Customer Service Team Leader - Social Housing

Customer Service Team Leader - Social Housing

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28k - 30k per year

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Customer Service Team Leader – Social Housing

Location: Billericay

Salary: £30K

Hours: Mon - Friday 8:00am – 17:00pm Mon – Fri (1 hour lunch)

Benefits  - 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Car/Car Allowance – job need if required for the role, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum., Paid voluntary work, we will consider requests for flexible working where possible

You must have previous experiencing in working in a busy team with a high profile client. previous experience of line management of a large team or Complaints, Team Leaders, Planners, Admin, Call Handlers and apprentices. Excellent customer services skills and focus on business improvement. Strong planning experience in a repairs and maintenance field being able to deploy circa 60 engineers efficiently. Strong IT skills with both Microsoft Office packages and database management. Ability to engage with a large client:


  • Monitor and actively manage the day to day service delivery, ensuring that all cases are managed within overall time, cost and budget constraints.
  • Support the Scheduling team with training and support where required.
  • Dealing with Customer complaints efficiently.
  • Support the Project Manager in the achievement and delivery of the annual business plan through active day to day management of the system ensuring full ‘case’ management reporting.
  • Through regular cost and value reconciliation ensure that all members of the team are alerted to system variances which require immediate attention to ensure correct fiscal protocols are maintained.
  • Implement all policies, standards and initiatives and manage compliance across the project.
  • Support the Project Manager in the provision of data with a view to ensuring that the management of contracts and work outputs exceed the agreed budget profiles.
  • Through daily data analysis, identify risks and help protect business reputation through active management.
  • Monitor delivery for each task on every project, reporting on exceptions.
  • Through a detailed understanding of operational, commercial and contractual KPI’s assist your management team and front line staff in understanding their responsibilities in managing the day to day performance.
  • Own the management of cases, servicing profiles, and works order through to completion ensuring rigor is applied throughout the process.
  • Manage the planning of the allocations tool and ensure efficient and effective utilisation of resources and communicate accordingly.
  • Manage the escalation of variations, appointments and follow on works and ensure appropriate communications and targets are kept.
  • Using system reports maximise operational service delivery and productivity through dashboard assessment.
  • Report on quality assurance, service accessibility and responsiveness, maximising client’s involvement and reporting customer feedback.
  • Understand the contractual KPI’s, then plan, allocate and operate to exceed client expectations.
  • Facilitate Customer experience and satisfaction through the effective management and monitoring of communication channels.
  • Coordinate compliancy with HS&E policy to ensure effective administration, implementation and communication of related HS&E outcomes.
  • Through data analysis provide information allowing the refinement of objectives and performance, promoting opportunities for HS&E improvement.
  • Monitor HS&E responsibilities, reporting to the Partnership/ Project manager on the achievement of KPIs.
  • Support the Project Manager in ensuring that adequate resources are provided to carry out all operations with due regard to HS&E. 

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