Customer Service Manager – Contact Centre Manager – Call Centre Manager – Operations Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1196
Job Title: Customer Service Manager – Contact Centre Manager – Call Centre Manager – Operations Manager
Location: London – Greater London – South East
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 contact centre, 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.

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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.

Resource Planning Analyst – Change Projects

Job Ref: DJAD1074
Job Title: Resource Planning Analyst – Change Projects
Location Warrington
Salary: £33,000
Employment Type: Permanent

A household brand is looking for a talented Change Planning Analyst to join the team based within the contact centre environment.
You will be responsible for supporting project-based contact centre change plans, what-if analysis, budget rounds, and any other ad-hoc planning/analysis work required.

Responsibilities include:
• Executing the demand assessment across the business, ensuring the delivery of medium work load projections, resource gap and recruitment.
• Support with the standardisation the impact assessment process across all brands
• Maintain a high-level view of all project deliverables making recommendations for any changes to deadlines based on other projects in flight
• Build solid relationships with the Change and CI teams to ensure that impacts assessment and benefits realisation discussions are productive.
• Ensure a robust handover process to the Business Planning team for any BAU handover of projects.
• Develop strong relationships with all marketing teams across all brands to ensure that all marketing activities are impact assessed and reviewed with the marketing team for future campaigns.

If you are interested to apply you will be:
• Numerate and analytical, developed a mixture of simple & sophisticated forecasting models requiring collaboration and involvement from a wide range of contacts within distributed organisations.
• Be fluent in the production of enterprise-wide headcount models, integrating varying efficiencies, schedule efficiencies, service levels, and contact routing architectures.
• Experience of building, presenting, and defending multi-million-pound budgets is essential
• Experience of implementing forecasts and headcount models into operational reality, working with recruitment, training and operational teams to deliver to plan
• Advanced knowledge of the end to end resource planning methodologies and contact centre dynamics.
• Ability to disseminate large amounts of information, shape into detailed plans and reports and present conclusions

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.

Resource Planning Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1238
Job Title: Resource Planning Manager
Location Leeds, Yorkshire
Salary: £34,700
Employment Type: Permanent

My client is looking for a Resource Planning Manager to manage the End to end Planning process for their contact centre. You will take ownership of the strategy, development and long-term success of the resource planning function which consists of carrying out tasks such as planning the effective utilisation of the workforce, forecasting, scheduling and real-time on multi-channels i.e. Voice, Email, Online Contact, Live Chat, SMS.

The role holder will also have responsibility for the production and delivery of management information. Being able to deliver actionable insights so the department can continually improve. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to take a step up into a management role within a Planning capability.

Some of the Responsibilities include:
• Provide accurate forecasting of both multi-channel workloads and resource requirements
• Accurately planning and communication of all shift patterns for customer service resource
• Provide recommendations and solutions for ongoing improvements to workforce overall shift pattern structure
• Provide accurate forecasting for recruitment requirements in relation to numbers, timing and shift patterns
• Planning and managing resources to effectively meet the needs of the business
• Provide accurate and timely business and performance reports for both internal and external customers
• Communicate information effectively and in a timely manner to all areas and levels within the business
• Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly reports and analysis comparing actual performance to the forecast and providing recommendations to improve accuracy of future forecasts
• Work closely with the Operations Manager and Team Leaders to ensure appropriate staffing levels are met and identify ‘what if’ planning and analysis opportunities to drive operational efficiencies
• Ensure shrinkage measures are kept up to date and real time in conjunction with Team Leader
• Research and develop new performance monitoring and analytical techniques
• Management of leave requests and allowances ensuring service levels are met

If you are interested to apply:
• Strong experience in fast paced Contact Centre environment delivering effective resource planning
• An in-depth understanding of manual forecasting methods and formulas.
• Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills to work at all levels
• Good level of skill with all Microsoft packages with Advanced level skills in Excel

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.

Resourcing Manager (Internal Resource Deployment Manager)

Job Ref: DJMA1780
Job Title: Resourcing Manager (Internal Resource Deployment Manager)
Location: Midlands
Salary: £32-40,000 plus benefits + bonus
Job type: Permanent

This is an opportunity to join a fast paced, leading global business providing the right people on the right projects, at the right time.

You will manage a small team, working within a developing resource management function which will require individuals with a high commercial focus, an excellent people person with strong influencer and stakeholder management and an analytical ability and approach to provide effective workforce deployment, forecasting, planning and MI, to help the organisation build the professionalism of their people and continue to strengthen their business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on your professional career to date and help develop and grow your skills with a leading corporate brand. You will join a leading edge, expanding team, in a visible and pivotal role.

Some of your responsibilities:
• Manage the team by optimising headcount, manage/oversee joiners, leavers and secondments, increasing utilisation and being aware of the impact on employee engagement
• Delivering the manpower and resourcing plan by having a deep understanding of portfolio growth plans and headcount required to support these; balancing these with the needs of the individual
• Conducting regular portfolio reviews to ensure maximum utilisation, development and fair allocation of work for each individual
• Interpret and Analyse Management Information (MI) to provide trends, make connections and spot opportunities to improve profitability
• Share knowledge, best practice and network with your colleagues across the business and Resource Management Function

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need previous experience working within a large, or corporate business in a Managerial role with resourcing, deployment, workforce/manpower planning, talent deployment, customer service, or project management capacity. You will need excellent relationship management skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders and be a confident and skilled communicator.

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.

Call Centre Manager

Ref: DJRL1038a
Role: Call Centre Manager
Location: West London, Greater London, South East
Type: Permanent
Salary: Circa £50,000 + Benefits

A rapidly growing fast paced company are looking to recruit a Call Centre Manager for their office in West London. This is an exciting new opportunity to join a fantastic new team.

You will be responsible for developing objectives for the call centre’s day to day activities, coaching, developing and motivating the team, conducting effective resource planning to maximise the productivity of their people and also technology as required. As the Call Centre Manager, you will responsible for collecting and analysing the call centre statistics to drive the required behaviours across the team. You will need to drive the quality of service delivery through your team and the team is high volume and seasonal so you will be accountable for the quality and accuracy of the service provided.

You will report directly into the Marketing Manager and will have responsibility for a small team of 5-6FTE who will be making outbound sales calls. You will be responsible for driving performance and people to ensure delivery of KPIs. They are looking for a Call Centre Manager who can manage, support and develop the agents through performance reviews, coaching and engagement. You will need to evaluate and enhance processes to ensure a culture of continuous improvement. You will be asked to utilise company led incentive programmes to maintain high motivation and target achievement within the team.
This is a brand new team and the new Call Centre Manager will need to have full commitment in setting this team up from scratch.

The successful candidate will:
• Have at least 3 years’ experience of a senior leadership role, preferably gained in the customer service / contact centre environment.
• Experience of setting up a Customer Service or Sales team would be advantageous.
• Have a deep knowledge in customer experience processes, tools and systems will be essential, with the ability to analyse metrics and provide insight into current and future needs, adapting and improving the service in an agile and responsive way.
• Have experience of driving performance in a target-orientated environment 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.

In return the company offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Holidays are up to 28 days which increase with length of service. There is a healthcare plan, pension and perkbox. You will be working a 40 hour week with some weekend work involved. The contact centre is open from 7am to 9pm.

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 Manager – Contact Centre Manager – Call Centre Manager (Evenings)

Job Ref: DJJM1181
Job Title: Customer Service Manager – Contact Centre Manager – Call Centre Manager (Evenings)
Location: London – Greater London – South East
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 contact centre, 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 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.

Senior Forecasting Manager

Job Ref: DJPF1219
Job Title: Senior Forecasting Manager
Location Leeds
Salary: £42,000
Employment Type: Permanent

As the Senior Forecasting Manager, you will manage and develop a team of Planning specialists. You will deliver resource models and business plans which ensure space/resource requirements are accurately forecasted. The role should support change activity and generate/drive initiatives for continuous improvement. As Senior Forecasting Manager you will be responsible for owning relationships with senior internal stakeholders. You will take a lead in ensuring planning processes for your operational unit.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Manage, motivate and develop a team of planning specialists, maximising capability within the team through strengthening their ability to deliver excellent results.
• Formulate actual and future resource requirements to support business decisions around training and recruitment
• Formulate budget assumptions and future resource requirements
• Implement most effective methodology to drive forecast accuracy.
• Ensure planning are engaged with the change process and are adequately challenging and providing input for change controls in a timely fashion.

If you are interested to apply:
• Knowledge of planning theories and forecasting methods
• High level understanding of how Call Centre operations work
• Knowledge of Call Centre switches/network level routing /skill based routing
• Knowledge and application of Planning specific software – Aspect, Aspect Perform and eWFM
• Experience of planning space/seating requirements
• Excellent Excel knowledge
• Experience of large scale resource planning
• People management experience
• Strong analytical 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.

Customer Service Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1761
Job Title: Customer Service Manager
Location: London – Greater London – South East
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 contact centre, 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 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.