Head of Customer Service / Customer Service Manager

Job Ref: DJKG1290
Job Title: Head of Customer Service / Customer Service Manager
Location: Warwickshire (with travel to with travel to London and Swindon
Salary: £50k to £60k (car allowance of £4500)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head of Customer Service or experienced Customer Service Manager to join a well-established logistics and distribution company who are going through significant transformation.

This role reports to the Director of Customer, with the focus around development and delivery of their ongoing Customer Service Strategy.
As the Head of Customer Service or Customer Service Manager some of your responsibilities with be:
• Create a vision and strategy across multiple customer service centres
• Be accountable for the proactive engagement of the SME clients, reducing churn and attrition
• Monitor KPI’s to ensure customer expectations are met
• Improve quality levels across various sites
• Work closely with the Director of Customer through the transformation strategy

This position would suit a Customer Service Manager who is looking for a step-up or a Head of Customer Service that has recently moved into this post or has been seconded to this position. You will need to have managed multiple sites with approximately 100fte and be able to travel to sites in the South West, London and Scotland.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to us. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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

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

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

Team Leader / Team Manager (Outbound Contact Centre)

Job Ref: DJKG1289
Job Title: Team Leader / Team Manager (Outbound Contact Centre)
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Salary: £28k to £30k (plus bonus and benefits)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Team Manager or Team Leader to join an innovative and forward-thinking digitally lead organisation. The Team Manager or Team Leader will manage a team of up to 30 outbound customer service agents looking after the VIP/Loyalty customers.
This role requires you to be able to work closely with the Customer Service Manager and you will be responsible for delivering and monitoring the day to day responsibility of the team.

As the Team Manager or Team Leader some of your responsibility will be to:
• Take ownership and responsibility for delivering exceptional customer service
• Ability to drive the team forward in focusing on goals and culture change
• Motivate and coach the team / being part of the department’s succession plan
• Work collaboratively with all members of the team and the wider organisation

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have managed a team within an outbound contact centre setting. They are looking for someone that is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service with a strong influencer skills and a collaborate leadership style. They would like someone that wants to go on the journey with them and be part of the succession plans they are putting in place. This role would ideal for someone that has experience in retaining/upselling/cross selling services or campaigns.

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV to us. We will acknowledge receipt of your CV and if we are able to progress your application then a consultant will be back in touch with you to discuss your application and interest in more detail.

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

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

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

IT Support Administrator

Job Ref: DJEM1012a
Job Title: IT Support Administrator
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary: up to £35,000 plus Bonus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Systems Support Administrator to join a brand-new team within the Customer Operations function based in Newcastle-under-Lyme. They are looking for someone who comes from a technical background who can support and maintain the tools that support their Customer Support teams.

Responsibilities include:
• Evaluating, designing, configuring, delivering, and maintaining the tool that support for team
• Keep up to date and function as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on tools, integrations and delivery – your focus will be on improving the support experience for the advisors and players
• Troubleshooting existing workflows, integrations and other channels

Experience required:
• Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
• Experience with Zendesk and Oracle is desirable
• Come from a technical background that has provided support to a function previously
• Previous experience with CTI and API integrations

Overall, if you are a driven to help teams succeed, possess strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, and have the ability to dive deep into a new product and learn it inside out, please get in touch to discuss the opportunity further.

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 (Customer Experience)

Job Ref: DJHC4284
Job Title: Team Leader (Customer Experience)
Location: The Midlands
Salary: Up to £30k Salary (Pro Rata – 34 hour week)
Shifts: 2pm until 11pm/ Wednesday to Saturday
Employment Type: Permanent

I am looking for an innovative and modern thinking Team Leader, that can manage customer service agents through change, and take ownership of the team, driving best practise and creating a culture of excellence.

In return for effectively taking your team on a huge transformational journey, you will receive a real investment from the company into your future, through industry relevant qualifications!!

Responsibilities:
• Operational Leadership and day to day management of the customer experience team (15FTE)
• Drive customer centric change within the team, promoting this across the rest of the business
• Evangelise customer experience excellence internally and externally
• Use insight and MI to collaboratively drive customer experience and performance
• Identify training needs and then coach and mentor your team in line with the business culture and objectives

Key behaviours:
• A strong Team Manager who can both manage and lead from the front
• Customer centric and somebody who always looks for the best customer outcomes
• Resilient through periods of transformation, and able to take customer service agents on a journey

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need to have a proven track record of working in a contact centre environment, in a management capacity.

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 Director

Job Ref: DJMA1815
Job Title: Customer Service Director
Location: South Midlands/South East (commutable from Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire)
Salary: £80k base plus bonus bens.
Job Type: Permanent

Opportunity to join a well-established successful business at an exciting time in their development, with recent investments enabling a platform for significant future growth and an opportunity to transform their customer service strategy to best in class.

As part of the senior leadership team, you will need the gravitas and ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, as the face and voice of the customer.

Through insight and analytics, you will define and develop the strategy and vision for the future of customer service and develop a continuous improvement culture to achieve a brilliant customer experience.

Fully responsible for a team of Managers and Advisors, you will lead from the front and be a hands on manager, able to immerse yourself within the operations to drive a transformation in culture, behaviour and process, leading from the front you will ensure a robust effective service delivery is achieved in an environment of some significant change programmes.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need proven customer service leadership experience, across a varied and complex operation, ideally with some B2B exposure. You will be a proven highly effective manager or great customer service teams and have delivered change projects and programmes which have enhanced the customer experience in a growth environment.

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

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1
Douglas Jackson are a specialist recruitment consultancy and executive search company, working to hire exceptional talent for Executive, Managerial and skilled practitioner level appointments. Working in partnership with customer focused organisations, we offer a professional, trusted and quality service, to identify, attract and hire talented professionals within Operations, Strategy, Customer Experience, Intelligence, Customer Insight, Sales, 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 Contact Centre/ Head of Operations

Job Ref: DJKG1287
Job Title: Head of Contact Centre / Head of Operations
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Salary: £60k to £70k (plus 20% bonus and benefits)
Employment Type: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head Contact Centre or Head of Operations to join an innovative and forward-thinking digitally led organisation. The Head of Contact Centre/Head of Operations will oversee the “chat” function of the business with around 7 Operations Managers and between 70 and 100fte.

This role requires you to be able to work closely with the Customer Services Director and you will be responsible for the Operations of the overall “Chat Team”.

As the Head of Contact Centre/Head of Operations you will be responsible for:
• Creating a vision and strategy for the UK Chat Operations
• Working closely with stakeholders and create and engaging an exciting chat content
• Formulating key measurements to ascertain ROI and SLA
• Analyse and interpret the customers data and trends
• Manage and develop the Operations Managers

If you are interested in applying for this position, then you will need to have managed a team within a contact centre and must have led a Chat, Social Media, or Digital team. They are looking for someone that is passionate about delivering creativity and innovation with the chat team, whilst been able to measure the impact of running an outstanding chat community.

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.

Resource Planning Specialist

Job Ref: DJPF1270
Job Title: Resource Planning Specialist
Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Resource Planning Specialist. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the main responsibility of this role is to manage the Resource Planning function for the Customer Support Team.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Calculate resourcing levels within a complex, constantly changing customer operation so that customers consistently receive world class customer experiences from the operational teams.
• Manage the creation, publishing and adherence to all relevant working schedules
• Ensure operational shrinkage is well understood by all stakeholders and planned for.
• Perform continual analysis of current performance and conduct real time re-forecasting to make necessary adjustments to resourcing plans.
• Analyse resource information to identify trends and provide meaningful insight to the operation.
• Analyse, review and communicate individual and team performance to ensure to adherence to schedules and work with stakeholders across the business to ensure this is sustained.
• Seek to continually evolve all planning, forecasting and resourcing processes and systems, with an emphasis on service accessibility and quality.
• Produce regular management reporting and presentations that supports key decision-making for headcount requirements, budget forecasting and project costing.

If you are interested to apply:
• Instinctively service-orientated, you should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and passion for Contact Centre and operational environments and the dynamics that impact operational performance.
• Recent and demonstrable experience in planning, forecasting and resource optimisation in a customer operation or contact centre environment.
• Attention to detail, high levels of numeracy, strong verbal and written skills and a creative style are essential for this role.
• Ability to adapt forecasting and planning methodologies to a variety of inbound, outbound and back office operational functions.
• The ability to think fast, spot trends, act quickly and deliver to tight deadlines within a demanding and challenging environment.
• Excellent reporting and presentation skills with a demonstrable expertise in Ms Excel and other analytical tooling.
• A general understanding of Contact Centre Workforce Management scheduling systems would be highly desirable.

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 Systems Support Administrator

Job Ref: DJEM1012
Job Title: Senior Systems Support Administrator
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary: up to £35,000 plus Bonus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Systems Support Administrator to join a brand-new team within the Customer Operations function based in Newcastle-under-Lyme. They are looking for someone who comes from a technical background who can support and maintain the tools that support their Customer Support teams.

Responsibilities include:
• Evaluating, designing, configuring, delivering, and maintaining the tool that support for team
• Keep up to date and function as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on tools, integrations and delivery – your focus will be on improving the support experience for the advisors and players
• Troubleshooting existing workflows, integrations and other channels

Experience required:
• Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
• Experience with Zendesk and Oracle is desirable
• Come from a technical background that has provided support to a function previously
• Previous experience with CTI and API integrations

Overall, if you are a driven to help teams succeed, possess strong troubleshooting and analytical skills, and have the ability to dive deep into a new product and learn it inside out, please get in touch to discuss the opportunity further.

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.

Data Analyst

Job Ref: DJEM1011
Job Title: Data Analyst
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: up to £32,000 plus & Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for two experienced Data Analysts to join a well-established Customer and Marketing team based in Staffordshire. They are looking for someone who is an expert in their field in order to enable understanding of the entire customer experience.

Responsibilities include:
• Analysis of customer and marketplace research to ensure that opportunities are identified, presented and developed
• Interpret consumer insight and analytics
• Working closely with the BI team and all internal stakeholders to identify opportunities for data drive decision
• Contribute to the development and enhancement of sales through the identification and presentation of appropriate recommendations

Experience required:
• In-depth experience in analysing data, and clearly communication actionable insights to stakeholders
• Knowledge and understanding of data manipulation tools and techniques
• Analytical skills
• Ability to handle multiple projects and workloads to deadline and a fast-paced environment
• Good communication skills

Overall, someone that has come from an analytical background who still has the communication skills to be able to deliver their findings across to board.

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.

CRM Test Manager – Software Test Manager – Test Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1230
Job Title: CRM Test Manager – Software Test Manager – Test Manager
Job Location: Nottingham
Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 + Bens
Employment type: Permanent

Reporting to the Head of Customer Service Transformation, this role is with an exciting and well established organisation within a high growth and competitive market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in managing and developing the implementation of an upgrade to company CRM system throughout the customer service department as well as the wider business.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• Experience in planning, implementing and executing test strategies
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a test manager
• To consistently review process to deliver operational efficiencies and customer excellence
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders
• To design and implement lean and effective customer journeys focusing on omni channel networks
• Establishing risk based approaches to testing, where appropriate. Managing the specification, preparation and execution of tests including the development of deliverables to agreed standards (e.g. test scenarios and test scripts) and scheduling all testing activity.

The ideal Test Manager will have prior exceptional test planning, management and analysis skills including development of test policies & strategies. You will be able to demonstrate experience of the full testing life-cycle from business requirements to test execution through various test phases including risk based testing approaches. Experience in evaluation, selection and configuration of testing tools for test management and execution including test automation.

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.