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Marketing Executive

Customer Care Manager

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Our client, DPO Group is the leading online payment company across the continent who serves the travel, tourism and hospitality sector (with more sectors in the pipeline). They are leaders in technology, innovation, responsibility and leadership. Their company culture is modern and inspired. They are purveyors of advancing technology.

They are looking for a Customer Care Manager to be based at their headquarters in Nairobi.

S/he will be responsible for managing, overseeing, and leading the customer care functions and activities across Africa. The incumbent will develop customer care processes and procedures, including service level adherence, customer retention, average handle time, monitoring and goal setting, tam management and more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops policies, procedures and business processes that drive a culture of consistency, dependability, and reliability in customer care department.
  • Service excellence: Know the merchant and ensure we provide an excellent experience: At all times, be the voice of the merchant by maintaining strong direct connection to what is happening every day with our merchants and their questions/issues.
  • Build and manage a strong long-term relationship with VIP merchants with the objective of retaining and growing spend.
  • Provide leadership in resolution of complex and high-priority service issues, as escalated from the team, to effectively ensure prompt and accurate resolution and merchant satisfaction.
  • Be primarily responsible for auditing and other quality assurance methods to ensure that the team meets or exceeds all accuracy, SLA, and quality metrics and standards.
  • Provide leadership and coaching for direct reports by modelling appropriate leadership techniques. Provide employee feedback through effective performance management practices. Ensure the development of employee skills and leadership. Conduct regular one-on-one meetings.
  • Develop and manage customised training, user guides and manuals on DPO system usage for merchants
  • Develop procedures for coordination of customer service with other departments such as sales, systems, marketing, finance, etc.
  • Monitor business and process metrics to measure and manage customer service effectiveness.
  • Identify and develop strategies to increase the quality and efficiency of support to customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Key Competencies

  • Strong working knowledge of customer service processes, policies, techniques, and applicable regulations.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with internal and external partners at all levels.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to explain complex issues in an understandable manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and deliver business results.
  • Significant experience leading teams to consistently deliver valuable results.
  • Fluency in both French and English a plus

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience leading a customer service team in a diverse environment across multiple countries and cultures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be a confident and effective communicator at all levels.
  • Flexibility and ability to work well within a team.
  • Ambitious with a positive attitude combined and an ability to take the initiative.
  • Ability to pick up new tasks quickly.
  • Accuracy and close attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and re-prioritise tasks.
  • Methodical approach and strong organisational capabilities.
  • Ability to work effectively with demanding merchants across multiple markets.
  • Strong presentation skills


An attractive salary is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

To apply, click on the link below, quoting the Job Reference in the subject header of your mail.

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