Interim Contact Center Management

Project Background The 450 agent call center supported multiple markets for a cable operator. Call center performance was dropping rapidly. Agent and management morale was low and turnover was climbing rapidly. Customer complaints and call volumes were rising. Management was searching for a Vice President of Customer Care to fill this key leadership role following the departure of the previous Vice President.
Business Challenge • Address critical performance problems
• Rebuild agent and management trust and morale
• Provide day-to-day leadership while new Customer Care executive was hired.
• Support new executive in transition to leadership.
Project Approach • Assumed role of interim VP of Customer Care
• Assessed recruiting, hiring, training processes
• Assessed management structure, staff skills and strengths
• Assisted with evaluation of new VP of Customer Care candidates and transition for new hire.
Business Benefits Four month engagement:
• Dramatically improved morale and agent attendance
• lmproved monthly average service levels from below 50% to above 70%
• Revived relationships with Marketing, Information Technology, Field Service
• Re-defined quality and performance management processes
• Transitioned role to new executive who continues to be successful

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