Director of Account Management & Customer Service

Posted 18 June 2021
SalaryUp to US$100000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSales and Marketing
Contact NameDeLisa Chambers

Job description

Director of Account Management & Customer Service
Claremont Consulting has an immediate Direct Hire opportunity for a Director of Account Management & Customer Service in the Columbus, GA area. In this role, you will be responsible for managing a team of Account Managers and Customer Service Representatives for an integrated healthcare supply chain kitting and logistics business.

  • Provide strategic oversight and direction to the account management and customer service teams to prioritize work, implement improvement opportunities and address customer needs in a timely fashion.
  • Strategic initiatives include:
    • Manage customer engagement through outreach, campaigns, and daily customer support activities with team members.
    • Identify and implement new service opportunities with customers to improve communication, proactively address issues and provide world-class customer service.
    • Refine CRM and order management tools to support AM and CSR teams effectively.
    • Identify and implement strategies to improve quality of customer service and productivity.
    • Manage and deliver quarterly business reviews with account managers.
    • Lead and develop team members.
  • Provide workflow management and oversight of day-to-day department activities to cultivate a culture of high performance. Key activities include:
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures with respective team managers to efficiently manage workflow including performance metrics.
    • Plan, prioritize, and delegate work tasks to ensure the successful functioning of the department.
    • Proactively review customer accounts and preempt customer complaints. Review customer complaints, support timely resolution and identify trends in performance to manage improved outcomes.
    • Develop relationships and engage with key customers through business reviews, one on ones and other opportunities.
    • Intervene directly with customers as needed to reinforce a customer-centric organization.
    • Work with Sales and Implementation teams to ensure seamless post implementation customer support.
  • Measure account management department on successfully growing and retaining customer accounts.
  • Manage customer outreach surveys with marketing and quality to measure performance and develop and implement action plans to enhance service.
  • Work with sales and operations teams to support and implement growth strategies.
  • Continuously evaluate the customer onboarding and retention process, to ensure communication alignment with sales and operations in achieving goals.
  • Assist in the interviewing and talent selection within the department, to build a strong customer-oriented team of Customer Service Representatives and Account Managers.
  • Oversee the development and administration of training to customer facing personnel to ensure comprehension and a high level of competency.
  • Conduct and evaluate employee performance reviews.

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 5 years as a Sr. Leader or Director in customer service and account management, preferably in logistics, supply chain, healthcare/medical products fields.
  • Comfortable leading teams and holding cross-functional teams accountable to customer performance standards and accuracy in a matrix, fast paced environment.
  • Analytical with the ability to evaluate diverse and large data sets (financial results, operational metrics, survey feedback, etc.) and determine cause/effect relationship, then outline action plans to resolve.
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to quickly, and effectively, communicate complex information to a variety of audiences in concise fashion.