Partner Manager/Contract Manager/Performance Manager

Job Ref: DJMA1790
Role: Partner Manager/Contract Manager/Performance Manager
Location: South East (mix of HOME/Office Base – London)
Salary: £35-42,000 base, bonus and bens
Job Type: Permanent

This is an opportunity to join this membership-based organisation for an experienced customer service and operations professional who is used to working with third party partners, outsourced, or third-party suppliers to ensure the successful contract management.

This is a proactive role for an individual who has excellent stakeholder management and communication skills, able to use Excel to develop robust and insightful reporting.

You will be responsible for the delivery, management and continuous improvements of the contracts, KPI’s SLA’s and service delivery.

By taking a proactive empowered approach, you will identify areas which can be enhanced, and performance increased and work with internal and external stakeholders to develop and drive change to deliver these outcomes.

You will be responsible for delivering activities and services, maximising operational success through proactive planning and forecasting activities. Implementing improved workflows to support successful

You will be the primary point of contact to and from the service providers, joint ventures, shareholders and customers. Act as the primary business partner to the business units/departments and stakeholder when required and ensure that all customer expectations are met.

You will be responsible for implementing a strategic, commercially focused and service driven approach; ensuring continual service and financial improvements are realised, measured and shared.

Regularly review service level agreements against performance, identifying areas for improvement and working with key stakeholders to deliver agreed SLA objectives.

Effectively run the contract governance, assuring all contractual obligations, regulatory and statutory requirements are observed and met.

Own the communication process and ensure timely, concise and effective communication with the business for service outage, interruption and/or service improvement.

If you are interested in applying for this role, you will need to have previous experience in dealing with contract management, ensuring SLA’s and KPI’s are achieved. You will be an excellent communicator and influencer, able to drive change and continuous improvement through the development of business case and insight.

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

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

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

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

Contact Centre Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1205
Job Title: Contact Centre Manager
Job Location: Midlands
Salary: Up to £50,000+ Bens and Bonus
Job Type: permanent

Reporting to the Customer Service Director, this role is with a fast-growing organisation operating within an evolving and competitive market sector. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in the service delivery across the business.

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
• Agree service delivery plans and monitor service output
• Provide lead on contact centre change programmes
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships will all internal / external stakeholders

The ideal candidate will have a passion for understanding customer needs and be able to evidence first-hand experience of developing & delivering customer engagement programmes. Individuals with excellent communication skills, who can cite significant experience of managing people, change and making commercial decisions, in conjunction with multiple stakeholder groups, may have an advantage.

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

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

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

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

Resource Planning Analyst

Job Ref: DJPF1241
Job Title: Resource Planning Analyst
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £27,000 + Benefits
Employment Type: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Resource Planning Analyst who will be responsible for analysing, monitoring and reacting to real-time staffing levels, as well as being responsible for absence management across all teams, and call volumes, busy lines, and the optimisation of skill sets to avoid development of call queues and raise any issues to local Management Team.

Some of the Responsibilities include:

• Managing real time service levels and work in partnership with operational management in order to deliver a high level of customer service for customers and clients by proactively managing the Workforce Management solution ensuring effective resource planning, implementation and use across the Customer Hub.
• Accountable for the management of the intra-day and real time seat capacity and FTE utilisation across multiple teams in order to consistently deliver high quality service performance level for customers ensuring that call volumes are handled cost effectively and the team is effectively resourced.
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues, working together to drive operational performance by being the main point of contact, for operational managers with regard to service level and real time issues.
• Responsible for ensuring the workforce management application is maintained accurately and used in the most effective way to minimise effort and maximise efficiency including identifying and implementing telephony changes.

If you are interested to apply:
• Numerical reasoning, attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to track service level performance, identify and report trends in service level performance.
• Real-time service monitoring within a similar environment. Identifying the best course of remedial action to support service delivery.
• Experience of data sourcing, analysis and presentation with Excel and PowerPoint.
• Excellent understanding of resource planning and scheduling methodologies.
• Management reporting tools and processes within similar environments and industries.
• Related computer packages including Microsoft Office and experience of WFM, would be beneficial.

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

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.