Customer Service Lead

Job Title: Customer Service Lead
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Bedworth
Salary: £12.35 per hour
Start Date: 2019-05-15 00:00:00
Reference: 179101153
Contact Name: Teresa Quinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 12:45

Job Description

A local authority are looking for a Customer Service Team Leader within their Supporting People Team.

Customer Service Team Leader - Role objective:
Reporting to the Customer Service Manager, to manage, develop and support a team of Customer Services Advisors and Administrative Support Assistants responding to requests for information, advice and services delivered by electronic means, principally over the telephone.

Customer Service Team Leader - Key accountabilities:
To work with other members of the Customer Service Centre Management Team in support of the planning and development of future operations.
To monitor and manage the changing needs of the service, making recommendations for service improvement and implementing those improvements to the satisfaction of customers.
To liaise effectively with both Customer Service Centre based staff and representatives of other service/departments/organisations associated with the CSC.
To undertake the induction, training and development of the team and manage, monitor and report on the team's performance.
To uphold the departmental equal opportunities and health and safety policies, ensuring their understanding and implementation by staff for whom you are responsible, if appropriate.
To undertake the duties of a Customer Service Advisor as and when required.

Customer Service Team Leader - Experience:
Ability to demonstrate the skills required for effective supervision of a contact centre team.
Good written and verbal communication skills, both with internal and external customers and staff.
Experience of working in a customer service environment.
Ability to continuously learn new processes and develop appropriate skills.
A level of numeracy and literacy which includes the ability to work with decimal points and the ability to sort alphabetically.
Ability to work independently and make effective decisions
Ability to recruit, select, induct, appraise, train, supervise and motivate staff.
Ability to use initiative in a busy and changing environment and in devising and using office systems.
Understanding of the need for confidentiality and compliance with service regimes.

37 Hours per week
Opening hours are 08:00-17:30 Monday to Thursday and until 5pm on Friday, shifts will be worked on a rota basis between these hours.

Customer Service Team Leader - Additional information:
Location: Bedworth CV12 8LL
Minimum 12 x Months
Rate: £12.35