Here at Virgin Active we can't get enough of inspiring our members to live an active life, delivering amazing fitness experiences and service throughout our clubs. To do this, we are looking for a Customer Services Manager who thrive on ensuring our members have a great experience with every single visit. This role reports to the Operations Director, and manages the Customer Service Team.
As a Customer Services Manager, you will ensure excellent customer relationships and service via all channels and platforms, from telephone calls and emails to social media. You will work to resolve any instances of failed service deliveries to members, and provide them with resolution to their expectation. You will ensure that our customer service policies and processes are continually reviewed to ensure they are delivering against desired brand and customer experience and within necessary business risk thresholds.
Motivating and inspiring your team to deliver superior customer service is key, as well as managing their priorities and workloads to ensure that their time is being used efficiently and effectively. You will manage the day to day operations of the team, including rostering, payroll, as well as any HR related issues that may arise.
Reporting and insights are essential, and you will produce monthly reporting and commentary to key stakeholders with insights on Customer sentiment. You will set and oversee specific KPI's relating to Customer Service to key stakeholders with the aim to increase CSAT and NPS, and play a leading role in optimising the Virgin Active CRM system to deliver a comprehensive view of the customer.
This is a great opportunity for an experience Customer Services Manager to drive a hardworking team to success, and ensure our member relationships are positively maintained.
So what qualities does Customer Services Manager need to join Virgin Active?
-You have previous customer service experience in retail, hospitality or leisure, as well as experience in managing a busy contact centre
-You relish working in a high pressured, service focused and results driven environment
-You are a respected and liked manager, and approachable and friendly to your direct reports
-You have experience managing a large team, and are confident in your management abilities, including recruitment, payroll and management processes
-You are known for your positive, friendly and can-do attitude
-You are organised and proactive, everyone knows that you have a handle on everything
-You work well under pressure, understand the importance of meeting targets and are always up for a challenge - you are a problem solver!
-You pride yourself in your communication skills, and are confident in dealing with disputes over the phone
-You have the ability to remain calm in difficult situations and can think on your feet
-You are confident in using Microsoft Office and have a natural flair for writing personable and effective correspondence to our members
-You will act as a member of one team with one goal, will always be yourself, and work hard. Most importantly, you dream big
-You are always looking for ways to learn and improve, to inspire people while having fun and doing the right thing