MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To manage and support a high performing customer service team, ensuring service levels and customer experience is of a high standard. Facilitate effective complaints handling and resolution to customers across various service and social media platforms.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage daily customer service operations

  • Manage and support customer services team to handle client retention & client enquires via all channels (Inbound, email, social media, chat platforms)
  • Oversee day-to-day operations and ensure completion within SLA
  • To ensure that your team members adhere to industry regulations and legislation at all times by monitoring individual performance with support from QA and compliance.
  • Build relationships with other business units and key individuals, to improve your teams objective delivery.
  • Allocate tasks effectively to ensure SLA's are met
  • Ensure high levels of customer experience maintained; ensure delivery of performance and business metrics.

Manage customer service agents

  • Encourage open communication between yourself and your individual team members through constant interaction.
  • Offer advice and support to agents in servicing and retaining clients.
  • Develop set of individual and team KPI’s to contribute to department and organisation objectives.
  • Develop a team culture to ensure that customer experience is always at the forefront of all engagements.
  • Manage individual customer service agents work performance by identifying the development needs and provide required skillset to improve work performance through ongoing coaching, counselling and guidance.
  • Manage individual’s attendance, conduct and engagement, to improve team performance and overall commitment to job.
  • Ensure a harmonious work environment at all times by practicing a consistent and fair approach in the treatment of staff.
  • Motivate team and individuals to strive for success.
  • Improve your knowledge of Labour related policies and procedures to support your engagement with your staff members.
  • Support disciplinary proceedings by investigating team members misconduct matters, draft and issue corrective documents such as warning letters, draft and issue disciplinary notices, initiate disciplinary hearings.
  • Monitor team and individual KPIs at all times, and implement key interventions to ensure that production output is met

Manage customer service queries, complaints and cost efficiencies

  • Co-ordinate and manage the complaint handling process.
  • Ensure all complaints via all platforms are resolved within SLA. Maintain the Complaints register ensuring accuracy & completeness.
  • Assess refund requests to establish reasonable grounds
  • Ensure customer surveys are actioned timeously and create a positive NPS.

Report and Feedback

  • Monitor your teams KPIs very closely and provide related reports to stakeholders within the business.
  • Timeously and update-to-date data must be maintained to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Work closely with the BI, finance, Dialler and IT Department to improve reporting.
  • Analyse results of reports, and take appropriate action.
  • Highlight trends and identify solutions to areas of concern

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Matric required
  • A minimum of 1 year customer service team leader or supervisory level experience is required.
  • 1 year in a customer service environment within the financial services sector
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Ability to act as a financial services representative

BEHAVIOUR AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Analysis and Problem solving
  • Organisational Awareness
  • Communication
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Self-Management
  • Stress Management
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Results Orientation
  • Resource Management
  • People Management

Salary: Market related

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