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COE Team Leader

Posted 10 days ago

Centre of Excellence - Team Leader


The Access Centre of Excellence is responsible for ensuring that customers realise the potential of their partnership with Access through excellent service and provision of great, user friendly software applications that remove the complexity from business processes and allow companies to grow their business with ease and speed. 

The role is an exciting opportunity to join one of the fast growing and fast paced divisions within Access, the job role is to ensure the team is supported to provide an excellent customer experience from the point of order and through the life time of their relationship with Access. This includes identifying improvements to working practices and processes and collaborating across other divisions in Access to continually improve the customer implementation journey. The team is measured on revenue, customer satisfaction, utilisation, management of projects & timelines and contributing to team development/performance improvement, with a key focus especially on the customer satisfaction and project timelines.


Roles and Responsibilities

The roles responsibilities include but is not limited to:
• Responsible for team based target e.g. utilisation, revenue, performance targets
• Responsible for team’s NPS target and general customer satisfaction
• Work pre-contract with the Sales teams, shaping projects for success
• Lead the growth and development of the team through mentoring and hands-on assistance
• Be the natural “go to” person for everyone in the team
• Set and agree the objectives and development plans for your team members
• Ensure ESP check in’s are completed in line with the business requirement
• Assist with implementing the company delivery processes and ensure that they are adopted by all Implementation Consultants/Onboarders SDMs and PMs
• Ensure each member of your team is continually appraised
• Ensure go lives surveys are sent for 100 percent of project closures across the team
• Enable the team and support them to achieve the highest survey return rate as possible through training and teamworking.
• Resolve issues within your team
• Approve Expense Claims, Holiday Requests, Equipment Purchases (e.g. Laptops, mobile cards etc)
• Where required use experience and expertise to assist divisions with potential FlightPath / Delivery improvements 
• Knowledge of the software and products delivered within the centre of excellence
• A good understanding of the sales cycles and assisting with ad-hoc queries from the centre of excellence
• Knowledge of the onboarding process and implementation methods of products delivered within the centre of excellence
• Work with the Centre of Excellence L&D Manager to ensure robust onboarding plans are in place for new starters
• Work with the Centre of Excellence L&D Manager to define and adapt Learning Pathways
• Promote and assist Self Gen
•‘Own’ utilisation and billability for all consultants in the team ensuring monthly targets are reached
• Engage in management meetings as required
• Drive the eNPS score within the team and be proactive in responding to employee surveys
• Encourage team development through their Employee Success Plan including use of CPD time


Skill Requirements - Essential

For the individual:
• Experience in leading a team
• Ability to lead a virtual team to deliver successful customer projects and management of any customer issues
• A passion for delivering high quality customer service 
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• A drive to continually improve processes and systems
• Excellent communication skills
• The ability to plan, prioritise and work on several activities at once
• The ability to quickly learn new processes and applications
• The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team with effective communication skills, actual and virtual
• Ability to manage your own time and ensure management tasks are kept up to date at all times


For the nominated division:

• An understanding of the Product Flightpaths including
o How to implement all variants
o Understanding of all catalogue items
• An understanding of the FlightPath(s) lifecycle from sales through to BAU.


Skill Requirements - Desirable

• Knowledge of Access and its products
• Working knowledge of the industry sector


The Benefits

• Working in a fast paced, growing organisation with dynamic people who want to succeed
• Performance based bonus
• Dedicated and protected continuous professional development time
• Benefits, medical, great social scene, good holiday package
• Home based role but visits to regional offices will be a requirement across the UK from time to time



• To work in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures
• Any ad-hoc duties


We reserve the right to amend and vary these duties in line with business requirements


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.
In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  
A Competitive Salary
Giving Back/Charity days
Quarterly Socials
6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)
The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain
Become part of our amazing Access family!
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