TeleTech Team Lead, Service Delivery in United States


Team Lead

Team Leads are responsible for a team’s performance, development, mentoring, and coaching to meet and continuously improve both TeleTech and client metrics for inbound and outbound calling. Team Leads focus on team performance providing motivation and support to enhance engagement and success in attaining targets and goals. Team Leads hold team accountable for meeting all performance indicators/metrics using reporting tools and techniques such as Kronos, empower, monitoring calls, team meetings, and one-on-ones. Team Leads are visible on the floor and available primarily for associates questions, issues, and customer escalations; ensure a quality customer experience on every call, resolution of issues, attendance, reliability, and reduction of attrition. Team Leads lead staff in accordance with policies and procedures of TeleTech. Team Leads primarily support a single client to meet /exceed client expectations ensuring billable hours are on track and teams’ attainment of hitting goals. Responsible to meet team productivity and quality goals. May have additional project and/or initiative work benefiting the entire site. Communicate with managers and other Team Leads.

Key Performance Objectives

  1. Achieve 100% of assigned goals for team. Actively implement strategies and initiatives to enable the business to achieve its objectives. Communicate the core strategy, goals and targets to the team. Establish metrics for success, set clear daily priorities, and drive the team to meet goals. Understand the key business objectives, timeframes, and requirements associated with each goal. (Strategic planning, project management, results orientation, business acumen, strategic thinking, enthusiasm)

  2. Manage day-to-day operations, processes, and reporting. Provide leadership, engagement, performance management, communication and development of staff. Visible on the floor, available for team’s questions, issues. Ensure resolution of issues. Schedule and conduct regular staff and client meetings. Accountable for staff attendance, reliability, schedule adherence, etc. Responsible for staff scheduling to include: work assignments, staff training, breaks, back-up for absent employees, and shift rotations. (Teamwork and collaboration, problem solving, accountability, people skills, results orientation, relationship building)

  3. Improve the key success metrics associated with quality and goals. These include:

  • Customer Satisfaction Scores

  • AHT – (Average Handling Time)

  • Quality Scores

  • FCR – (First Call Resolution)

  • RPC – (Revenue Per Call)

  • 80% Coaching Action Plan (CAP) Utilization

TLs monitor calls, g ather information, analyze data, observe the process, and lead the effort to consistently improve each call and performance. This includes challenging every aspect of the processes. Ensure quality scores meeting client requirements. Recommended changes must be monitored and measured to ensure bottom-line impact to the process. (Data analysis, ROI calculations, persuasion, problem solving, strategic thinking, achievement motivation)

  1. Deliver excellent customer service and communication. Respond to all issues as appropriate. Maintain a positive, respectful and caring attitude. Communicate problems clearly and collaborate with direct reports/stakeholders that issues will be resolved quickly with a minimum of long term impact. Proactively share all issues with managers and other team leads as needed. Take personal responsibility for problems and solutions. Keep manager apprised of developments that impact the optimal performance, engagement, development, and provide counsel and guidance in employee relations matter. (Communication, helpful, conflict resolution, take ownership, enthusiasm, customer focus)

  2. Develop, coach, support, and evaluate the team. Responsible for development of staff. Tracks TTECH U completion rates. Establish realistic team goals and performance objectives. Provide real-time feedback to staff. Hold team accountable for meeting all performance indicators/metrics, using reporting tools and techniques. Provide constant coaching to Team Leads, one-on-one sessions, and design action plans to improve performance. Follow up with action plans and provide career development advice to staff. (Coaching, achievement motivation, influence, communication, mentor, judgment, accountability)

  3. Ensure team has tools, systems, and support needed to perform their job. Escalate system level issues to the appropriate systems/IT support/ vendor team. Clearly identify all system level errors including the scope of problems and relative urgency. Provide clear documentation of problems via e-mail or ticketing system to the appropriate team. Ensure that problems have been addressed. (Problem solving, system troubleshooting, communication, reporting, attention to detail)

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of TeleTech’s business, core values, and goals

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to lead and partner successfully with staff and chain of command

  • Proficient English, both written and verbal

  • Great interpersonal skills

  • Open, honest, and empathetic manner when dealing with people

  • Strong attention to detail and desire to follow procedures

  • High customer service orientation

  • Working knowledge of database applications such as MS Office(Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Oracle, Kronos or ability to learn technology quickly

  • High level of integrity, honesty, and judgment

  • Ability to manage multiple, complex, on-going tasks and projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of call center business

  • Strong coaching skills

  • Data analysis and reporting

  • Action planning

Why You? What You Bring:

Motivated, passionate and intelligent. It’s what connects us here at TTEC. Does the following describe you as well?

  • 1-3 years of personal and/or professional tax preparation experience; general financial acumen is also a plus!

o High degree of comfort with federal tax filing preparation and some experience with state filing preparation

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree (in process or complete) is highly preferred, but will certainly consider equivalent professional experience in customer service

  • Ability to handle both simple, everyday issues and complex issues with ease

  • Capable of employing multiple research resources to find a correct response

  • Demonstrates advanced judgment and makes well-educated decisions

  • Effective and assertive communicator (written and verbal), capable of handling multiple communication channels

  • Experience with a ticketing platform such as Zendesk strongly preferred

  • Methodical, highly organized and detail oriented, working with a high level of accuracy

  • Contagious passion for helping others to improve their personal financial circumstances

/ TTEC requires all employees hired in the United States to successfully pass a background check and depending on location and client program a drug test, as a condition of employment. TTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status./ /

Job: *Operations / Business Support

Title: Team Lead, Service Delivery

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 0294Y