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Bilingual Supervisor in San Antonio, Texas at Startek

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary: Responsible for day-to-day coaching of Engagement Specialist who deal with customer inquiries by phone, in writing or other customer contact venues.  Works with leadership teams to identify problems and improve customer service levels.  Communicates company and unit policy, procedures and practices either orally or in writing to staff, customers, other departments, and/or senior leadership.  Resolves routine and/or escalated customer service problems.  Responsible for ensuring staff has the appropriate level of formal and/or on-the-job training to effectively perform the duties/responsibilities of their job.  Coaches staff to improve business factors such as; customer service levels, sales performance, call quality, hold time and availability.   Writes and conducts performance evaluations; may assist in employment decisions and setting performance goals and objectives; may suggest methods to improve customer satisfaction.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•         Coaches a team of 10-20 Engagement Specialists.  Coaches and develops team in all areas of performance including, but not limited to quality, quantity, productivity and attendance. 
•         Monitors individual calls and provides feedback regarding quality and call handle time
•         Presents monthly achievement levels and goals to assigned team and coaches individual team members to ensure improvement and efficient productivity is achieved.

•         Writes and conducts performance evaluations, may assist in the employment decision, sets performance goals and objectives and provides Engagement Specialist pay rate decisions to each team member during the salary increase process.

•         Manages employee issues regarding attendance, performance, conduct, and delivers appropriate corrective action as needed.

•         Responsible for communicating policy updates and company information through team meetings, pre-shift briefings and one-on-one development sessions.
•         Handles escalated customer issues and works directly with customers to bring about resolution in a timely and efficient manner.
•         May perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned and/or required.

Job Requirements

•         Must be fluent in Spanish
•         Service/engagement center experience.   Two years supervisory experience, preferred.

•         High School diploma or equivalent related experience.

•         Fluent in verbal and written English.
•         Able to multi-task, have demonstrated organizational, detail orientation, prioritization skills and time management skills to ensure that work related activities are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
•         Ability to work effectively in a team oriented, high demand and fast paced environment. 
•         Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and work with highly sensitive data and information.
•         Solid communication skills to effectively deal with various levels of management, staff and/or outside contacts.
•         Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment and maintain a professional and positive manner.
•         Effective listening skills to ensure understanding of instructions and directions and effectively communicate progress and problems to co-workers and management.
•         Familiarity a variety of office equipment, standard software packages and application and use of personal computers to include the Microsoft Office suite of products.
•         Demonstrated leadership skills to effectively develop and lead a high performing team and support less experienced employees with on-the-job training, technical troubleshooting and problem resolution and handling difficult customer situations in a proactive and positive manner.
•         Effective problem solving skills used to identify and resolve day-to-day operation and employee relations problems. 
•         Demonstrated coaching and counseling skills used to effectively develop high performing employees; influence and change individual behavior and assist employees achieve a high level of success and productiveness.
•         Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understand how businesses operate in general; learns new methods and technologies easily.
•         Takes on all issues, challenges and people; comfortably confronts and works through conflict; delivers negative feedback and messages without hesitation deals promptly and fairly with problem performers; lets everyone know where they stand; thrives in crises and is energized by tough challenges; not afraid to make negative decisions and take touch actions; challenges the status quo.
•         Travel may be required to attend work related meetings and training sessions.
•         May be required to work a flexible schedule that provides needed coverage for customer service levels and/or time-sensitive projects. Incumbent must be able to support operations which are opened weekends and evenings.  All employees must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, holidays and emergency shifts as required.
•         Able to maintain a regular work schedule to meet the needs of the business.
•         Required to read and follow all company policies and procedures.
•         Support and model the company values.
“STARTEK is an Equal Opportunity Employer”


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