Customer Support Team Leader

7645 India, Hyderabad Player Support Services Permanent

The role: Customer Support Team Leader

We are looking for a Team Leader to join our Customer Support Operations team in Hyderabad, India where you may be required to work on a variety of day, night and swing shifts.

Are you our next star player?

Your aim is to provide outstanding customer service, support the day-to-day development of the team, to assist the management team with a combination of both ongoing and ad hoc duties and provide project support when needed. Your role would include handling difficult and complicated issues raised by the customers, manage escalated cases and issues whilst also dealing with real-time queries, assist with on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching, empower and influence the support services team to deliver robust KPI results, meet service level expectations and demonstrate the core values.

Why we need you?

We are home to some of the biggest, most exciting brands in the online gaming industry! As a Team Leader, you will ensure service levels are maintained every day, supervise and act upon operational activity (volumes, key performance indicators/metrics, performance plans, trends, etc.) and intraday shift performance based on dashboards and information reporting. You will handle agent and system issues, customer queries and regulatory body complaints.

You would report, analyse and act on agent performance output and quality. You would also be responsible for preparing and conducting team and one-to-one meetings, huddles, mentoring and side-by-side coaching, quality reviews, performance appraisals and support reward/recognition initiatives.

Additionally, you will be also responsible to:

  • Act as the Voice of the Customer for management, summarise customer issues and follow-up actions
  • Collaborate closely with Realtime function and optimise/amend agent schedules
  • Provide internal content updates to staff
  • Act as focal point for inter/interdepartmental projects
  • Handle resources to ensure products/brands/licenses are launched efficiently and with minimum impact on service levels
  • Develop and use strategies to ensure high performance and delivery from team
  • Other duties or projects as required by senior management

Who we’re looking for?

To be a success in this role, you have a strong passion for customer service and customer service mentality with first-rate attention to details. You will have excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced target driven environment.

Your experience:

  • Educational background/degree in related field will be an advantage as well as knowledge of: online and/or brick-and-mortar Poker, Casino or Sportsbook, international document verification, KYC and AML/CFT procedures, credit card fraud, online payment processing merchant systems, online social gaming industry.
  • Previous contact centre and/or gaming experience.
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management tools, proficiency with internal tools and reports, in-depth knowledge of internal procedures and policies and multi-channel support.
  • Experience managing change at different levels (individual and team)

Your skills:

  • Strong leadership skills in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to analyse and review team performance
  • Strong all-round understanding of MS Office applications, especially Word and Excel
  • Proficiency in any additional languages is an added advantage!

Your behaviours:

  • Ability to communicate expectations and instructions clearly and in a professional manner
  • Communicate and empathise with customers directly, thereby assisting with the development of team members.

What’s in it for you?

We aim to be the world’s favourite iGaming destination, so we offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package, to reflect your role, talents and experience. Our benefits include a discretionary annual performance bonus, premium health and dental insurance and a generous company contribution into a private pension scheme each month.

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we support personal learning outside of working hours; e.g. driving lessons, cookery classes and circus training. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme where you receive complimentary and confidential support from professionals who offer independent advice 24/7. To support you in developing your skills and career, we will provide ongoing training.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a Skype/Zoom interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

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