Working here is about being there for our customers; we're available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it's also about you -how you develop and what you can achieve. We'll help your talent thrive in an environment where you'll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.
We care about our customers and are here to protect the things that matter to them - their home, their pet, their car and much more. At GI our mission is to grow our household insurance market share, diversify our range of products and drive innovative ways in which our customers can purchase and interact with us.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
The Service Delivery Manager (SDM) role will involve but is not limited to: -
Supporting and coaching your team managers to deliver daily service, collaborating with other SDMs and the Planning team to ensure the right actions are in place and performance is understood.
Responsibility for overall leadership of performance for own area and required meetings and cascades plans and communications to ensure that the daily running of the area is consistently meeting Service Levels and service proposition.
To understand the drivers of customer satisfaction and implement appropriate action plans, ensuring that all coaching and development activities take place and systematic issues are actioned by the appropriate teams.
Support the establishment and embedding of a culture of continual improvement, to include key people metric measurements for people satisfaction driving appropriate plans and engaging your wider team.
Support delivery of a customer and people focused culture and act as role model of the L&G behaviours, by demonstrating the ability to lead people through changes both in own area and wider business unit.
Maintain strong risk mitigation and management control frameworks.
Proactively drive down contact and failure demand within the business, working closely with the relevant project manager and Relationship Manager to implement robust change that results in significant reduction in repeat contact and waste.
Deliver strong ease scores for both end customer and partners through process reengineering, innovation, coaching and flexing resource to meet demand.
Build strong relationships with internal functions such Sales, Finance, Operational Planning and the distribution channels to ensure that the Customer Services operation continually evolves to meet the changing needs of our internal and external customers.
Develop the capability of individuals through structured learning and development plans and strong performance management processes and solid succession plans. Recognise and develop future talent.
Identify and implement sales and retention opportunities
Manage the team in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures, including the Partnership Agreement, performance, attendance and conduct, so that the team's business objectives are achieved consistently.
Experience of leading in a Customer Service oriented contact centre.
Experience of leading a back office function & working with outsource partners (desirable but not essential)
Evidenced delivery of material improvements in Customer Experience & Service metrics in highly regulated environment, through the use of recognised Continuous Improvement methodologies.
Demonstrate a high level of understanding of resource planning, being able to interpret resource plans and drive change
Proven ability to lead and manage change in a fast paced organisation.
Ability to demonstrate strong business commercial awareness
Experience of managing large contact centre's with a minimum of 100 FTE
Understanding of Equality & Diversity, Disciplinary and Grievance policies.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, in oral, presentational and written form, to a range of audiences.
Able to travel occasionally across UK locations
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday,private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
For any further information, please contact Christine.Mitchell@landg.com
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