Interim Sr Team Leader in Morristown, TN at Sykes

Date Posted: 5/11/2017

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Job Description

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Typically responsible for a larger, more technical, and/or more financially critical business unit.  Level II customer support team supervision or small stand-alone account or business unit.  Routinely supervises two or more full time employees which may include management of Team Leaders.  Responsible for the daily/monthly performance of the client’s account.  This includes managing attrition, absenteeism and delivering performance management documentation at the Team Leader, Team Supervisor, Team Coach and Customer Service Agent level.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adherence to SYKES policies on ethics and integrity.
    • Through effective leadership, focuses on team performance and attrition. Creates and manages escalation procedures and ensures service levels are maintained. Assesses, documents, tracks, and monitors problems to ensure resolution in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for interviewing and selection of new hires and evaluating agents and/or support team employees, performance management documentation and where applicable, initiating the termination process. Provides training and mentoring for Team Coaches, Team Supervisors and Team Leaders when applicable.
  • Client interface expected either as back-up to Account Manager or a subject matter/business segment expert. Secondary point of contact for the client.  Works with AM for client information.  Solicits feedback from customers on how to improve service.  Dialogues with customers frequently to determine their needs.  Builds relationships with internal and external customers.  Aligns work processes, structure, and systems to meet customer needs.  Builds rapport and establishes trust with coworkers and client.
    • Provides accurate, timely, and professionally written, statistical and verbal reports to management and clients for historical, current status, and forecasting purposes.
    • May perform other additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

X

 

 

        None             Yes (See “General Management Duties and Responsibilities” addendum)

Directly supervises a staff of Customer Service Agents

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma and 18 months relevant experience of which 12 months must be in a Call Center environment or equivalent combination of education and experience. 1 year of supervisory/managerial experience preferred.  Working knowledge of supported operating systems, software, and hardware preferred. Understanding of troubleshooting processes, technology and tools preferred. PEAK program completion.

 

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Outstanding oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Solid report analysis and analytical skills
  • Strictly adheres and demands strict adherence to the company’s policies
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish.
  • Embraces change and drives growth.
  • Ability to act with integrity and trust in all work interactions.
  • Ability to be trusted with confidential information.
  • Takes personal ownership for actions, results and consequences.
  • Accountable for team members’ actions.
  • Handles risk and uncertainty comfortably.
  • A team player with the ability to build rapport and establishes trust with coworkers and client.
  • Indentifies, communicates, motivates and educates team members with new initiatives.
  • Ability to motivate others beyond the status quo while understanding the needs of team members.
  • Ability to guide team members in a way that encourages involvement and increases their sense of ownership
  • Some travel required.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, corporate procedures/regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or listen.  The employee frequently is required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

SECURITY COMPLIANCE:

Employees are required to maintain compliance with SYKES safety, security, and privacy programs.  Additionally, all employees world-wide are responsible for being an active participant in the SYKES safety, security and privacy programs to protect SYKES' business operations, facilities, and physical and intellectual property and to ensure a safe and secure working environment for all SYKES' employees.

 

ETHICS COMPLIANCE:

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated is firmly committed to conducting business in compliance with the letter and spirit of the law and other accepted standards of business conduct as reflected in the company's policies. Employees are encouraged to observe the highest standards of professionalism at all times, and are expected to adhere to the SYKES Standards of Conduct for Compliance and Integrity (www.sykes.com). SYKES is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status, nor will they be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability.

 

DISCLAIMER

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position.  It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

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