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.

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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.

Senior Claims Assessor

Job Ref: DJJM1225
Job Title: Senior Claims Assessor
Location: Telford – Wolverhampton – Stoke on Trent – Stafford – Birmingham – Walsall
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Job Type: Permanent

An opportunity for an experienced Senior Claims Assessor to take responsibility for a wider Claims assessment function looking at continuous improvement and identifying trends and unusual activity, liaising and managing key stakeholders where appropriate.

The Senior Claims Assessor will be responsible for the end to end management of claims, sharing technical expertise, advice and guidance with the team, assessing the claims which have been escalated by the team, looking at continuous improvement of internal procedures and policies. Overseeing the achievement and attainment of KPI’s/ SLA’s of the wider team.

The organisation offers a growing and positive environment, where personal development is encouraged and welcomed across the business.

As the Senior Claims Assessor, you will work within the Life and Pensions part of the business working closely with the team as well as heads of department and other senior customer management team to identify and develop best practice.

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 will be part of your responsibilities.

Some of the duties will include:
• Assessment of new applications, taking and uncovering information and documentation
• Conducting Due diligence using methods and practice.
• Positively influence and contribute to the team culture along with sharing best practice
• Provide exceptional customer service via phone, email, live chat and social media
• Respond to customer complaints and escalated issues as necessary
• Drive continuous improvement ethos within the team and the wider business
• Define and develop opportunities to improve processes, procedures and a better service proposition to customers

If you are interested in applying for this position, you will need a proven track record within Claims Assessment, you will need to have worked at a senior assessor level previously and experience within a regulated environment is essential, however the ability to think differently, challenge the status quo whilst 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.

Customer Service Manager

Job Ref: DJJM1196
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 have 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 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.