Vacancy

Client Services Team Leader

Location: Cold Meece

    Salary - £22,000 - £24,000 + team related bonus scheme based on efficiency and targets

Client Services Team Leader

 

Salary Banding:  £22,000 - £24,000 + team related bonus scheme based on efficiency and targets  

Location:  Cold Meece, Staffordshire

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent  

Hours:  37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Shift rotation between 7.30am-5.30pm)

 

About the role: 
This is an exciting opportunity to join us as part of our experienced Client Services Team in a busy, varied role, leading the processing all Customer vehicles in accordance with KPI requirements. Focusing on vehicle job estimates, the role requires the following: 

  • Supporting the wider Client Services team
  • Monitor activity across sites for specified external customers and ensure continual feedback to Client Services Manager where necessary
  • Ensure designated contract vehicles are processed within set KPI parameters according to customer requirements
  • Be a daily point of contact for your customers and ensure a consistent level of service 
  • Be fully aware of all customers’ requirements and develop the Team training to meet those needs
  • Ensure all processes are reviewed and updated quarterly
  • Support other departmental team leaders as required
  • Manage your time and your team’s effectively
  • Achieve consistent levels of productivity
  • To implement changes where required.
  • Working closely with managers in setting targets, communicating and actioning instructions effectively to the team
  • Motivate and focus yourself and the team to achieve set targets and objectives
  • Action vehicle estimates to ensure a smooth operational process
  • Ensure accurate pricing
  • Liaise with the Inspection Teams to ensure consistency for the Customer  
  • Monitor and update vendor quotes, updating our key clients on repairs and repair time
  • Liaise with partners to establish best routes of repair 
  • Troubleshoot back order parts
  • Process the upgrade and downgrade of vehicles in accordance with Customer requirements
  • Maintenance of accurate customer reports and information
  • Monitor vehicles within the repair environment and ensure they are processed quickly and to required standard adhering to stock age profiles 
  • Monitor outstanding queries and take relevant action 
  • Administrative support and ad hoc duties as required  
  • Maintaining a tidy and professional working environment, with a special emphasis on health and safety and ISO

About you: 

Choosing the right person is important to us as we continue to grow our family of now over 500 employees. To ensure we choose the right candidate for the role, we are looking for someone:  

  • Previous customer service experience in the automotive industry, in a team leader position
  • Ability to communicate with customers, via telephone and email in a professional and proficient manner 
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with a keen eye for detail 
  • A positive and amenable character in challenging situations 
  • An excellent team player but also able to use initiative and work alone 
  • Have a flexible approach to the changing demands of the role 
  • Proficient in Excel and Outlook  
  • Knowledge of Navision would be advantageous but not essential

About us: 

Smart Fleet Solutions are market leaders in Vehicle refurbishment working with some of the largest fleets and vehicle manufacturers in the world. Our highly trained teams are experts in all aspects of the technical services process, including collection and vehicle appraisal, refurbishment, storage, loose-item management and vehicle imagery. With 5 sites across the UK and our constant investment in new technology, not only do we stay at the forefront of the refurbishment industry, we are continually growing.  

Join our growing Family at one of our refurbishment centres and benefit from the following:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 30 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Benefits and reward scheme – discounts from 100s of top retailers (reloadable discount card, instant vouchers, cash back)
  • Progression opportunities
  • Achievable team related bonus

 Application process

  • Find the role you are looking for and complete the application form
  • Once completed this will be sent to our in-house recruitment team for review
  • The team will be in touch to follow up your application

 

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