Customer Service Team Leader- HomeChoice
Cape Town Southern Suburbs, Western Cape, ZA
3d ago
source : Careers24

Introduction : HomeChoice is a leading omni-channel retailer, delighting our customers with an innovative range of curated products on personalized terms.

Our aim is to provide multiple, convenient and easy retail shopping channels to guarantee that we meet all our customer expectations.

Description : Purpose of the role The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for leading, supporting, motivating and developing a team of Customer Service / Support Agents, ensuring that key performance requirements and operational efficiencies are achieved in line with the company objectives.

Key Performance Areas Ensure that an exceptional customer experience is consistently achieved Ensure that the team achieves the agreed performance targets and that all customer queries are resolved effectively and efficiently within the set turnaround times Attend to all escalated matters from Agents or Customers, ensuring customer satisfaction is maintained Promote excellent customer service orientation within team of Agents and across the wider business Continuously improve customer experience and service delivery statistics Ensure Customer Excellence is achieved by driving and maintaining high standards of quality and integrity Make sure that all operational and quality efficiencies are adhered to Drive the teams efficiency targets Establish and maintain productivity standards that are in line with business requirements Consistently drive productivity by ensuring adherence to the workflows Identify and escalate possible risk to the business as a result of procedural or system gaps Ensure service level agreements are adhered to Ensure that the departments service level agreements are in place and are achieved Constantly engage with management regarding any challenges identified to mitigate through appropriate measures People management Ensure all team members have KPAs and personal development plans in place with clear and tangible goals Lead, guide, develop and support your agents by identifying and conducting coaching and training to achieve performance standards Foster an environment that encourages and rewards innovation and challenges current methodologies Promote staff engagement by ensuring adequate measures are in place to improve culture in the Department Initiate and participate in motivational team and departmental activities Effective workforce planning ensuring adequate resources are in place to meet departmental objectives by being actively involved in the talent acquisition process Identify and manage behaviour in line with prescribed legislation and company policies and procedures Reporting Capture required data in order to ensure all systems are up to date and accurate Manage and track the teams performance hourly, daily, weekly and monthly Provide accurate reports in line with the departments requirements Identify adverse variances and / or negative trends and proactively develop action plans to address this Provide operational feedback to the Management team by identifying trends through data analysis Projects Participate in any projects as per the agreed KPA Assist with the implementation and optimization of projects and assignments

Requirements :

Qualifications & Accreditations Grade 12 / Matric or Equivalent qualification Experience & Skills Minimum of 3 years experience within the Customer Service / Support (inbound) industry in a Contact Centre environment Must have at least 1 to 2 years experience in leading a team within a deadline driven environment Competent in MS Office packages, particularly MS Word, Excel and Outlook Clear credit and criminal record Effective communication skills (verbal and written) Must be available to work shifts , weekends and public holidays Attributes & Behaviours Strong motivational and leadership abilities with a positive attitude Effective decision making and problem solving abilities Display a customer centric attitude Recognise opportunities for improvement and use initiative to introduce them Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills Ability to work independently as well as within a team Excellent planning and organisational skills with a proactive approach Good analytical ability with excellent attention to detail Resilient and change orientated

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