Customer Services Manager

Ref: DJRL1031
Role: Customer Services Manager
Location: Bournemouth, Dorset, South West
Type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £40,000 + Benefits

A rapidly growing fast paced company are looking to recruit a Customer Services Manager to their office in Bournemouth. This is an exciting new opportunity to join a fantastic team. You will be based in the centre of Bournemouth, only a few minutes walk to the beach.

The successful Customer Services Manager will take full ownership of managing internal and external stakeholders and making sure a positive and proactive relationship is maintained. You will be working at both a B2B and B2C level, effectively leading the teams to deliver outstanding customer experiences and ensuring happy and supportive client relationships.

You will report directly into the Customer Services Director and will have responsibility for 80FTE. You will be responsible for driving performance and people to ensure delivery of KPIs. They are looking for a Customer Services Manager who can manage, support and develop Team Leaders through performance reviews, coaching and engagement. You will need to evaluate and enhance processes to ensure a culture of continuous improvement. As Customer Services Manager you will manage costs in-line with budgetary constraints.

The successful candidate will:
• Have at least 2 years’ experience of a senior leadership role, preferably gained in the customer service / contact centre environment.
• Have a deep knowledge in customer experience processes, tools and systems will be essential, with the ability to analyse metrics and provide insight into current and future needs, adapting and improving the service in an agile and responsive way.
• Have experience of driving performance in a target-orientated environment and challenging team members to deliver against objectives/targets.
• Have experience of using positive reinforcement to ensure team members feel valued in their role.
• Demonstrate and promote a ‘can do’ attitude to motivate and inspire others to achieve.

In return the company will offer excellent opportunities to progress within the company and will support this with a training and development programme. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package. The offices are professional and modern with recreation spaces. On site canteen with free hot drinks, free fresh fruit and games table.

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.

Real-Time Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1218
Job Title: Real-Time Manager
Location Leeds
Salary: £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

As Real-Time Manager you will ensure the delivery of exceptional levels of planning, deploying appropriate resource to meet business needs and you will lead the consistent achievement of service level requirements. Managing & motivating a team of Real-Time Planning specialists, where applicable.

Alongside performance improvement it is also imperative that the role be a positive and supportive intervention to ensure that FTE is operating at optimum level. Interacting and influencing key stakeholders is a necessity at all levels, including Senior Management and Support Teams.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• To lead and develop a team of Real-Time Analyst, producing exceptional levels of resource optimisation and workload management.
• Complete regular performance and wellbeing reviews with individual team members
• Drive operational performance & efficiency
• Drive Intraday/real-time issue resolution and planning
• Identify & react to opportunities for continuous improvement
• Review, analyse, and present on various elements of planning & performance
• Manage the approach to agent activity & adherence via use of relevant systems, facilitating productivity improvements and service level attainment.
• Manage workload across all relevant channels, in line with intraday plans, striving for optimal performance on each line of business as well as collectively.
• Create, develop, and deliver analysis to a wide range of stakeholders.
• Ensure findings from real time analysis are fed through to the end to end planning process.
• Challenge and improve ways of working in order to drive efficiency, resulting in cost savings through reduction in FTE.

If you are interested to apply:
• Previous experience in a planning
• WFM systems
• MS Excel
• Good knowledge of workforce management processes and principles
• Strong numerical background
• Ability to build relationships and networks at all levels
• Good understanding of call centre type statistics and systems

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.

Customer Insight Analyst – Researcher

Job Ref: DJPF1216
Job Title: Customer Insight Analyst – Researcher
Location Central London
Salary: £35,000 – £45,000
Employment Type: Permanent

My Client is looking for an experienced researcher to manage market research projects, including voice of the customer tracking, the implementation of a customer panel, the management of ad hoc quantitative/qualitative research projects and other customer insight tasks.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Managing quantitative research as part of a voice of the customer programme, either gained in-house or in a research agency
• Managing samples, contact and ensuring survey questions meet business needs.
• You’ll also be adept at the dissemination of results to panel members and business stakeholders, ensuring that the results are clearly communicated in an engaging and informative way.
• Identifying actionable insights that can be used to improve the service provided to customers

If you are interested to apply:
• A Market Research Society intermediate level qualification in quantitative skills or an equivalent level of skill demonstrated through work experience or other qualifications would be beneficial.
• You should be familiar with all the usual software packages used in the quantitative research environment– particularly Microsoft Excel and SPSS.
• You should also be familiar with using advanced survey monkey functionality (or similar online survey tools), managing contact databases and managing electronic mail outs.

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.

Forecasting Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1212
Job Title: Forecasting Analyst
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a great opportunity for an experienced forecaster to build forecast models and Capacity Plans for this Back-Office function. Working with different stakeholders you will provide support in all bid modelling; scenario analysis, data evaluation, and business case justification.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Prepare forecasts and cap plans for operations groups: all processing and non-processing locations
• Develop capability to update capacity plans on a regular basis
• Partner closely with key stakeholders to identify opportunities to optimise performance
• Provide support to the sales team in all bid modelling; scenario analysis, data evaluation, and business case justification.
• Develop the business plan to support plans and strategic initiatives/priorities
• Update plans regularly and analyse/interpret business impacts relative to the Business Plan
• Identify and research internal/external factors and trends that influence performance or business models in the short or long-term

If you are interested to apply:
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Strong Problem Solving Skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Experience with forecasting and quantitative modelling and scenario analysis

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.

Employee Engagement Advisor

Job Ref: DJAD1062
Job Title: Employee Engagement Advisor
Location: Nottingham, East Midlands, Midlands
Salary: £34,000
Employment Type: 12 month FTC

Are you currently a Team Leader/ Manager/ Employee Engagement Lead in a contact centre environment who is passionate about employee engagement? If you are passionate about employee engagement and are keen to help a business going through a huge transformation with their engagement strategy this may be the role for you!

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Through effective communication and co-ordination, support the employee engagement survey process to deliver high response rates for annual and pulse surveys
• Support managers to ensure that the engagement action planning process is effectively carried out across all teams, that action plans are acted upon and monitored, and that progress is communicated so that improvement in engagement is made at team and CC level.
• Identify themes from surveys and, in conjunction with SMEs and other colleagues, develop cost effective and impactful initiatives to address them including facilitating best practice sessions with people managers
• Work with managers to co-ordinate activities to promote effective pan-organisation understanding such as visits of TLs to Head Office or Group functions to the CCs.
• Proactively identify and recommend further opportunities for good employee engagement and support Group or CC-wide initiatives
• Provide regular reports on engagement activity and progress
• Develop and implement a range of mechanisms to measure and monitor the impact of initiatives and provide insight into employee experience. These might include:
• Setting up and/or facilitating focus groups on a regular or ad hoc basis to ensure a range of views is regularly heard

If you are interested to apply you will:
Have a good understanding of principles of employee engagement and recognition in a contact centre environment and have experience of initiating ideas or activities.

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.

Team Leader

Ref: DJRL1029
Role: Team Leader
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, East Midlands, Midlands
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: c £30,000 + Benefits

A market leading financial services company are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join their leading contact centre. The successful candidate will be really focused on leadership and developing their team to engage them and promote a customer first attitude.

You will report into the Operations Manager and will be responsible for up to 15 Advisors. The aim of the role is to develop and empower teams to deliver an excellent customer journey to their customers every time, ensuring first contact resolution where possible, addressing the primary reason for the customer contact using all their skills and knowledge. Leading, coaching and engaging their teams in achieving their performance metrics and balancing the sales and service focus of each team member. This role will be part of their Registrations team so experience in sales and upselling would be beneficial but not essential. Experience of managing a target driven department would also be an advantage.

The successful candidate will:
• Have experience of driving performance in a target-orientated environment and challenging team members to deliver against objectives/targets.
• Have experience of using positive reinforcement to ensure team members feel valued in their role.
• Demonstrate and promote a ‘can do’ attitude to motivate and inspire others to achieve.
• Have experience of managing people and associated ‘people’ processes.

In return the company will offer excellent opportunities to progress within the company and will support this with extensive management training / coaching. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

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.

Team Leader

Ref: DJRL1028
Role: Team Leader
Location: Brighton, West Sussex, South East
Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits

A market leading financial services company are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join their leading contact centre. The successful candidate will be really focused on leadership and developing their team to engage them and promote a customer first attitude.

You will report into the Operations Manager and will be responsible for up to 15 Advisors. The aim of the role is to develop and empower teams to deliver an excellent customer journey to their customers every time, ensuring first contact resolution where possible, addressing the primary reason for the customer contact using all their skills and knowledge. Leading, coaching and engaging their teams in achieving their performance metrics and balancing the sales and service focus of each team member. This role will be part of their Resolution team so experience in handling complaints would be beneficial but not essential.

The successful candidate will:
• Have experience of driving performance in a target-orientated environment and challenging team members to deliver against objectives/targets.
• Have experience of using positive reinforcement to ensure team members feel valued in their role.
• Demonstrate and promote a ‘can do’ attitude to motivate and inspire others to achieve.
• Have experience of managing people and associated ‘people’ processes.

In return the company will offer excellent opportunities to progress within the company and will support this with extensive management training / coaching. They offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

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.

Training Designer – Trainer – Training Manager – temp contract (6 Months) – fixed term contract

Ref: DJJM1176
Role: Training Designer – Trainer – Training Manager – temp contract (6 Months) – fixed term contract
Location: London – SOUTH EAST
Salary: Up to £35k plus bonus and benefits
Contract: Temporary 6 Month fixed term Contract

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a well-established company based in London who are looking to recruit a Training designer for their contact centre in London.

The successful candidate will be really focused on creating and refreshing current training modules on e-learning platforms, improving the knowledge and skills of the Contact Centre.

The aim of the role of Training designer is to create and rewrite a training and management support function for the contact centre. You will create and deliver training programmes for new and existing members of the contact centre to improve their knowledge and skills in dealing with customer enquiries. You will monitor and coach colleagues to achieve targets and work closely with the managers and their colleagues to identify gaps in knowledge and responding with coaching support. You will also identify training needs and planning programmes. The ideal candidate will have the ability to think outside of the box and be able to review and improve and update training material. The role will include handling administration, for example: completion of management duty rota.

The successful candidate will have:
• At least 12 months training or design experience within a contact centre environment.
• Experience of managing people and be able to lead and motivate others to deliver excellence in customer service.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Have experience of using Articulate storyline or Adobe Creative Cloud.

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/Customer Experience Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1768
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager/Customer Experience Manager
Location: South East, Essex, East London
Salary: £30,000- 40,000 base salary dependent on candidate plus 15% bonus and bens.
Type: Permanent

An opportunity to join an organisation in the Sunday Times Fastrack league table, a fast growing, multi-channel, international customer contact centre for an experienced Customer Service Manager, Contact Centre Manager, Senior Team Manager.

Managing a small but passionate customer service team. The Contact Centre Manager will report to a senior Director and will help drive the best possible customer experience, motivate, train and coach a motivated forward thinking team and look for continuous improvement and development of future customer strategies.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• Leadership and development of your team to achieve a great customer service and strategic objectives.
• Oversee the day to day customer service delivery.
• Take full control of budgets and KPI delivery
• Resource planning

Development of future strategy to achieve improved performance, growth and an enhanced customer experience across a multichannel, international customer contact centre.
If you are interested in applying for this position you will need a proven track record of engaging and motivating teams in a customer facing environment. Be able to work under your own initiative and contribute too best practice and future strategies.

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.

Management Information Analyst / MI Analyst

Job Ref: DJJM1177
Job Title: Management Information Analyst / MI Analyst
Location: Glasgow / Scotland / Lanarkshire
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000
Employment Type: Permanent

As the Management Information (MI) Analyst you will provide MI and analytical support to leadership and operations through the delivery of regular management information, and specific analytical projects/reports, with actionable insight.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• As the MI Analyst you will delivery regular management information with actionable insight.
• Provide ad hoc information and insight to internal stakeholders
• Help to build analytical capability within the team
• Review the quality of the work undertaken, by yourself and colleagues, to ensure analytical objectives have been met and that the data provided is of high integrity

If you are interested to apply:
• Strong track record of taking a proactive approach in identifying opportunities to improve performance and solve these through a combination of quantitative analysis and business insight, delivering clear actionable recommendations
• Confidence in building networks throughout the business, liaising at a senior level, and driving change
• Confidence using various analytical methods to deliver your work
• Highly numerate and IT literate, with a genuine passion for data
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience using statistical or reporting packages (e.g. R / Python / SPSS / Tableau)

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.