Delivering what we promise

About The Role

A bit about the role...

We have an exciting Team Leader opportunity based in and around Maidstone. You will lead and develop a field based team to provide an outstanding level of performance against KPI targets.  You will coach and motivate the team to achieve the standards set for Customer Services, whilst ensuring all operational quality and Health & Safety performance targets are met and maintained. Computer literacy is essential for this role.

You will need drive and determination to manage your team’s performance to ensure that customers are billed accurately on their water usage and the contract KPI’s are met. You will need to deliver these stretching targets whilst ensuring Meter Readers operate in a safe and secure environment.

You will provide technical support guidance and advice to effectively resolve customer issues and escalations, managing them to a satisfactory resolution and identifying improvements where there are opportunities to do so.

Pro-actively managing resource and individual performance you will also draft and implement training and development plans for team members to improve service levels and will support this process by carrying out regular field observations and coaching sessions.

Who are we?

Morrison Data Services is proud to be one of the UK's largest utilities support organisations – and we’re still growing with some exciting times ahead. We pride ourselves in being award winning, recognised for our diligence, customer service and expertise. We are rightly proud of our commitment to safety and were even recognised for this earlier this year when we won gold at the internationally renowned ROSPA Health and Safety Awards. We are committed to delivering the best possible service for our customers and ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our people.

MDS are part of MGroup a billion pound turnover business, with a wide and diverse field of operations that regularly presents opportunities for growth. We work with our clients and partners to ensure we keep abreast of industry developments and remain at the forefront of proactively influencing the right pathways to success. In 2019 MGroup we were one of the Times 100 Top Track Companies.

What you will bring to the role...

  • Significant experience working within a Customer Services environment, with a supervisory emphasis gained in a customer-facing role together with a proven track record of coaching, training and developing others
  • A strong commitment to achieving successful outcomes, delivering results to the satisfaction of customers and to the standards required
  • Awareness of business planning processes.
  • Communication, Influencing and Negotiating skills.
  • People and process management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Ability to set targets and assess against them.
  • Awareness / experience of managing Health and Safety issues for field-based employees. This is a critical part of the role but training will be provide
  • Sound presentation and delivery skills
  • Full UK driving licence is essential.

What we offer

  • 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
  • Access to employee assistance programmes
  • Discounts with national retailers
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Mobile Phone Discounts
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
About The Company
Morrison Data Services is the UK’s leading utility Data Services business, differentiated by the scale and capability of our multi-skilled 3,200 strong national workforce. We provide regulatory assurance and innovative solutions to energy and water retailers in rapidly changing markets.
‘Morrison Data Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.’