Sales Team Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Perthshire
Categories: Customer Services/Call Centre, Business Development & Sales

Job Title: Sales Team Manager

Location: Perth

Salary: £31,345 – £41,396 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week


Our Role

You’ll lead a team of approximately 12 Sales Agents, working closely with the whole team to understand performance and your team's coaching needs, creating development plans to continually improve their performance against their Sales & Service objectives. Working as part of a focused team, your operating hours will reflect the times that our customers prefer to contact us. We’re open 8am - 10pm, Monday to Friday, 8am - 6pm Saturday and 10am - 5pm Sunday.  

Your team members will be ambassadors for SSE, leaving the customer with a positive experience. They’ll be serving new or existing customers, providing the best energy tariff for them, and after holding engaging conversations about their needs, they’ll upsell or cross-sell additional products such as Retail Telecoms (Home Phone & Broadband) and Home Services (Central Heating, Boiler and Electrical Wiring Cover) products.

Your Skills and Experience

We’re looking for experienced people leaders who engage their team in building a customer-focused culture. You’ll be able to demonstrate an inclusive leadership style, driving your team to fantastic results.

You should have previous supervisory and/or managerial experience within a contact centre environment, ideally within a regulated industry.  Working as part of the management team you’ll also act as an ambassador for SSE by creating meaningful conversations and innovative solutions that make a lasting impression on our customers, and you’ll lead your team to embrace the same values.  You’ll have a passion for exceeding customer expectations that will drive performance and improve business results.

Our Company

Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market.  At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that’s our customer promise.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities


Next Steps

Just click the Apply Now button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 23 January 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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