CenturyLink CUSTOMER CARE MANAGER II in Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

Acts as the single point of contact and provides highly skilled customer care support for multiple customer accounts which typically have a small to medium revenue scope or have less complex to moderate product needs. Proactively manages the customer’s service needs to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and that their expectations are met. Coordinates the research and resolution in regards to 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. Such interaction is initiated by customers through phone, email and/or portal communications. Takes ownership of the request to ensure complete and accurate resolution.

Job Description

  • Must demonstrate 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 pro-actively in a dynamic, multi-tasking, fast-paced environment

  • 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

  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Team player with a great passion to succeed

  • Must work effectively under pressure; organizing multiple tasks and projects in an ever changing environment

Essential Duties:

  • Owns and manages all customer communications or escalations pertaining to new install orders. Provides order status and drives timely resolution on behalf of the customer.

  • Actively manages all service activation elements of customer orders from order entry through service “turn up.”

  • Communicates order status to customers via conference call, emails and phone calls.

  • Addresses customer requests, complaints and issues regarding their service order and delivery in a timely manner.

  • Assists with escalations pertaining to a new customer install or disconnect, providing customer order status and/or related issues and drives timely resolution on behalf of the customer.

  • 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.

  • Assists as an escalation point with billing research, billing inquiries 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.

  • Collaborates 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 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.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent education and experience.

  • 5-7 Years related experience or equivalent

  • Minimum skills required to perform in this role.

  • Relevant job experience is described as:

  • Job experience in similar industry

  • Job experience with similar essential duties Physical Requirements:

  • Office – Sits 5 to 7 hours per day; Bend, reach, stoop and crouch; lift 10 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Field of Study: Telecommunications

  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Education

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Colorado-Lone Tree; US-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition # : 203260

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.