Service Team Leader: Digital, Sandton

Last update 2024-04-21
Expires 2024-05-21
ID #1755740853
Service Team Leader: Digital, Sandton
South Africa, Gauteng, Sandton,
Modified July 29, 2023


Service Team Leader: Digital Oneplan Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd. 2023-04-26 Sandton Job Ref #: OP-59 Industry: Insurance Job Type: Permanent Positions Available: 1 To support the business in driving the design, build and execution of the customer segment strategy and value propositions to achieve the business objective of targeted market share, profitability growth and a best-in-class client experience. Job Description Main purpose of the jobTo support the business in driving the design, build and execution of the customer segment strategy and value propositions to achieve the business objective of targeted market share, profitability growth and a best-in-class client experience.Client Engagement: Execute on the vision and overall customer segment strategyProvides strategic input into the customer segment strategyProvides insight in terms of optimising performance and profitabilityDevelop mechanisms to obtain and provide feedback on customer insightUnderstanding customer needs through analysis of diverse information sources, including, and not limited to market research, internal customer information and industry related standardsEnsure pre-emptive customer solutions.Reduce customer cancellations and provide insight into why clients are cancelling and input in to business improvement initiatives.Improve client service experience, create engaged clients, and facilitate organic growthAllocate tasks through omni-channel platforms, which deals directly with clients and is the first point of contact.Participate in the communication with clients via omni-channel including telephone, mail, email, messaging app, and social media.Handle complex and escalated client service issuesLeverage deep functional expertise to the Service Experts in order to expand the client’s use of existing products and to identify new products offeringsBuild/maintain rapid channel of communication to client in case of service-related issues and eventsRepresent the “Voice of the Customer”Create a culture of Customer/Client CentricityEnsure adherence to standard operating procedures in all engagements.Ensure follow up and follow through on all client queriesEscalate queries, in line with standard operating procedures and ensure escalated queries have been addressed timeously.Identify any potential errors or obstacles that may arise which might impact client experience, and ensure this has been addressed.Demonstrate the Oneplan Values and Culture in all engagements with the team.Leverage team success to drive all initiatives and experiences with clients.Display leadership through your actions by accepting responsibility for daily deliverables and ensuring turnaround times are achieved.Maintain forward thinking and proactiveness by taking ownership of every interaction with the team and managing the team’s queries from end-to-end to ensure a world class client service experience.Support cross functional work areas targeted to resolve issues raised by clients.Proactively gather client feedback to coach and mentor the Team.Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams Quality, Consistency and Compliance Manage the Service Deck in its entirety (resources, operational processes, customer experience, levels of authority, etc.).Ensures that operations align with the principles of meeting customer demand (e.g., one and done (i.e. first call resolution), limited hand offs, etc.)Analyses empirical customer data and acts on system reports by liaising with appropriate stakeholders to remove obstacles.Understanding the competitor offerings and opportunities to differentiate.Responsible for the achievement of revenue and cost management objectives for ServiceProactively identify opportunities for the business to reduce cost by minimising inefficiencies and streamlining processes.Accountable for risk and compliance as it relates to Service.Ensures remediation of all audit findings for Service. Leadership Ensures that an upskilling strategy is in place to execute on the mandate of meeting customer demand.Adopts the new ways of work culture and the creation of empowered teams.Empowers employees to fulfil the business objectives regarding customer experience, people management and engagement.Drives the company’s diversity and transformation objectives.Develops mechanisms to obtain and provide feedback on staff satisfaction. Operational Effectiveness Be punctual, responsible and diligent in all tasks and duties attended to and ensuring that your team follows the same standards.Complete accurate and timely administration records.Submit to the Manager of Customer Care all relevant reports, paperwork.Any additional responsibilities as required from time to timeEnsure you and your team comply with company policy and procedures Work collaboratively Build a culture of respect and understanding across the organisationRecognise outcomes which resulted from effective collaboration between teamsBuild cooperation and overcome barriers to information sharing, communication and collaboration across the organizationFacilitate opportunities to engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop joint solutions Self-Management Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintainedDemonstrate consistent application of internal proceduresPlan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demandsDemonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage changeDemonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs Job Requirements Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications & Experience required for this position Grade 12 with English and a second languageUndergraduate/Postgraduate qualification in related field advantageous4 – 6 years of experience within a digital environment in a leadership roleMarketing qualification or experience will be advantageous Functional Competencies Literacy – Have excellent reading, writing and interpersonal skillsPc Literacy – In-depth knowledge of Word, excel, email and Internet Have the ability to interpret business requirements and assist management in effectively running day to day operations.Actively participate in team meetingsAbility to work in a team orientated environment and contribute in a positive mannerAbility to meet deadlines within time constraintsPeople management skills;Conflict handling skillsThe ability to resolve problems and disputes with clients and arrive at decisions which allow the business to move forward Essential Evaluating ProblemsInvestigate IssuesProblem SolvingBuilding RelationshipsCommunicating InformationShowing ResilienceAdjusting to ChangeGiving SupportProcessing DetailsStructuring TasksDriving SuccessPrioritise Client Experience Behaviors Energy Passion Respect for othersHonest and FairPositive AttitudeClient FocusTenacity Achieves Results Leadership Demonstrate honesty and integrityStrive for Client CentricityBe agile and have the ability to adapt to changeBuild relationships and trustBe an agent of changeCollaborative

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Service team leader: digital

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