Team Leader – Complaints (Call Centre)

Job Ref: DJRL1043
Job Role: Team Leader – Complaints (Call Centre)
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, East Midlands, Midlands
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: c £27,000 + Benefits

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

You will report into the Operations Manager and will be responsible for up to 15 Advisors. The aim of the role is to develop and empower teams to deliver an excellent customer journey to their customers every time, ensuring first contact resolution where possible, addressing the primary reason for the customer contact using all their skills and knowledge. Leading, coaching and engaging their teams in achieving their performance metrics and balancing the sales and service focus of each team member. This role will be part of their Complaints team so experience in Complaint handling is essential.

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

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

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

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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 Manager – Junior Project Manager – Project Manager – Team Leader (12 Month Fixed Term)

Job Ref: DJJM1201
Job Title: Team Manager – Junior Project Manager – Project Manager – Team Leader (12 Month Fixed Term)
Location: Birmingham – Midlands
Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 plus bens
Job Type: Temporary

An opportunity for a Junior Project Manager or a Team Manager level individual looking to develop their career, the role is to work within a wider project team for a multi-channel, digitally aligned Customer, change and transformation project managing a number of different strands within a change and transformation project.

The Junior Project Manager will be able to bring passion, rigor and the ability to learn and develop their key skills within a scaling change and transformation project. Working within a regulated environment, but aiming to deliver a more individual, personalised service, which continues to set this brand apart from the competition.

As the Junior Project Manager within the customer service department, you will work with the Senior Project Managers as well as heads of department and other project specialists to identify and develop, a large-scale change and transformation project, driving the project whilst making sure that the project is running efficiently, on time and within budget.

You will take ownership and responsibility for certain criteria essential to the running of a change and transformation project, developing skills and taking on coaching from within the existing team to deliver a positive, engaging and efficient programme. 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, meet deadlines and manage a project against budget is essential, you will be heavily involved with stakeholders so stakeholder management and the ability to communicate with all streams within the business is a must.

Responsibilities:
• To act as an authority in the particular topic or area.
• Be responsible for sharing knowledge and information and communicating it clearly and concisely to relevant stakeholders in order to contribute to the programme’s overall objectives / deliverables.
• Highlight relevant information to stake holders in order to influence decision making within the programme team.
• Ensure any issues identified regarding process and policy is escalated to the relevant people.
• Take responsibility for deliverables by ensuring they are technically sound by utilising your expert knowledge.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record in a customer operation within a contact centre environment at a Team Manager level. A passion to learn and develop Project Management skills, having experience of managing to deadline and budget to develop an improved customer service offering. 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.

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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 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.

Commercial Bid Manager

Job Ref: DJRL1042
Job Role: Commercial Bid Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: South East, South Midlands (Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire)
Salary: Circa £47,500 + Company Car + benefits + Free Parking

This is a great opportunity for a Commercial Bid Manager to develop new business opportunities and be responsible for bid / tender submissions and the management of pipeline opportunities. The ideal Commercial Bid Manager will also support the senior management team in other commercial elements regarding price management and margin initiatives.

You will be responsible for the management of all bids, proposals, submissions for potential new customers, scorecard and cost model analysis. You will support the National Account Controller to identify new business opportunities and follow through to tender process. You will work with the National Account Management team with margin controls, price increase and movement. You will oversee all efficiency and margin initiatives.

As Commercial Bid Manager you must have an excellent knowledge of the foodservice market. You will have a proven track record of successfully writing and managing tenders. You will be analytical and have an organised approach to work. You will have a good understanding of all MS Office applications with minimum level 2-3 in Excel. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships internally and externally and have a passion for customer service.

The ideal candidate will be –

• Highly professional and well organised and have excellent communication skills.
• Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
• Able to travel UK Wide.
• Experienced in supplier negotiations.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits including excellent annual leave entitlement, health care scheme, pension, free parking, company car and discretionary bonus scheme.

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

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

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

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

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

Contact Centre Manager

Job Ref: DJAD1023
Role: Contact Centre Manager
Location: Nottingham – Midlands
Salary: £50k – £65k
Job Type: Permanent

A well-known organisation in the Midlands are looking for a Contact Centre Operations Manager to join them. You will be responsible for 100+ FTE and will play a significant role in the delivery of the business’ customer strategy.

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.
• 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. They will also have excellent communication skills, be able to cite significant experience of managing people and evidence of achieving excellent employee engagement.

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

Follow us on Twitter @callcentrejobs1

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

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

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

Contact Centre Manager (Senior Contact Centre Manager)

Job Ref: DJMA1783
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager (Senior Contact Centre Manager)
Location: Gloucestershire (South West/Midlands)
Salary: £55-65,000 base including car allowance, bonus, bens, life, pension etc
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for a creative, professional contact centre leader who is looking to move and function beyond a traditional contact centre manager role. This role will require a customer operations leader who can not only develop, nurture and empower their team, being there for them as a mentor and leader but also someone who can identify, develop and present a persuasive business case for continuous improvement and transformational change to board and director level.

This is a multi-disciplined, financially regulated contact centre, dealing with sales, service, complaints, loyalty and retention in a front and back office environment.

The Contact Centre Operations Manager will lead a large team through Managers and have responsibility for the development, performance and growth of the contact centre and team members, ensuring that targets are achieved across both sales and service objectives.

The successful individual will lead by example, driving engagement the nurturing and embedding the right team behaviours to develop and support future strategies, collaboration, continuous improvement and adaptable, capable operation.
You will take a lead role ensuring the delivery of a compliant customer operation and delivering customer service, complaints and strategic performance.
Recruit, develop and motivate the team to improve overall capability and performance providing effective talent, succession planning and performance management.
Prepare and present reports based on insight and analytics, work with senior leaders and colleagues, through your excellent communication skills ensure understanding of strategic goals are clear and can be successfully implemented.
To drive contact centre best practice, ensuring the right tools, processes and procedures to maximise each opportunity, with proven experience managing a contact centre, driving and developing highly effective change, whist delivering against performance targets and objectives.

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.

Customer Service Project Manager – Senior Project Manager – Project Manager – Customer Project Manager (18 Month Fixed Term)

Job Ref: DJJM1195
Job Title: Customer Service Project Manager – Senior Project Manager – Project Manager – Customer Project Manager (18 Month Fixed Term)
Location: Birmingham – Midlands
Salary: £40,000 – £60,000 plus bens
Job Type: Contract

An opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel, digitally aligned Customer, change and transformation project managing a number of different strands within a wider change and transformation project.

The Senior Project Manager will be able to bring passion, rigor and the ability to develop a scaling change and transformation project. Working within a regulated environment, but aiming to deliver a more individual, personalised service, which continues to set this brand apart from the competition.

As the Senior Project Manager within the customer service department, you will work with the heads of department and other project specialists to identify and develop, a large-scale change and transformation project, driving the project whilst making sure that the project is running efficiently, on time and within budget.

You will take full ownership and responsibility for the overall running of the change and transformation project, coaching and developing skills within the existing team to deliver a positive, engaging and efficient programme. 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, meet deadlines and manage a project against budget is essential, you will be heavily involved with stakeholders so stakeholder management and the ability to communicate with all streams within the business is a must.

Responsibilities:

• Manage cross-functional change and transformation project
• Hands on management with active participation to help accelerate projects
• Establish and define project plans
• Identify all technical and project issues then develop procedures to track performance against objectives to make corrections where necessary.

Required attributes:

• Excellent relationship building skills and credible in front of stakeholders at all levels
• Effectively and clearly communicate at all levels in any given scenario
• Understanding of contact centre technologies and processes
• Experience of analysing large scale data
• Prince2 qualified

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record as a Project Manager, having experience of managing to deadline and budget to develop an improved customer service offering. 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 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.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1222
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location: East Midlands, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £45,000
Employment Type: 12 Month FTC

This is a 12 month FTC for an experienced Resource Planning Manager to manage a team of Analysts to deliver end to end Resource Planning within a multi-channel Contact Centre operation.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Leading the team to ensure resources are effectively deployed across all business areas through the delivery of the planning cycle for telephony, back office and retail activities within a multi-skilled & multi-site operation
• Anticipating business needs and requirements through monitoring and analysis of trends and data, in order to provide mitigation options to the Operation
• Driving continuous improvement in all processes and systems used within Scheduling & Forecasting.

If you are interested to apply:
• Ability to translate & implement plans
• Be able to work with all teams across the group to promote the benefits of effective planning and display the appropriate leadership qualities while doing so
• Extensive knowledge of Workforce Management systems and working knowledge of telephony applications
• Ability to analyse complex situations and data and take rapid remedial action
• Extensive knowledge of Verint Workforce Management systems and working knowledge of Avaya telephony applications

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/ Team Manager – Contact Centre

Job Ref: DJAD1068
Job Title: Team Leader/ Team Manager – Contact Centre
Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire, East Midlands
Salary: £26,000
Employment Type: Permanent

A company with a truly customer centric culture is looking for a Team Manager to join their contact centre due to expansion. The successful candidate will use their proven experience in a Customer Care environment and natural leadership skills to manage a team of up to 12 full and part-time Customer Care Agents on a 4on 4off working pattern. Day to day, you are responsible for their well-being, conduct and performance.

The Team Manager will:
• Relate to and adapt to the different personalities and management styles required of your team.
• Ensure policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
• Organise teams daily, weekly and monthly OKR’s, weekly team meetings and weekly one on one consults
• Contingency planning and the management of operational shortcomings
• Assisting with performance reviews, hiring, absences, holiday planning and rostering
• Responsible for budgetary reimbursements awarded by your team
• Provide data-based reports to stakeholders regarding the performance of your team.
• Be the biggest advocate for your team in a proactive and positive manner, whether via pushing for reduced contacts via web deployments or improved communication with other teams.
• Manager call-backs will be handled professionally and in a timely manner such that your reputation of doing what’s right for the customer precedes you and is demonstrable to your team.

If you are interested to apply and have experience managing a contact centre team, are truly driven by delivering best in class customer service and can commit to the 4 on 4 off shift pattern please do get in touch. Zendesk experience would be advantageous.

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.

Recruitment Consultant

Ref: DJRL1030
Role: Recruitment Consultant
Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire, Midlands
Salary: Competitive Salary + Uncapped Commission

Why not work in one of the most beautiful and historic Cities in the UK, with beautiful architecture including the three spired cathedral and a plethora of resturants and bars.

Based right in the centre of this stunning City, Douglas Jackson are an independently owned, boutique recruitment consultancy who offer a professional, high quality recruitment consultancy and executive search services for permanent, or fixed term contract for mid and senior management level appointments across the customer landscape.

We have an opportunity for an individual who will be focussed entirely on developing new and existing relationships to identify leads and opportunities within this predominantly more technical skill set environment, placing skilled individuals on a permanent and fixed term contract level.

Working closely with the existing team to manage and nurture existing and new accounts to ensure the best level of customer service is realised. Supporting the team and customers; clients and candidates, to achieve successful recruitment solutions and the provision of a professional, quality led service.
In return we offer a professional, friendly and fun team, who provide specialist recruitment consultancy services at a mid, senior and executive management level, on a contingent and retained basis and are proud to work with some of the UK’s leading organisations and globally recognised brands.

The role will offer a competitive basic salary and uncapped commission of up to 50% of billings and attractive benefits. We have weekly, monthly and quarterly incentives which give you the opportunity to finish work early, meals out and much more.

Our offices are situated just 5 minute walk from Lichfield Train Station which is just 40 minutes from Birmingham New Street or Stoke on Trent stations.

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.