CenturyLink Customer Care Manager in TOKYO, Japan
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information
Acts as a single point of contact for a group of assigned customer accounts which typically have a medium to large revenue scope or have moderate to high complex product needs. Manages any interactions from the customer order through billing to ensure highest levels of customer satisfaction. Proactively manages the customer’s service needs to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and that their expectations are met. Promotes revenue growth, retention, and overall customer satisfaction. Serves as the conduit and escalation point for exception problem management of customer troubles and issues in the areas of order entry, order validation, service activation, test and turn-up, customer access group, technical customer account management, disconnects and billing activities.
Owns and manages all customer communications or escalations pertaining to new install orders. Manages all aspects of the conversion of sales to revenue for the company. Actively manages all service activation elements of customer orders from order entry through service “turn up.” Communicates order status in a timely manner to customers via conference call, emails and phone calls. Has authority to deviate from defined processes to ensure customer satisfaction and revenue recognition
May collaborate with customer or portal support team with the on-boarding and re-boarding (as changes occur) of customers within the company portal. Provides training to customers in order to drive consistent use of the company portal. Accountable to ensure that all assigned customers are portal enabled, including owning and directing the process for implementing updates of customer information hierarchies within the company portal.
Initiates and tracks the timely and accurate moves, adds, changes and disconnects to the customer’s services based on their requests. Which include but is not limited to reason code collection, reporting and defining approach for proactively working with the customer and sales on disconnect related retention efforts. May also be provided with a level of authority to provide customer credits related to disconnect retention efforts to be used at their discretion.
Owns and creates service delivery and service management performance review presentations. Collects and interprets service performance root cause analysis and corrective actions. Delivers project status and presentations to the customers on a weekly or monthly basis depending upon customer requirements, which is delivered via electronic presentations or in person meetings
Responsible for effective and proactive pre-sales engagement which includes product compliance, ensuring factory supportability and solutions definitions.
May conduct first bill reviews (new or significant changes in services) with new and existing customers to ensure invoiced charges are accurate for contracted products and services. Assists as an escalation point to customers for billing research, and helps identify root cause of billing disputes. Initiates, develops, and manages action plans to correct and prevent the reoccurrence of specific dispute types, and has authority to approve customer credits within established limits.
Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities and ability to prioritize with good time management skills
+5 years related customer service experience in the telecommunications industry
Must have project management experience in planning and organizing data from various sources into concise, relevant information
Must have keen attention to detail. Must be self-directed, understand the requirements, and take the initiative to complete tasks or assignments with little or no direction
Experienced in interfacing with internal and external customers towards effective management of a project or customer expectations
Ability to focus and deliver proactively in a dynamic, multi-tasking, fast-paced environment
Ability to work effectively in diverse groups and demonstrated ability to direct the work of other functional organizations
Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate across organizational boundaries
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Must work effectively under pressure; organizing multiple tasks and projects in an ever-changing environment
Develop documentation to be reported to all levels of management and customer
Bachelors or Equivalent in Business or Computer Science
Requisition #: 213229
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