Claims management, you will need to have worked at a senior level previously and experience within a regulated environment is essential, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo whilst encouraging those around you to do the same will be key to this exciting role.

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.

Trainer (Contact Centre)

Job Ref: DJKG1302
Job Title: Trainer (Contact Centre)
Location: Hertfordshire and the Greater London area
Salary/OTE: £30k to £35k
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Trainer who has worked in a contact centre/customer service setting to join an outstanding market leading organisation within a service environment.

This is an established company and as Trainer you will be part of a small team and play a pivotal role in the organisation working closely with the Quality Team. This role is focused on the onboarding training and will report into the Training and Quality Manager.

As the Trainer some of your responsibility will be to:
• Plan, design, deliver and manage the induction and ongoing training events
• Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency with various induction and training events
• Upskill Customer Operations Team
• Ensure you deliver end to end training

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a passion for delivering exceptional Training with a natural energy to deliver onboarding training. This role would suit someone that has been a trainer within a contact centre or customer service centre.

The role is Monday to Friday and may require occasional flexible hours.

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.

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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 Manager

Job Ref: DJHB1029
Role: Collections Manager
Location: London
Salary: up to £60,000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent

Are you experienced in the creation of processes and strategy within a debt collection environment?
Would you like the opportunity to create and form a department from scratch?
Are you use to working within a highly regulated industry sector?
We’re currently working closely with a disrupter within the market who are looking for someone to work in an autonomous and very hands-on role to create a collections department within a dynamic business in the London area.

Having the opportunity to be a big part of the business’ acceleration and growth plans, you will be building a team of collection specialists to work with you on the journey of the business.
This role is pivotal in leading the direction of best practice within the business aligned with regulatory guidance, so experience of doing so in a previous role is paramount.

Responsibilities will include:
• Implementing strong processes and procedures to ensure that the business is aligned with industry best practices to deliver the Collections function within the wider organisation.
• Monitoring inbound and outbound Collections activities.
• Establishing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships.
• Creating and implementing billing and debt collection processes.
• Promoting customer engagement and experience within the remit of their products and services.

You will ideally be:
• Able to demonstrate a track record in the B2C market for Customer collections, the implementation of customer technologies.
• Of entrepreneurial spirit with a can-do attitude whereby you are happy to engage in a diverse range of tasks.
• Excited by the challenge of a start-up environment and by the change and continuous improvement.
• Ambitious, driven through self-motivation and resilient.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven individual to learn and grow and part of a dynamic start-up team.

All they’re looking for from you is the drive and enthusiasm to assist with the launch of the business, as well as the right attitude and aptitude to enhance this leading product into the luxury retail sector!

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.

UX Manager

Job Ref: DJHC4294
Job Title: UX Manager
Location: South East
Salary: Up to £55k salary
Employment Type: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced UX Manager to lead the Digital UX, creating governance as well as being creative and innovative. This role requires somebody with a passion for Digital Customer Experience, specifically user experience, interaction design, navigation and information architecture.

Responsibilities:
• To continuously advocate the customer across functions
• Manage a team of contract and UX Managers
• Lead on large-scale website re-design that links to the overall Digital Strategy, ensuring that user experience roadmap items are business cased and change is managed appropriately
• Utilise data to optimise performance across the function
• Manage 3rd party relationships to create pivotal web experiences
• Responsible for Accessibility accreditation targets
• Support and proactively identify improvements to achieve CSAT and maximise the Customer Experience
• Creation and rollout of visual design to be used by the Content and Development teams
• Research of UX/UI, user-centred design and interaction design trends

Key behaviours:
• A UX Manager who can succeed in a complex and challenging environment
• A customer advocate who will always look at how to achieve best outcomes for the customer
• Solutions driven
• Hard working
• Resilient
• Influential and a great communicator at all levels
• Be passionate about digital and advocating best practise

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record within digital communication improving User and Customer Experience.

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 in to any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Solutions Architect (Contact Centre Solutions)

Job Ref: DJMA1824
Job Title: Solutions Architect (Contact Centre Solutions)
Location: UK Home Based.
Salary: £65-70k base
Job Type: Permanent

Bridging the gap between engineering and sales, the solutions architect is a critical position within the development of this ambitious software provider, that prides itself on the quality of their execution.

Managing the Technical Q&A with customers and prospects, the Solutions Architect will take the lead on strategy and architecture of the solution, scenario planning, design and workflow planning,
ensuring a successful deployment and customisation

The Solutions Architect will support the Pre and Post-Sales Support teams across the cloud platform for both their channel partners and enterprise clients.

You will need the ability and gravitas to work with a top-class engineering team and take a customer success approach and thinking to deliver a high-quality flawless execution.

This role will have a requirement to travel across the UK and internationally (3-4 times a month)

Previous experience of solutions architecture in a Contact Centre and or Unified Communications, Telephony/PBS environment will be required.

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.

Director of Operations (Asset Management & Repairs)

Job Ref: DJHC4293
Job Title: Director of Operations (Asset Management & Repairs)
Location: South East / South Coast
Salary: Up to £120k salary + bonus + benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

I am looking for a commercial and customer centric Director of Operations, to take ownership of the repairs, major works, and Asset Management teams.

This is a commercial and customer focused role, with an innovative and forward-thinking organisation in the Housing Sector.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the development and delivery of the organisations Business Plans, leading operations across Asset Management, large scale works and repairs
• Take total ownership of the Profit & Loss for the function
• Focus on effective asset management ensuring profitability and delivery of budget
• Effective leadership and development of the teams to deliver quality services within budget
• Maintain and develop a range of strategic and operational relationships internally and externally in support of mutually beneficial approaches to business plans and growth
• Target portfolio growth through effective and efficient Asset Management
• Provide professional leadership at all levels, role modelling company behaviours and values
• Identify the needs of the customers, with regards to safety, paying particular attention to vulnerable customers, keeping the property portfolio exceptionally well maintained in line with business standards

Key behaviours:
• Demonstrable experience of successful Asset Management in either social housing or a similar industry
• Experience of managing property repairs at a strategic level
• High level of commercial acumen
• Self-starter, resilient, focused, a real achiever of results (customer & commercial)
• Engaging leader – able to communicate at all levels
• Inquisitive, resourceful and willing to challenge the status quo
• Energetic & enthusiastic

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record of improving commercial and operational delivery in social housing or related industries.

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.

Director of Customer Operations

Job Ref: DJHC4292
Job Title: Director of Customer Operations
Location: South East / South Coast
Salary: Up to £120k salary + bonus + benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

I am looking for an exceptionally people focused Director of Customer Operations who has experience of driving results for the customer across Customer Experience and managing operational teams.

Responsibilities:
• Lead the Customer Operations Team (200FTE), including Customer Service, Customer Experience, Customer Insight, compliance and field based operations
• Through analysing customer needs, build a market leading Customer Experience process and monitor and improve this across the operation, and cross functionally
• Support customers throughout the customer journey ensuring they have an appropriate and exemplary level of support
• Drive the new multi-channel Operating Model embracing the people focused culture and tasking the operation on a journey
• Lead the development and training of the operational teams to successfully support customers through their customer journey and embed strategies and processes to improve service
• Set appropriate metrics and SLA’s to ensure performance is at an optimal level in both customer service and overall customer experience
• Represent Customer Experience excellence across the organisation, being the businesses Customer Advocate

Key behaviours:
• Self-starter, resilient, focused, a real achiever of results
• Excellent understanding and customer journey mapping and customer experience
• Engaging leader – able to communicate at all levels
• Inquisitive, resourceful and willing to challenge the status quo

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record of leading large scale change whilst increasing performance in a multi-channel contact centre and customer experience environment.

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 in to any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.