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Customer Manager

United Kingdom-North West

Req#: 36090BR

Date published: 12-Jul-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: ENS

Level: 132

Primary Purpose:
Black & Veatch are recruiting for a Customer Manager for our ORIS Oldham project.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Point of contact for all customer enquiries – closed when resolution satisfactory to customer (contact to be made with customer within 4 hours of receiving from United Utilities)
• Point of contact for all customer issues/complaints – closed when resolution satisfactory to customer (contact to be made with customer within 4 hours of receiving from United Utilities)
• Point of contact for all written complaints – response to be provided in SLA stated by United Utilities written team, between 1-10 days
• Regular communication with United Utilities Engineering Delivery Team
• Deliver positive customer experience including face to face communication
• Customer interaction
• Monitoring of media/social media to gauge possible impact on project
• Point of contact for out of hours matters
• Liaison with customers regarding planned works
• Ensure branding of all sites is correct to United Utilities expectation (Tone of Voice)
• Ordering of branded communication tools to brand sites correctly
• Co-ordinating information to customers (appropriate communications displayed at each work area) – Internal and external
• Maintain and update Customer & Stakeholder Communications Plan
• Deliver all requirements of Customer & Stakeholder Communications Plan
• Maintain stakeholder map (highlighting key stakeholders/customers)
• Regular communication with United Utilities Communications Team
• Provide regular updates for United Utilities project web page
• Complete customer experience during construction survey records
• Complete customer site appraisal records
• Complete customer experience post construction survey records
• Assist United Utilities in maintaining and improving their SIM score
• Promote positive recognition under the WOW scheme and other external recognition schemes
• Landowner interaction
• Regularly communicate with United Utilities Assets & Acquisitions Team
• Maintain and update private land handover tracker
• Ensure that all correct statutory notices are in place and up to date to work on private land
• Organise and lead private land meetings
• Organise handover of private land
• Identification of properties potentially affected for structural surveys
• Maintain and update structural surveys log
• Organise structural surveys through independent surveyors
• Produce and deliver completed structural surveys to customer(s)
• Attend all project meetings requiring customer presence
• Manage the project Community Investment Fund
• Engage positively with all community groups affected by the project
• Update Business Collaborator with all relevant customer documents
• Identify United Utilities extracare and sensitive customers
• Outline/identify which customers need to be communicated with for individual works
• Produce written communications (letters)
• Deliver written communications (letters/leaflets/surveys)
• Communicate with third party company to produce and deliver communications to larger areas
• Ensure adequate stock of branded communications (project leaflets/surveys etc.)
• Ordering of branded communications (project leaflets/surveys etc.)
• Ensuring all customer facing contractors have necessary level of customer training
• Ensure ‘Helping life flow smoothly’ training given to all employees
• Carry out Customer Care toolbox talks
• Carry out Customer Care training/development
• Regular interaction with United Utilities Customer & 3rd Party Co-ordinator
• Regularly communicate with Oldham Council (Highways, Environmental teams etc.)
• Produce monthly customer care report
• Record management information to produce customer performance report
• Produce monthly Councillor project update
• Attend Customer & Third party meetings
• Attend United Utilities Customer Governance Meetings
• Share customer improvement initiatives to improve SIM score
• Attend stakeholder meetings
• Organise public exhibitions to promote project
• Attend public exhibitions to communicate with customers
• Make customer appointments bound by GSOS

Minimum Qualifications:
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

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