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Jumia Nigeria Job Vacancies for Head, Contact Centre Operations


Jumia Group is a leading global incubator of start-ups. We started operating in Africa in 2012 and since then have launched multiple successful companies, such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs, Jumia Car, Jumia Services.

We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Contact Centre Operations

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • This operational leadership position is responsible for day-to-day planning, measuring, and executing service quality and operations for the contact center operations.

Education and Experience

  • 10 – 15 years of experience in B2C retail & FMCG/Telecoms customer service experience required.
  • 8+ years of management/leadership of a Customer Service team for Manager position
  • Successful management of Net Promoter Score survey and response programs
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical concepts and their application to operations along with expertise in the use of technical/statistical tools to drive quality and process improvement is strongly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, strong presentation skills, and the ability to motivate and inspire large groups of people are a must
  • Project Management experience
  • People management of large teams (At least up to 300+ indirect reports and 4+ direct reports).

Skills and Competencies:

  • Leadership development – Coach direct reports to become “Ultimate Hosts” as leaders for their own direct reports.
  • Inspiring Teams – Help teams understand how their work contributes to end goals. Work with direct reports to create team cohesion and fulfillment.
  • Strategic Thinking and Analytical Skills – Ability to look at each problem or data set from many different angles to find innovative and simple solutions.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Ability to take what is available and build a fort with it; it’s not a problem, it’s a challenge.
  • Financial Prowess – Be a cereal entrepreneur and ensure that we are using our resources to the best result possible. Show skills in managing budgets and handling forecasts.
  • Simplify – Able to see through complexity to find best path forward.
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  • Responsible for leading the customer service representatives and the associated supervisory and managerial staff through the overall servicing strategy, and delivering against expected results, while caring for the specific needs of the site
  • Be the primary “voice of the customer” within the company to develop and track necessary surveys, product and customer metrics (e.g. defects, customer satisfaction, call times & utilization, etc.) and to advocate on behalf of customers to achieve consistent, high-value CSAT scores
  • Lead and manage teams of 4 Group Managers (CS) and 400 Customer Service Associates; responsible for the overall direction and performance of the teams.
  • Accountable for driving complex and variable key initiatives from concept to implementation, ensuring alignment to business goals
  • Evaluate and champion innovation through process improvement, technology solutions and policy changes
  • Collaborate with leadership, peers and identified stakeholders to develop and manage cross-functional relationships and projects
  • Drive adherence to control processes and procedures and identify risks that could impact operational execution; ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed
  • Lead, coach, and mentor a direct team of Sr. Managers
  • Create and maintain a work environment that is conducive to employee engagement, satisfaction, development and retention.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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