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CSPJP000TBC - Customer Excellence Manager

Warnham, Horsham, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Full Time


This role is critical in bringing together the areas of excellence in ensuring customer outcomes and mitigation of our risk are at the forefront
To have responsibility for and thought-leadership in the delivery of certain work-types/processes, taking a systems thinking approach
To supervise, develop, lead and motivate a team or teams to deliver operational requirements, ensuring all targets are achieved whilst continually meeting all quality, regulatory and procedural standards
Leadership and Management: Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the Managers of the 4 teams - QA, Complaints, Technical and Credit Risk (c. 30 FTE). Set clear objectives, monitor performance, and foster a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
Quality Assurance: Oversee the development and implementation of quality assurance processes and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and adherence to company policies and standards. Conduct regular audits and reviews to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as needed.
Complaints Management: Manage the complaints handling process to ensure timely and effective resolution of customer complaints. Implement strategies to prevent recurrence of issues and improve overall customer satisfaction. Analyse complaint trends and provide recommendations for process enhancements.
Credit Risk Management: Work closely with the Credit Risk team to assess and manage credit risk associated with life insurance policies. Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies and controls to protect the company's financial interests and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including senior management, department heads, and cross-functional teams, to drive alignment and support the achievement of business objectives. Serve as a key point of contact for customer excellence-related matters and provide regular updates and reports to senior leadership.
Training and Development: Identify training needs and opportunities for professional development within the customer excellence teams. Provide coaching, mentoring, and training to enhance team capabilities and ensure a high level of expertise and competency.Trends, themes, root cause analysis as a department, not just as individual teams will be critical to the success of this centre for excellence

Reporting to internal committees

Knowledge and Experience:

Coach, develop, manage and appraise the team to maximise individual and team performance
Deliver consistently good customer service and achievement of KPI targets with Customer principles embedded in every process and service contract
Identify process and procedure improvements, validate them with secondary control functions including Risk and Compliance, and champion approved changes
Seek out and act on opportunities both large and small to congratulate staff for excellent work with intermediaries or policyholders, and drive high morale
Significant experience in managing via managers large groups of technical employees
Preferably have experience in managing QA and/or Complaints to be able to leverage expertise and have a vision of what excellent looks like
Good understanding of People, Process and Technology drivers/measurement in Operations.
Resilient, able to cope with fast change, organised and logical
Interested in successful outcomes and effective interpersonal skills, aware of personal impact
Is honest, transparent, has high standards of personal integrity and champions our client at all times. Drives self and others to deliver successful results
Works in a collaborative way to achieve positive outcomes and has a positive attitude, embraces and owns challenges, pro-actively influences successful outcomes.
Drives business success by placing the customer at the core of all you do

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