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Director Customer Contact

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  54583 

Job Function/Category:  Operations 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


Significant operational areas of direct responsibility include: 24/7 Multi site Call Center Operations, Inbound Collections, Customer Contact Centers, responsible for workforce planning, forecasting and scheduling to meet the customer service level expectations. Provide leadership and guidance to the overall operations regarding development and implementation of short and long term strategic initiatives that achieve business results. Build and maintain relationship with Union. Meet and negotiate with the Union Executive council. Responsible for overall financials and internal controls for Customer Contact. Develop and oversee O&M and Capital budget for Customer Contact. Assure adherence to the plan and balance cost containment with customer satisfaction, operational excellence, employee satisfaction and the overall business objectives. Responsible for the overall performance of the JD Power Customer Service- Phone surveys for both the Residential and Business Gas and Electric surveys.  Responsible for the operationalization of call center technologies to improve customer satisfaction and call center performance.  Provide leadership in support of the Energy Cloud and digital customer experience.


Develop and sustain a culture that fosters high performance and customer centricity. Provide both qualitative and quantitative feedback to the lines of business whose customers call the call center and visit customer offices in support of customer centricity and process improvement. Provide leadership in promoting a safe, motivated, productive and diverse workforce. Provide timely and accurate feedback regarding performance and operations.


Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 8-15 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong communicator with all levels of Management and with key external contacts.
  • Strong leadership, communication and demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated process improvement skills.
  • Ability to operationalize technology to improve customer satisfaction and operational efficiencies.
  • Labor relations expertise and knowledge of related procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated ability to strategically plan and organize operational activities, including budget, forecasting and scheduling.
  • Ability to develop talent, motivate employees, promote safety and manage performance for a large population.
  • Demonstrated responsibility and experience in achieving scorecard metrics.
  • Strong business sense for establishing structure and vision for measuring success of a call center environment. Successful track record in leading and driving change. Lead, guide and encourage a culture in order to build consensus. Communicate effectively and foster culture change for a diverse workforce. Able to motivate and drive results.


Desired Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience:


  • Masters of Business or other applicable Advanced Degree




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