Billing and Collections Manager

Location: Redhill, Surrey
Job Type: Blijvend
Specialisation: Bouw
Salary: personal pension, life assurance
Reference: BBBH2406_1638446628
Contact: Chris Wethered
Email: email Chris
Billing and Collections Manager Permanent

Our utility client requires a Billing and Collections Manager to manage the end-to-end metering and billing process.

If you have third-party management experience and experience running collections and/or billing teams, this is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference to the customer journey, putting compassion and innovation at its heart.
Working hours: Full-time hours working three days in the office and two days from home .

You will be

*Providing exceptional leadership to the Billing, Metering, Collections and Affordability Teams, enhancing processes and ensuring a high-quality customer journey.
*Ensuring the customer experience is forefront. Overseeing our end-to-end revenue processes, you'll ensure they are designed to deliver the best possible customer service and effective revenue collection, from account set up to debt recovery.
*Championing a culture of service excellence, you'll develop a preventative approach to debt management and deliver strategies to reduce water poverty. You will also contribute to the development of the departmental strategy and ensure we are always delivering on our customer pledges and regulatory commitments.
*Building a culture of high performance and positive engagement across the teams, you'll be a perfect role model for our values of Service, Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Compassion, and Innovation.
Background Essentials
*Good communication skills, both verbal and written, tailored to different situations
*Strong numerical and data abilities
*Drive and enthusiasm for improving processes and procedures
*Strong prioritisation skills and the ability to manage your own workload
*The ability to work collaboratively and build successful partnerships
*Knowledge of customer service activities within the water or other utilities sector
*Experience in running collections and/or billing teams
*Third-party management experience

Billing and Collections Manager Necessary competencies
*Ability to design, implement and manage robust and measurable feedback mechanisms.
*Customer focused leader with personal strengths of analysis, monitoring and tracking.
*Drive, enthusiasm, and energy for improving process and procedures.
*Possess good listening, written and verbal communication skills.
*Team player
*Ability to work flexibly.
*Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload.
*Ability to make effective decisions within established procedure.
*Good organisational skills
The benefits
*Up to 10% employer contribution towards Aviva's Group Personal Pension Plan
*Free on-site parking or in the local area
*Working hours: Full-time hours working three days in the office and two days from home
*Life assurance
*Bonus scheme
*23 days' holiday per year, increasing to 27 with service
*Give as you earn scheme
*Financial education, savings and personal loans through Neyber
*Aqualibrium - our wellbeing programme including Mental Health First Aiders and free annual comprehensive health checks
*Simply Health Cash Plan, Surgical Choices and Rewards
*Confidential crisis support, counselling, and legal advice
*One day paid volunteering a year
*Discounts with subsidiaries and Garage

I look forward to speaking to you soon.