Head of Field Operations

Job Ref: DJHC4310
Job Title: Head of Field Operations
Location: South East with national travel
Salary: Up to £90k salary plus benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

I am looking for a talented Head of Field Operations for a global organisation. This role will involve significant UK travel.

You will take operational responsibility of the field based service team, embedding a ‘sales through service’ culture and driving Customer Experience aligned to the brand ethos and values.

Responsibilities:
• Manage a field based team of approx. 150FTE located across the UK
• Aligning the performance of service operation to provide maximum Customer Experience outputs
• Embedding a sales through service culture and creating additional revenue streams for the business
• Be accountable for the performance of the field based operation ensuring efficiencies are maximised
• Significant Employee Engagement facilitating new performance, Customer and commercial strategy delivery

Key requirements and behaviours:
• Demonstrable experience of successfully motivating and engaging field based teams across large geographical areas (national would be an advantage)
• Experience embedding and driving behaviours that are aligned to brand values
• Proven ability of driving large teams to maximise revenue and promoting the identification of sales opportunities
• Experience of successfully leading and motivating operational teams significantly increasing Employee Engagement
• Customer centric having spent significant time contributing to company-wide customer agendas and advocating Customer Experience excellence
• Extremely performance focused
• Strong commercial acumen
• A driver of change
• Peoples person being able to effectively build credible relationships at all levels
• Continuous improvement mindset
• Continuously striving for excellence

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record of managing diverse field based teams in a customer service environment in very customer centric cultures.

You will need credibility to influence change at a senior level and be very performance and outcome driven. Experience working for a branded organisation is a must due to the realignment to the brands ethos and values.

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 Improvement Lead

Job Ref: DJJM1270
Job Title: Business Improvement Lead
Location: South East – Berkshire
Salary: Up to £67,000 base dep on experience, benefits.
Employment Type: Permanent

This large, well established business have an opportunity for a Business Improvement Lead to join this fast growth area of the business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the department changes are delivered and relevant business stakeholders engaged appropriately when applicable.
The key objective of this role is to deliver continuous improvements across the Collections operational & strategic journeys. To identify gaps impacting the customers and the debt position and working closely with business operational areas & change teams to deliver improvements. This role will involve working within a highly collaborative team to drive key strategic deliverables across the business function.

Key Accountabilities:
• Taking ownership of all Credit and Collections initiatives to lead change, from development to delivery and governance.
• Working closely with the Data Scientist and Data Analyst to turn detailed insight into targeted process and policy interventions
• Leading the Credit and Collections policy updates and chairing the Credit and Collections Policy Forum
• Applying frameworks to review and evaluate the effectiveness of the process and drive prioritised improvements
• Contributing to the smooth running of the Credit and Collections team as part of their leadership, driving a continuous improvement culture

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:
• Previous experience successfully managing projects in an operational role Experience within Utilities or Financial Services desirable
• Strong understanding of Collections and Credit Risk
• Ability to work in an independent and pro-active way, with little reliance on management direction
• Ability to manage senior stakeholder relationships
• Articulate in written and verbal communication

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.

Head of Operations

Job Ref: DJJM1266
Job Title: Head of Operations
Job Location: Norwich
Salary: up to £90k plus bens
Employment Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Customer Service Director, this role is with a successful organisation operating within an evolving market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in improving service delivery across the business. Working as part of the senior management team you will input into future strategy and development, drive continuous improvement and deliver an enhanced operation by fully engaging your colleagues.

Responsibilities will include:
• To ensure a first-class customer experience in all interactions
• To review and enhance customer billing strategy
• To consistently review people and process to deliver operational efficiencies and customer excellence
• Provide lead on change programmes
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have a passion for understanding customer needs and be able to evidence first-hand experience of billing operations, developing and delivering customer engagement programmes, have a good understanding and passion for new technology and customer interaction channels. Individuals with excellent communication skills, who can cite significant experience of managing people, change and making commercial decisions, in conjunction with multiple stakeholder groups, may have an advantage.

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 Customer Contact

Reference: DJJM1266
Job Title: Head of Customer Contact
Job Location: East Sussex
Salary: up to £90k plus bens
Employment Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Customer Service Director, this role is with a highly successful organisation operating within an evolving and competitive market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in improving service delivery across the business through culture change along with coaching and development. Working as part of the senior management team you will input into future strategy and development, drive continuous improvement and deliver an enhanced operation by fully engaging your colleagues.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• To ensure a first-class customer experience in all interactions
• To review and enhance customer contact strategy
• To consistently review people and process to deliver operational efficiencies and customer excellence
• Build, Maintain and develop outsourced relationships
• Provide lead on contact centre change programmes
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have a passion for understanding customer needs and be able to evidence first-hand experience of developing & delivering customer engagement programmes, have a good understanding and passion for new technology and customer interaction channels. Individuals with excellent communication skills, who can cite significant experience of managing people, change and making commercial decisions, in conjunction with multiple stakeholder groups, may have an advantage.

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 any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

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