Wananchi Group Contact Centre Team Leader Job in Malawi

Wananchi Group

Job Title: Contact Centre Team Leader – Malawi

Department: Customer Experience

Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

Employment Status / Type: Full Time

Position Reporting to: Director, Customer Experience & Country Manager

Manages Others: Yes

Titles & Number of Positions Managed:

  • Outsourced Contact Centre
  • Supervisor / QA/Trainer
  • Agents= 11 (Call Centre, Retention)

Job Purpose / Summary:

Customer Service Team Leader will be responsible for:

  • Leadership
  • Customer Service (call center, walk-in, E-Care, escalations)
  • Lifecycle management (retention, billing, loyalty)
  • Feedback analysis and reporting
  • Process Improvement and Management
  • Collaborating and Business Support

Key Roles:

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the Customer service function to provide exceptional service at all times and provide a benchmark of service delivery to be used by all other departments within the organization.
  • Achieve business goals defined in retention KPIs: paying customer base and subscription revenue.
  • Manage customer accounts to develop loyalty and prevent churn. Paying (customers served), on next due date. Conversion rate of NPD/churn callers. Prevent downgrades per calls/customers served.
  • Continuously scan the customer profiles and gather market dynamics to identify and develop proactive mechanisms of meeting and surpassing existing and emerging customer needs.
  • Manage the Contact Centre in an effective and efficient manner so as to provide a seamless and one point of support to all our clients.
  • Analyse customer lifecycle trends, market forces, competitor activities and propose short-term and long-term customer retention strategies in order to achieve retention and revenue objectives.
  • Monitoring of the customer interactions (complaints, requests and enquiries) to ensure constant update and timely resolution whilst compiling feedback on recurrent issues for management information use.
  • Achieve operational excellence in all aspects of procedures and processes undertaken to ensure satisfactory audit ratings by familiarizing the team on and fully complying with the departmental & organizational operation policies, procedures and relevant ICT regulations & legislation in responding to and resolving any queries relating to the unit’s operations, whilst contributing to procedures development and improvement through continuous reviews.
  • Pursue team and personal development to increase effectiveness/efficiency, acknowledging strengths and areas of development as well as share knowledge experience and best practice with other team members.
  • Assisting the marketing team in the management and implementation of new product launches via advertising to existing and potential clients by use of the key modes of communication at the disposal of the team.
  • Contribute to product development and improvement through continuous feedback analysis collected from clients.

Key Performance Indicators:

Experience & Background Needed

  • University Degree in a Business related field.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
  • At least 4 years of Customer Service experience, with at least 2 years in leadership a position.
  • Experience of managing and driving service improvement whilst managing multiple stakeholders within a similar contact centre
  • Experience in Call Centre activities, systems and procedures
  • Experience in handling technical support for internet services involving internal systems and customer devices
  • Knowledge and experience in reading, analyzing, and interpreting periodical reports, and technical procedures.
  • Experience in writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of agents, managers, customers and the general public.
  • Experience in solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Other Vital Qualities

  • Planning and organization.
  • Ability to project a positive image for him/ herself and the company.
  • Good team player with a commitment to value based leadership.
  • Results- oriented.
  • Credibility and flexibility to deal with people at a variety of levels.
  • Highly adaptable and versatile.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work unsupervised in an unstructured environment.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to motivate staff through leadership.
  • Ability to handle a high stress environment positively.
  • Ability to create good and strong work ties cross departmentally
  • Committed to quality, customer service, equal opportunities and diversity, best practice and best value

How to Apply

Interested candidates to send updated CV to recruit@ke.wananchi.com with the job title ”Customer Service Team Leader – Malawi” as the subject line not later than 16th February 2021.

Wananchi Group is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive remuneration and benefits to the right candidate.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Updated: February 9, 2021 — 4:34 pm