Communications Team Leader – 12 month FTC

Ref: DJRL1017
Role: Communications Team Leader – 12 month FTC
Location: London
Salary: Circa £40,000 and benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen within a well established company based in London who are looking to recruit a Communications Team Leader for their Communications and Policy department. The team provide an in-house PR, brand and marketing function, delivering communications strategies for all the groups stakeholders.

The successful candidate will bring you marketing communication strategies to life by managing a range of projects and leading project teams, partners and suppliers to deliver successful campaigns. These include branding, digital marketing and publications.

Within this role you will be responsible for the planning, briefing and execution of our marketing communications activities.

As an experienced line manager, you will be highly skilled in planning, resourcing and performance management.

The successful candidate will have:
• The skills be proactive with a collaborative approach to recognise and utilise the capabilities of the team around you, engaging with and empowering your stakeholders and proactively working to develop all deliverables.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Excellent time management skills.
• A passion for quality and excellence.
• A strong work ethic.
• The ability to demonstrate a commitment to continuous personal improvement.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

In return, our client will provide you with a choice of flexible benefits, salary exchange benefits, and rewards and discounts. You will also receive an annual allowance of £300 to use towards health and lifestyle benefits. Discounted childcare vouchers and cycling equipment throughout the year. You will receive 25 days holiday. Your hours will be 35 hours per week.

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.

Senior Team Leader

Job Ref: DJMA1757
Job Title: Senior Team Leader
Location: Kent
Salary: £30-35,000 plus bonus bens

Opportunity for an experienced Team Leader/Team Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel and administration focussed customer contact operation.

The organisation offers a friendly, fun and positive environment, where personal development is encouraged.

You will work with the senior management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and improve customer and employee engagement.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your team, nurturing, coaching and developing your Customer Service 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 will include:
• Full line management responsibility for all the team including objective setting, performance appraisals, coaching, training and development
• Act as an escalation point for internal and external customers
• Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders
• Support projects and developments which will drive continuous improvements and change
• Work with the Customer Service Manager to senior management team to ensure SLAs are achieved

The successful candidate will have previous team management experience within a customer service contact centre environment. You will be able to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision. You will have an eye for detail, excellent communication and coaching skills.

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

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Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, 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 Metering & Billing

Job Ref: DJJM1168
Job Title: Head of Metering & Billing
Job Location: Scotland
Salary – up to £75,000 + Bens

This role is within an exciting and expanding company within a high growth and competitive market sector. The post-holder will lead the metering and billings function and ultimately the on-going success of a metering and billing function, effectively delivering robust and compliant billings success in order to maximise all business opportunities.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• A proven track record of leading metering and billing teams, preferably within the utility sector
• Experience of managing third party supplier relationships
• Good understanding of the end to end processes and controls required to effectively manage metering, billing and settlement within the utility sector
• Ability to sponsor change/continuous improvement initiatives to deliver excellent customer service and efficiency savings to reduce cost to serve
• Strong leadership skills including listening, empathy, decisiveness, influencing at all levels and stakeholder management
• High impact and visible credibility at all levels.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who has a target driven, commercially aware mind-set, twinned with a commitment to delivering great customer service in all client interactions. Individuals who can evidence previous experience in a commercial billing.

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 Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJKG1230
Job Title: Head of Contact Centre
Location: Swansea
Salary: £80k to £95k (plus car and benefits)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head of Contact Centre who has implemented change, ensuring SLA’s are achieved whilst working in a fast -paced and energetic environment.

The Role
You will report to the Director of Contact Centres with the main responsibility being to lead and manage the inhouse and offshore contact centres, working in partnership with key stakeholders to optimise resources and customer service delivery.

• Working closely with the resource planning team
• Ensuring strong employee engagement minimising staff turnover
• Develop and deploy the future customer service strategy delivering a continuous customer experience
• Working with internal and external stakeholders
• To drive customer strategy and change

The Candidate
My client is looking an experienced Head of Contact Centre who has a proven track record in leading and implementing transformation change and customer strategy whilst maintaining customer engagement and SLA’s. You must have experience working in a fast-paced environment and able to manage a large and fluctuating contact centre head count. You must be able to make regular trips to their other offices.

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.

Customer Service Supervisor (German speaking)

Job Ref: DJMA1754
Job Title: Customer Service Supervisor (German speaking)
Location: South East – (Surrey/West Sussex/Hampshire commutable distance areas)
Salary: £30k base bonus bens

This is an opportunity for a customer focused and experience customer service professional with German language skills.

You will have full responsibility for the day to day operations within the customer service team, leading a small team, managing the delivery of a great and continuously improved customer experience.

You will work closely with your team to drive improved performance, efficiencies and capacity across your team, delivering enhanced customer contact and employee engagement.

You will carry out regular 121’s performance management, coaching and development. Motivating team members and assessing performance against agreed quality management ensuring individuals team meet all agreed SLA’s and KPI’s.
If you are interested in applying for this role, you will have experience within a customer service role, ideally with some supervisory experience. You will have a clear focus on the customer and be able to input into strategy and continuous improvements through the insight, knowledge and analytics produced through the customer contact.

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 organizations, 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 Operations (Customer Contact)

Job Ref: DJMA1753
Job Title: Head of Operations (Customer Contact)
Location: Midlands
Salary: £60-75,000 bonus and bens

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a digital challenger brand, focussed on delivering a best in class customer and user experience and disrupting a large, established consumer market.

They are looking for an experienced customer operation leader who will be able to help develop and grow their multi-channel customer operation whilst delivering a high-performance team and service focussed operation.

Working at both a strategic and operational level, this role will require an influential, creative but hands on professional, with a good understanding of the digital, multi, or omni channel environment and tool, technologies and automation partner management.

Driven by continuous improvement, passionate about great customer service, employee engagement and commercially focussed, you will help develop the future operating model which will ensure the business can scale, without jeopardising its people or customer values and service proposition.

If you are interested in applying for this position you will have previous experience of a senior customer contact leadership position as both a strategic, visionary and hands on inspirational manager.

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 Complaints

Ref: DJAD1046
Role: Head of Complaints
Location: Midlands but travel to other sites is required.
Salary: £70k & other benefits

A leading financial services company are looking for a Head of Complaints to join them on their journey to customer excellence. The Head of Complaints will be responsible for overall management and responsibility of Complaints across several operational sites within the Company including, processes and MI, to ensure fair customer outcomes are attained in an efficient and timely manner whilst facilitating effective root cause analysis is conducted to drive down complaint volumes.

Responsibilities include:
• Ownership of Complaints management within the Company.
• Actively supporting the firm’s Call Centre Transformation programme thus ensuring the fair treatment of complainants throughout the complaint management journey.
• Drive a culture of continuous improvement by revising and enhancing operational procedures to deliver efficient and effective process that drive improved customer experience.
• Identify trends and ensure systemic problems are addressed through effective root cause analysis thus reducing complaint volumes wherever possible. This includes preparation of complaints management information for the Conduct Standards Committee
• Liaising with the Financial Ombudsman/Consumer Ombudsman Service’s and other key external stakeholders as required.
• Ensure there are appropriate controls and measure in place so that all customer complaints are investigated in a timely manner, and in accordance with FCA rules and Company procedures.
• Maintain appropriate records in accordance with Company standards and regulatory obligations. Take responsibility for the completion of all regulatory reports, including Risk Registers and the Complaints element of statutory RMAR reports to the Regulator.
• Ensure there are appropriate controls and measure in place for the complaints databases so they are accurately maintained, ensuring efficient KPI generation is maintained.
• Providing advice and where necessary resolving complex, technical and/or specialised complaints cases.
• Management of the Business Continuity Plan for the complaints infrastructure.
• Liaise with the Financial Ombudsman/Consumer Ombudsman Service and other key external stakeholders as required.
• Contribution to the Conduct Standards Committee.
• Management of the Complaints Governance and Control Team responsible for the resolution of Ombudsman cases.
• Oversight of the International complaints teams to ensure it is has effective controls and quality measures in place.

The successful candidate must have:

• Minimum 5 years management experience within a high volume, customer facing organisation in the UK Financial Services market including detailed knowledge and experience of application of FCA / FOS/ COS rules and guidance.
• Experience of managing complaints infrastructures, processes and reporting mechanisms.
• Knowledge of the FCA regulatory framework.
• Competent with spreadsheet technology to support the analysis and provision of regulatory returns, management information and root cause 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.
Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

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

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

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

Senior Customer Service Operations Manager

Ref: DJKG1205a
Job Title: Senior Customer Service Operations Manager
Location: Harlow
Salary £75k to £80k

An exciting new position has become available for a Senior Customer Service Operations Manager, working for a well-established organisation. You will report to the Operations Director and have 2 direct reports and lead and manage a contact centre team of 150fte.

The Role
This is a pivotal role within this organisation. The main remit for this role is to reshape and upgrade processes, procedures and systems of the busy contact centre along with looking at training and development within the team.

• Provide direct line leadership and management of the team
• Empower the team through training and development and execute outstanding customer service
• Develop short and long term strategic plans whilst ensuring quality standards and continuous improvement is delivered
• Working closely with internal and external stakeholders

The Candidate
I am looking for a strong experienced Senior Customer Service Manager, that has a proven track record in delivering change and transformation in a busy and demanding contact centre. You must have previous experience in running a successful contact centre within a voice and admin-based environment. Experience in managing a large contact centre is essential for this 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, 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.

Continuous Improvement Lead

Ref: DJAD1044
Role: Continuous Improvement Lead
Location: Chester with some travel to the Midlands
Salary: Up to £70k package and other benefits

A leading brand in the FMCG sector is looking for a Continuous Improvement Lead to join their Continuous Improvement team to help the company achieve their mission of always striving to do better for the customer.

Duties will include:
• Dealing with a number of different stakeholders, delivering a continuous improvement culture through the application of CI principles, leadership and management of projects and process owners
• You will lead and develop a team of CI experts with associated line management responsibilities, to deliver on key objectives, CSAT/NPS, customer effort, efficiency/productivity, cost reduction, employee engagement and colleague capability
• You will design and deliver Lean Six Sigma training to build capability at all levels of the business
• Translating Executive Team requirements through scoping, shaping and resourcing CI programmes
• Delivering Lean Six Sigma projects that underpin the strategic direction of the business
• Project managing a portfolio of Lean Six Sigma projects through to successful completion on time and within budget

The successful candidate will be:
• Six Sigma Black Belt or qualified with at least 5 years’ experience working in LEAN environment
• Contact centre experience is beneficial, but not essential
• You will have demonstrable experience of successful improvement project delivery from initial shaping through to embedding change
• Experience in facilitating, and excellent communication skills at all levels
• You will have experience of leading and developing cross-functional teams who can deliver improvement to varied stakeholders across our business
• A thorough understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods – Visio & Minitab preferred
• A knowledge of IT applications to include enhancement of process performance, customer service / journey and workforce planning systems, plus the ability to create, develop and apply simulation models

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 Service Manager

Ref: DJAD1024
Role: Customer Service Manager
Location: Haywards Heath
Salary: £50k – £70k

A well known company based in Sussex is looking for a Customer Service Manager to join their management team during an exciting time of transformation. The role will be responsible for the day to day delivery of the operational plan – ensuring that the customer is at the heart of the operation.

Duties of the role include:
• Leading not only your team but the culture, pace and tone of the environment.
• Mentoring and coaching future leaders to adopt the culture of achievement and motivation.
• Delegating opportunities appropriately to develop talent.
• Contribute to the high performance and continuous improvement in the contact centre environment.
• Work closely with senior management to agree standards and drive adherence to the agreed processes.
• Accountability for the development of around 200 FTE.

You will be a leader not only passionate about employee engagement and creating a best in class culture within the working environment but the customer will also be at the heart of all of your decisions. You will require excellent stakeholder management, experience of operational management and delivering best practise, have proven experience in driving continuous improvement strategy, finally experience with 100+ FTE.

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 organizations, 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.