Service Desk/ Call Centre Team Leader
up to £32k+ben
service desk team leader
We have a new and exciting role for an experienced Service Desk/ Call Centre/ Customer Services Team Leader, with excellent people management skills, to join a fantastic multinational IT organisation based in Peterborough.
You will come from either a call centre or IT services environment, with a passion for people and a good understanding of ticketing system stats and SLAs.
The role requires strong people management and ideally previous technical skills, but that is not essential. The ideal candidate would come from an IT Service Management / Call centre background, having experience managing large teams in of 1st line support staff/call centre, or customer service.
Firstly, you will be responsible for line management of a team of Service Desk Analysts, Support Specialists, Technical Engineers and Shift Leaders.
Ensure all team members understand their companies’ expectations and deliverables of their roles.
Develop and coach team members to improve performance and delivery of service.
Identify and manage training and development needs in line with company procedures.
Contribute to the maintenance and quality of the Knowledge Base.
Manage organisational change within team and department, including changes to procedures with regular comms in a timely manner.
Regular appropriate business communications to the team as well as team meetings.
Bi-annual appraisals, monthly one-to-ones, training and development plans.
Regular assessment of individual team members’ performance and act to address conduct/capability issues in line with disciplinary procedures.
Provide support and delivery teams with relevant information regarding service performance via meetings, telephone conferences, email or reports.
Develop, grow and maintain professional working relationships with all internal stakeholders and customer equivalents.
Finally, attend meetings with other Team Leaders and Operational Managers as required.
Firstly, focus on the team – have a genuine passion for managing and leading individuals to deliver excellence through continuous development and improvement.
Patient, tolerant and supportive leader.
Also, be a team player, and have the ability to work as part of a team to deliver operational excellence.
Influencer – able to remain positive at all times and influence those around you.
Driven, motivational, professional leader, with a ‘can-do’ attitude at all times.
Outstanding communicator (verbal and written) that can remain objective as well as emphatic whilst being able to deliver the message required.
Excellent proven organisational and customer service skills.
Ability to take ownership of and progress problems to resolution.
Also, be analytical and keep exceptional attention to detail.
Time management and prioritising skills to ensure delivery of service at all times.
Innovative thinking, in terms of service quality and improvements within the boundaries of company limits (resource, budgetary, legal etc).
Additionally, this N.B role will require candidates to work 1 weekend in 6.
If you are a passionate people manager with the experience of working as a Call Centre or IT Service Desk Team Leader please apply now.