Director of Operations
Sun Life
Taguig City, National Capital Region (Manila)
10d ago

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Job Description : Major Accountabilities

Major Accountabilities

  • Lead the teams supporting Group Benefits to deliver an industry leading client experience while meeting or exceeding key performance targets within budget
  • Management and improvement of Operations metrics
  • Build, implement and execute the strategy and service delivery model to consistently deliver an exceptional client experience and run an efficient operation
  • Partner effectively with key business stakeholders to continuously deliver an exceptional, consistent, and cost effective experience and operation
  • Foster a work culture that values the performance, development and well-being of our employees, reflected in above average employee engagement scores and people metrics
  • Participate in the overall management of the CCC as a member of the CCC Operations Leadership team. This includes setting practices that need to be common across teams;
  • people management activities, compensation guidelines, evaluation and implementation of new technology

  • Track contact centre and external client service industry developments and lead / participate in projects that introduce improved technologies, processes and practices.
  • Leverage the Brighter Way principles, structure and processes to create a culture of continuous improvement in productivity, client service and operational management
  • Own and manage P&L drive budget discussions with partners, lead cost management initiatives, keep year on year billing rate increase near flat and competitive with local industry.
  • Drive strategy identify new opportunities to add scale and lead discussions with prospective partners across Sun Life; build physical and IT infrastructure to support planned growth;
  • manage business continuity and operational risk; and drive transition of new work.

  • Drive employee engagement and retention; build management depth and ensure succession planning for the function to support planned growth and ensure risk free operations.
  • Work Experience and Skills Requirement

  • Candidate should have 10 to 15 years of experience with the BPO / Shared Service / Insurance industry
  • Should have managed an internationalcall centre in a leadership position
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • MBA / Quality / Insurance / Project management qualifications will be given preference.
  • Experience of handling a call center for an insurance account will be an added advantage
  • Experience in managing an Insurance account will be an added advantage.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or above certification will be preferred
  • Experience in leading an operation with 3 or more levels of supervision
  • Handled 300++FTEs in a captive setup or 500++ FTE in 3rd party multiple clients set up
  • The expertise required to coach and support a high performing team, create a positive team environment and work closely with other leaders and colleagues regardless of position or level within and external to the organization
  • Ability to develop the skills and capabilities of direct reports and motivate others to achieve stretch performance targets, set direction, create strategies and business plans and execute the plans / strategies
  • In depth knowledge of process redesign methods and management operating systems as well as contact center workforce management practices and tools
  • Knowledge of the financial services and the individual insurance and wealth industry operations
  • Experience applying Lean and Six Sigma principles in a service operation setting
  • Experience in transitioning processes from onshore to offshore locations
  • Experience in leading a shared service organization accountable for operations delivery for internal or external business clients
  • Experience of managing P&L at a program level will be an advantage.
  • Job Category : Call Centre

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