Operations Support Champion (Membership Care Team)

Peoples Energy

  • Full Time

To apply for this job please visit peoplesenerg.bamboohr.com.

Who are People’s Energy?

People’s Energy are an ethical, planet friendly energy company who were founded in 2017.  We want to put you in charge of your energy usage and help keep the planet a cleaner, greener place!

Using mainly renewable energy, we want to provide a simple, fair and affordable solution for all our customers, including those currently in fuel poverty.

Who are we?

  • Ethical
  • Affordable
  • Renewable
  • Honest
  • Growing
  • Fair

What do we want to do?

  • Eradicate fuel poverty
  • Put 1million customers in charge of their energy use
  • Bring trust back to the energy market
  • Give 75% of our profits back to our customers

 

Overall purpose of the role

The Operations Support Champion provides in-the-moment support to our Membership Care Team to guarantee exceptional standards of service through quick resolution of queries.

 

This role supports our Team Lead and stands in for them while they are on leave.

 

The OSC plays a vital role in ensuring our members receive the dedicated support needed when queries become more complicated and are in need of some extra support.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities

 

·         In-the-moment Query Management and Complaint Resolution

·         Management of queries raised by the Membership Care Team, providing in-the-moment solutions where possible, finding and documenting new solutions where not.

·         Handling customer card requirements for one off, final balance or debt payments.

·         Validating/invalidating customer meter reads to support billing and account management.

·         Handle metering, replacement and exchange tasks for customers. Liaise with back office team to carry out full customer journey and manage SLA. Complete associated admin to accurately reflect database. Building team competencies to handle recurring issues and challenges

·         Documenting new learning and queries daily, maintaining FAQ, supporting development of operating procedures based on new issues faced.

·         Educating team members on correct operating procedures and providing regular updates to teams based on changes to procedure.

·         Working with supervisors to identify training needs and develop required materials.

·         Supporting supervisors to provide knowledge to teams based on changes to products and services. Process Compliance and Improvement

·         Communicating with back office team on key issues as they arise, finding solutions to issues faced by Membership Care and building knowledge base/FAQ for future use.

·         Monitoring outstanding follow-up and call backs, guaranteeing delivery in line with SLA. Additional Responsibilities and Behaviours

·         Providing call support to Membership Care Team, especially during high traffic periods.

·         Conducting additional analysis and observation based on requirements of management.

·         Support supervisors to drive initiatives and short-term targets with the Membership Care Team

 

Requirements:

·         Effective Communicator

·         Able to adapt communication approach depending on the audience, able to respond to queries by providing detailed explanations to help increase understanding and demonstrate effective written communication in the form of emails, letters and/or training manuals.

·         Teamwork Demonstrates a strong focus and displays appropriate behaviours in supporting your immediate team colleagues, as well as the wider operating teams to work collectively towards providing an excellent customer experience.

·         Organisation and Personal Management Ability to manage own workload effectively to ensure targets are met and priorities are established. Proven ability to alter these priorities where required and effectively manage and communicate to management where SLAs have not been met.

·         Analysis and Problem Solving Researches and analyses data to understand root cause issues, determines most appropriate solutions and puts actions in place to resolve problems. Able to perform thorough analysis and investigation into an issue, understanding all areas of the problem and rather than focus on an immediate solution, considers a root cause fix which will stop the issue happening again in the future. Apply methodologies and logic to all areas of research to establish the most appropriate outcome.

·         Adaptability Proven ability to adapt to changing demands and workloads to ensure the needs of the member and operation are met. Demonstrated ability to react in a positive manner to Operational changes and proactively consider where your strengths and experience can support these changes in practice, embedding these changes within the team.

·         Coaching and Training Ability to coach individuals to help them achieve targets, develop their skills and behaviours and progress through their career. Able to identify training requirements in order to support individual development and build competencies within the team.

·         Technical/qualification requirements No specified qualifications required.

·         Experience Previous experience working as an MST or Resolutions operative.

In order to be considered for this role you must have:

·         Passed your probationary period

·         Be achieving benchmark in performance KPI

·         Must have clear pre-existing knowledge of various tasks required to conduct the position

At People’s Energy we are committed to ensuring that everyone, no matter race, background, sexuality, gender or any other protected characteristic is supported and afforded equal opportunities in the business. As it says on our website – we are by the people, for the people.  We are committed to maintaining a fair and measured recruitment process and our development opportunities are open to all.