Head of Customer Service Operations

Job Ref: DJHB1028
Job Role: Head of Customer Service Operations
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £60,000 – £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Job Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Customer Service to join an established organisation.
Reporting to the COO, you will be responsible for the delivery of two customer service sites for the business and will be required to lead and drive the operational customer service strategy for the organisation.

Working within a dynamic team of operational leaders, you will be responsible for:
• Taking ownership of the delivery on the customer service department within a multisite operation.
• 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 the Utilities sector 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 both onsite and remotely and some travel will be required from time to time to other sites within the organisation.

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.

Head of Customer Operations – Head of Operations

Job Ref: DJJM1237
Job Title: Head of Customer Operations – Head of Operations
Job Location: Cardiff
Salary – up to £75k plus bens
Employment Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Customer Service Director, this role is within a 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. 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.

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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 Resource Planning

Job Ref: DJPF1280
Job Title: Head of Resource Planning
Location Swindon, South West
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Car allowance + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Resource Planning for an exciting brand based in Swindon. You will manage and motivate a team of Planning Specialists within a contact centre environment.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Managing operational resource planning and scheduling for all areas of the business including contact centres, back office functions, billing and collections and complaints teams with a mix of inhouse and outsourced operations. The remit will cover long term, midterm and short-term planning as well as scheduling and intraday resource management.
• Driving a culture of continuous improvement and high performance where data driven insight informs decision making through collaboration across insight, change and operational teams.
• Manage operational performance for the Customer Service Centres by coordinating resources and skills to deliver key customer Performance Metrics.
• Measure the Real Time Teams contribution to overall service performance and articulate the benefits.
• Provide insight and analysis relating to performance drivers

If you are interested to apply:

• Experience in leading large Contact Centres planning and forecasting functions
• Previous leadership and relationship management experience
• Ability to influence at all levels
• Enhancing quality and depth of operational performance data to drive insight and informed decision making across operational areas.

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 – Contact Centre Manager – Call Centre Manager (Overnight)

Job Ref: DJJM1234
Job Title: Customer Service Manager – Contact Centre Manager – Call Centre Manager (Overnight)
Location: Southampton – Bournemouth – Portsmouth
Salary: £40-50,000 plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Customer Service Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel, digitally aligned and rapidly growing customer contact operation.

The Customer Service Manager will be able to bring passion, rigor and the ability to develop a scaling operation. Working within a regulated environment, but aiming to deliver a more individual, personalised service, which continues to set this award-winning brand apart from the competition.

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

As the Customer Service Manager within the overnight team, you will work with the heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and delivers exceptional customer and employee engagement.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your team, nurturing, coaching and developing your Team Leaders to deliver a positive, engaging environment, where innovation and best practice are shared and developed each and every day. Building for the future you and your team will be continuously enhancing your skills, experience 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. Input into strategy, development of continuous improvements and dealing with escalated customer enquiries will be part of your responsibilities.

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

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record as a Customer Service Manager within a contact centre to develop an improved customer service offering and a great place to work. Experience within a regulated environment will be a distinct advantage, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo and 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.

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.

Senior Customer Experience Manager (Design, Customer Journey,Change)

Job Ref: DJKG1296
Job Title: Senior Customer Experience Manager (Design, Customer Journey, Change)
Location: Liverpool/Merseyside
Salary/OTE: £50k to £60k
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Customer Experience Manager who has extensive experience to drive and implement new designs and experiences around customer journey mapping and continuous improvement.

This is an opportunity to join an established organisation within the hospitality sector that is undergoing business change and transformation.

This role reports into the Head of Customer Experience/Change and you will be an integral part of taking the team on a journey.

Responsibilities of the role:
• Set the strategy to improve customer experience
• Create and drive continuous improvement of the end to end experience
• Have a proven track record in implementing a customer experience strategy
• Drive forward quality assessment and reporting
• Have experience in planning, forecasting and reporting
• Have worked closely with internal and external stakeholders

If you are interested in this role you will need to be Lean Six Sigma qualified or work to that methodology as well as working with an agile approach. Experience working in Leisure, Travel, Hospitality and Retail is an advantage.

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.

Customer Service Team Manager – Contact Centre Team Manager – Call Centre Team Manager (Overnight)

Job Ref: DJJM1233
Job Title: Customer Service Team Manager – Contact Centre Team Manager – Call Centre Team Manager (Overnight)
Location: Southampton
Salary: £30,000 plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Customer Service Team Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel, digitally aligned and rapidly growing customer contact operation.

The Customer Service Team Manager will be able to bring passion, rigor and the ability to develop a scaling operation. Working within a regulated environment, but aiming to deliver a more individual, personalised service, which continues to set this award-winning brand apart from the competition.

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

As the Customer Service Team Manager within the overnight team, you will work with the heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice, driving a positive, performance focussed culture which achieves and exceeds SLA’s and delivers exceptional customer and employee engagement.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for your team, nurturing, coaching and developing your Team to deliver a positive, engaging environment, where innovation and best practice are shared and developed each and every day. Building for the future you and your team will be continuously enhancing your skills, experience 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. Input into strategy, development of continuous improvements and dealing with escalated customer enquiries will be part of your responsibilities.

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

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record as a Customer Service Team Manager within a contact centre to develop an improved customer service offering and a great place to work. Experience within a regulated environment will be a distinct advantage, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo and 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.
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 Manager

Job Ref: DJKG1294
Job Title: Team Manager
Location: Harlow
Salary: £30-32k base + bonus + bens
Employment Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Team Manager to join this well-established organisation, working in a high touch, quality led customer service function. This business will be undergoing significant transformation and change and you will play a key part in enabling, coaching and developing your team to adapt and thrive to deliver an exceptional customer service.

This is a key role within this organisation. The main remit for this role is to manage the day to day delivery of customer service in a high volume, changing environment, helping implement change and transformation, and up skilling your advisors to develop a truly multi skilled team.

As a hands-on Team Manager you will be great with people and the development, growth and engagement of your team. Through 121’s and coaching, you will help the team thrive and adapt to deliver a great customer experience.

Where necessary you will deal with any escalated issues for both the team management and customer complaints.

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

The team will be working 8am to 8pm on a 6 day working week, so some shifts and flexibility will be required to ensure the hours are covered with your colleagues.

We are looking for a strong experienced Team Manager/Team Leader, within a customer service environment. An individual with a great deal of people and customer 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.

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.

Collections Team Manager

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Compliance Manager (Trade)

Job Ref: DJMA1812
Job Title: Compliance Manager (Trade)
Location: Anglia/South East/South Midlands (Cambridgeshire/North Essex/Northamptonshire/Peterborough/Milton Keynes/Bury St Edmunds)
Salary: to £60,000 – 67,000 (base and car allowance, plus bonus and benefits)
Job Type: Permanent IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE

This is a newly created opportunity for an experienced Trader Compliance Manager to help build and develop this new function to deliver a highly effective international trade function, with regards to quality, compliance, logistics, systems, process and procedures.
Working for a global business, the role will require occasional international travel.
As one of the senior members of the team this role will be a subject matter expert and work internally and externally to develop excellent stakeholder relationships and promote the importance of trade compliance across the business.
The role will be responsible for a small team who will ensure global compliance with international trade regulations supporting the provision of a world class level of service to their customers, driving continuous improvements.
Liaising with all legal bodies and be focused on delivering compliant, on time delivery of products to customers, distributors and facilities.
Manage all Group customs activities as well as develop and drive the Group Trade Compliance strategy and all related Logistics and Supply Chain compliance needs.
If you are interested in applying for this role, we will be looking for an experience Trade Compliance Manager who is looking for a new challenge, any experience of dangerous goods would be 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, 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.