SSA Customer Service Training & Quality Assurance Manager – British Council

Job Description

Main Accountabilities (but not limited to the following)
The appointed candidate will have the following accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

  • Ongoing SSA Quality Monitoring and Evaluation strategy and lead on continuous improvements in the method (How) quality audits are conducted in SSA Customer Service teams
  • Organizing, maintaining, customising and promoting newly developed customer service training modules in alignment with the standards required
  • Ensure that the Global Customer Service standards are adhered to for the Enquiry and Complaints handling processes in SSA Customer Service through phone, face to face, email and social media.
  • Manage framework of daily / weekly and monthly reporting of quality standard and tracking progress against agreed action points. This will include investigating reasons for any reduction in performance and sharing feedback
  • Effectively manage a regional team member and work with country CS teams to ensure quality improvement.
  • Perform monitoring on agents in multiple countries, with a focus on providing effective coaching
  • Train and guide SSA Country CSMs & CSO’s on how to perform quality monitoring and agree targets per country and query management review of standard responses. Analysing and reporting on enquiry trends and resolution rates of various teams  
  • Support and advice training needs of country staff, including managing the customer service training needs for the region and monitor induction delivered to staff. 
  • Auditing & Reporting: Understand business needs and expectations, to make use of the existing or develop customized reports to highlight key trends, improvement opportunities and progress.
  • Provide relevant reports and analysis of the activity in Sales and CS that will support attaining the objective of delivering our service with greater efficiency in all customer management working areas
  • Monitor the customer experience of our competitors to ensure that our customer service offer remains competitive
  • Manage and follow up on Customer Effort surveys and other service qualitative evaluation (third party or internal)
  • As with any business that experiences peaks and troughs of activity, there is likely to be a need to work outside office hours from time to time.

Role Specific Knowledge and Experience
The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:

  • University Degree or equivalent by experience
  • Substantial experience in Contact Centre or Frontline customer service/Sales
  • Specific experience in Quality management
  • Experience of analysing insight and management of data
  • Quality monitoring
  • Training – facilitation and content creation for training.


  • Relevant qualifications to support service operations management e.g.ICS Solutions, Innovations Award or Managing Customer service certificate
  • Advanced skills using Excel and PowerPoint.

Essential Requirements:

  • Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.

Additional Information: 

  • C1 level English
  • International Travel may be a possibility.


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