Customer Service Team Leader

Posted 19 November by Gibson Hollyhomes
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Job Specification

Customer Service Team leader

Leeds LS12

Salary: c£20,000 - £23,000

Our Client:

Our client is a national service provider to the retail and public market, they are looking for a dynamic and customer focused team leader to join their team. Looking after a team around 6 you will be responsible for managing the day to running of the team, including coaching, dealing with escalated queries and ensuring service expectations are met.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company where your voice will be heard and you will be able to have a hand implementing new procedures and change to drive the team and business forward.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manages call/complaints staffing of tasks based on workload
  • Managing holiday, sickness and absence records
  • Call monitoring and ensuring KPI’s are being met throughout the team
  • Answers questions and recommends corrective services to address customer complaints
  • Manages day to day liaison with Regional Managers
  • Implementing work procedures and manages workflow
  • Coach and support with training for the team, including 1-2-1 reviews and side by side coaching
  • Maintains the correct recorded announcement menus, and makes changes as necessary based on the time of day, day of week, or holidays
  • Assists in improving the overall customer experience
  • Ensures complaints are dealt with within agreed procedures

Experience Required:

  • Prior Team Leader Experience within a busy call centre/office environment including call centre/complaints management
  • Good level of Maths and English (grade C GCSE or above)
  • Happy to cover other roles within the team as required to maintain flexibility


  • Must be a strong problem solver, with the ability to Identify and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to recognise where problems may have originated from and look at new processes to resolve this
  • Fantastic Interpersonal Skills with the ability to resolve issues, build a good relationship with direct reports
  • You will need to be a strong communicator with the ability to listen and be empathic
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Must be a strong Team Player, open to new ideas and feedback from the team
  • Must be a strong motivator and champion a positive working environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan

Reference: 39395472

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