Customer Services Operations Manager
Location: Hybrid - Liverpool, Sheffield, West Bromwich and Northern Ireland
Serco is one of the leading public sector providers of customer services. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality services, often supporting some of the most vulnerable people in our society - and as one of our Customer Service Operation Managers you'll ensure that we continue to deliver this incredibly important work to our client and end users.
You'll oversee a team of 7-10 home-based Team Managers with overall responsibility for up to 250 home-based Customer Services Advisors. Using your previous people management and leadership skills, you will lead and manage the team to ensure that the requirements of the contract are met, this will include monitoring the performance of KPIs, efficiency, effectiveness, contractual SLAs and Service outcomes. You'll be the first point of contact for the client around the day-to-day operational performance.
In return we offer the opportunity to be a part of our special people-driven culture - where our diverse and caring workforce support not just each other but the wider community that relies on our services.
The role itself is predominantly home based and all IT equipment will be provided.
What you need to do the role
First and foremost, you'll need to have excellent people management & leaderships skills, ideally gained in a customer service or call centre environment. You'll naturally have the ability to lead and work as part of a team, supporting your colleagues and promoting an excellent team spirit and ensure that the workplace is inclusive, engaging and fulfilling for all our people.
Customer and commercially focused, you'll be a performance driven with a desire to deliver excellent customer service. Ideally you will have previous experience in managing/leading a large remote team, but moreover you should have excellent communication skills and be fully comfortable working on Microsoft Office and other software.
What we offer
An autonomous and supportive culture
The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services
A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
We have a mandate to deliver brilliantly. If you think this role would suit you, working in an exciting and challenging environment with like-minded individuals, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.