Team Manager

First Personnel
£22,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

First Personnel are currently working with one of the UK's fastest growing utilities companies in the UK and therefore have an opportunity for an experienced and quality Customer Services Team Manager. The closing date for this position is Monday 24th July 2017.

Job Title: Team Manager (Customer Service)

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 plus 5% bonus


Main Purpose

The Team Manager will be responsible for day-to-day management of a team of up to 12 customer service advisor's. They will also be responsible for delivery from their team of exceptional customer service. As part of the remit the Team Manager must ensure all inbound calls are responded to within agreed SLAs with a first time resolution to 90% of calls. In addition to this they must ensure all inbound correspondence is picked up and responded to within agreed SLAs and all written responses are to the agreed standard.

Key Accountabilities

  • Customer Service Excellence

Ensures all agents in their team comply with relevant regulatory and legal requirements at all times. Adopt a zero tolerance approach to non-compliant behaviour with internal and external customers.

  • Efficency

Work closely with the wider team to optimise number of calls responded to within agreed SLAs and with a first call resolution of 90%. Additionally ensuring that all correspondence is picked up and responded to within agreed SLAs and all written responses are to the agreed standard to ensure customer journey expectations are met.

  • Coaching

Demonstrate a journey approach to developing agents performance and individual growth, through coaching and personal development plans with continuity of follow-up. Complete regular call monitoring to ensure call standards are achieved.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential Functional Skills/Experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience of managing a team
  • Proven track record in team results delivery
  • Competent user of standard IT products and packages
  • Solid understanding of key performance metrics and performance management techniques
  • Basic understanding of relevant industry regulation, the market, and the competition

Personal Attributes/Competencies

  • Passionate about developing people’s talent
  • Able to demonstrate basic coaching models in terms of structure to approach
  • Able to deliver exceptional service to internal and external customers alike
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Sound understanding of sales practices
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Professional and approachable
  • Self-motivated with strong organisational skills
  • Understanding of the need to follow compliance and regulatory processes
  • High standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to lead a team through periods of change
  • Ability to manage "up the line", including making appropriate recommendations for change

You must be able to work shift patterns between 8am and 8pm and 1 Saturday in 3 with a day off in the week.

To be considered for this role you must have previous management experience. Unfortunately due to the high number of applicants we will not be able to get back to everyone who applies. If you have not heard from one of the team within 3 days of your application then unfortunately on this occasion you have not been successful.

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