Head of Customer Service

Job Ref: DJMA1782
Job Title: Head of Customer Service
Location: South East (Buckinghamshire/Bedfordshire/Northamptonshire)
Salary: to £50- 60k plus bens.
Job type: Permanent IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE

This is a newly created position for a business that has gone through significant change in the last 12 months and has a new team of Team Managers.

Working closely with key business stakeholders, the Head of Customer Service will champion a culture of outstanding service through ownership and proactivity and promoting first contact resolution taking full responsibility for the Customer Experience Centre ensuring that the overall customer experience and quality assurance is maintained across all teams.

This quality led, regulated business, which serves both a B2B and B2C market in a service led environment, requires a hands-on, strategically focused, data minded leader of people who will be able to develop better performance and service delivery, building a highly motivated and engaged team.

The role will be highly visible and work at board level and across the business in terms of presenting for and delivering change based on feedback, insight and identifying possible issues across the supply chain and bringing to life the voice of the customer/client.

The Head of Customer Service will lead a team of Team Managers in this mid-sized contact centre.

The team provides services to their client in a B2B environment, so service level agreements, KPI’s and performance management, whilst delivering a great customer experience will be paramount.

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need prove experience managing a contact centre, strategy, change and performance uplifts in service led environment. Experience within a B2B, Logistics, Pharmaceutical and or Supply Chain environment would be a distinct advantage.

A can-do attitude, open and transparent leader, you will be able to inspire and engage your team to deliver a customer centric service proposition, striving for continuous improvement and best practice.

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

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

Douglas Jackson are working as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.
All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and or territory/location specified. We will not be able to enter into any discussions or offer any assistance regarding sponsorship.

Team Leader/Team Manager Customer Service

Reference – DJJM1190
Job Title: Team Leader/Team Manager Customer Service
Location: London – Greater London – South East
Salary: £30-35,000 plus bonus and bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Customer Service Team Leader/Team Manager to take responsibility for a multi-channel, digitally aligned and rapidly growing customer contact operation.
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 customer service, 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 Customer Service Advisors to enhance their skills and performance levels.
The ability to prioritise and set daily tasks, whilst recognising that flexibility may be required due to the day to day demands of the business will be key to achieving the best possible service levels.

Some of the duties 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 Team Leader/Team Manager, working with a team of customer service advisors to develop an improved customer service offering 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, 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 Operations

Job Ref: DJMA1781
Job Title: Head of Operations
Location: South East (Berkshire)
Salary: to £55k plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity to join a fast paced B2B operation as the Head of Operations. This is a highly visible, strategic but hands-on role.

As the Head of Operations, you will lead a team of Managers, Team Managers and Advisors to drive operational excellence and establish a centre of excellence.

The team provides services to their client in a B2B environment, so service level agreements, KPI’s and performance management, whilst delivering a great customer experience will be paramount.

Some of the responsibilities will include:
• To manage the operational team to deliver excellent customer service through employee engagement and development.
• To ensure customers are delighted and all KPIs and SLAs are met or exceeded.
• To support the delivery of business initiatives by providing subject matter expertise.
• Operational performance management; meeting customer expectations and making recommendations regarding service delivery with win/win outcomes
• To ensure customer expectations are met and/or exceeded – KPIs, SLAs and Customer Satisfaction survey results
• To ensure the smooth transition of customer implementations and re-implementations
• To support the sales team during the Bid process to ensure operational expectations can be delivered approving any deviation from the standard operating model
• To support the delivery of projects and initiatives – across the business; including the realisation of business benefits
• To manage operational costs in line with business plan by maximising workforce optimisation
• Identify opportunities and deliver improved operational efficiencies – e.g. technology, processes, people
• Understand, support and enhance end to end cross department processes
• Maintain an effective relationship with all internal and external stakeholders, e.g. partners, customers and other business areas
• Leadership and direction of team; including change leadership, planning, setting priorities and creativity
• To attract, develop, retain and nurture talent to support succession planning ensuring appropriate coaching, mentoring, performance management and learning & development is available
• Identify additional income opportunities and address contract creep
• Can provide operational cost models to support sales and retention opportunities

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need prove experience managing a contact centre and delivering against KPI’s and SLA’s.

A can do attitude, open and transparent leader, you will be able to inspire and engage your team to deliver a customer centric service proposition, striving for continuous improvement and best practice.

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.

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.

Team Leader/Team Manager Customer Service

Job Ref: DJJM1762a
Job Title: Team Leader/Team Manager Customer Service
Location: London – Greater London – South East
Salary: £30-35,000 plus bonus and bens
Job Type: Permanent

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

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 customer service, 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 Customer Service Advisors to enhance their skills and performance levels.

The ability to prioritise and set daily tasks, whilst recognising that flexibility may be required due to the day to day demands of the business will be key to achieving the best possible service levels.

Some of the duties 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 Team Leader/Team Manager, working with a team of customer service advisors to develop an improved customer service offering 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 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.