Customer Service Team Leader

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    Call & Contact Centre

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000.00 per annum + OTE £30,500

  • Contact:

    Thomas Boone

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Title: Customer Service Team Leader

Job Location Manchester

Job Salary Up to £30,000 - Depending on experience

Hours 37.5 hrs Monday to Friday - Occasional weekends

  • Want to work with an up and coming online retail business in Manchester?
  • Want to represent some of the biggest names in the outdoor industry?
  • Want to work for an entrepreneurial business were the sky is the limit?
  • What about a business that expect 30% growth next year allowing you to grow with that company
  • With over 50 years of experience in the market and connections to some of the biggest online retailers in the UK this is a role not to be missed!

Role Overview for Customer Service Team Leader

As a Team Manager you'll manage the performance of a small team of Customer Service advisors based in Manchester and work as part of a team to coordinate productivity and achieve expected standards for our client.

You'll be responsible for conducting regular performance reviews, team meetings and coaching sessions to maintain high performance levels. Working closely with your colleagues you'll ensure call and compliance standards are achieved. Your team will be specialists in providing an optimum customer experience quickly bringing all queries and complaints to a quick resolve.

Duties of Customer Service Team Manager:

  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Coach, develop and provide feedback to your team to ensure they take ownership and effectively use their judgement when making decisions in line with business goals
  • Evaluate relevant performance reports (day/week/month)
  • You will be hands on and lead by example by responding to customer emails and phone calls
  • Coaching, developing and supporting the agents which includes, interactional monitoring, internal discussions, coaching, escalations/complaint handling
  • Positively and proactively manage all performance, attendance and Key Performance Indicators
  • Effectively handle difficult conversations and potential conflict situations as required
  • Become a knowledge expert in terms of the client's products and services
  • Comply with the Company's policies and practices
  • Update your knowledge through the associated guidelines and procedures
  • Manage databases, tools, applications and operating systems
  • Become an ambassador and lead by example, demonstrate our values, actively encourages best practice and supports the company in changes to policies and procedures

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Hands on, proactive and engaged with a background in leading others and driving performance at both group and individual levels
  • Problem solving and strong communications skills
  • Professional and friendly personality
  • Contact Centre management/team leader experience preferable within the retail sector
  • Proven experience of managing teams and achieving targets
  • High levels of resilience and patience
  • Able to take ownership of situations with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to work within a fast paced, engaging environment
  • Ability to relate to others in a positive manner and build strong working relationships.
  • Able to manage priorities and multiple demands while displaying resilience.
  • Proven experience of leading and motivating a team
  • Proven experience of working to targets and driving performance
  • IT literate and competent using Microsoft Office

Does this role of Customer Service Team Leader sound like your ideal role? Don't hesitate, apply now!

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