ADT (Protection 1) Account Management Team Manager in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) is a leading provider of security and automation solutions in the United States and Canada for homes and businesses, people on-the-go and their network. Making security more accessible than ever before, and backed by 24/7 customer support, ADT delivers same-day service and live answer within seconds in customer operations, helping customers feel more safe and empowered. ADT is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and employs approximately 17,500 people throughout North America. More information is available at Summary: Develop, analyze and implement departmental procedures and guidelines. Responsible for ensuring company/department customer attrition goals, quality, productivity and service levels are achieved. Responsible for proactively developing retention tactics and improving the Retention department through researching, recommending and implementing sound solutions to overcome customer issues. Results must include career development opportunities for the Retention staff.Essential Duties And Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, the Account Management Supervisor may be expected to perform some or all of the duties listed, and other duties as assigned.Analyze statistical reports and other documentation to identify trends and implement enhancements to overall performance.Understand and maximize impact on financial performance of the Retention department.Manages customer retention programs such as Customer Loyalty and VOIP Pricing programs with a goal of improving retention percentages.Leads retention reps to identify customers that are eligible for up sell opportunities with the intent to execute new monitoring agreements.Maintain situational awareness of the activity of representatives and prioritize and direct the activities of the staff to most efficiently meet departmental goals.Performs quality assurance evaluations of employees to determine both the areas that the employee excels in and areas that need improvement.Takes disciplinary action when necessary including documentation of oral and written warning notices and terminations when needed.Meets with employees on a regular basis to review overall performance and set expectations for improvement and personal growth when applicable.Ensures that all customer correspondences are responded to or forwarded to the appropriate department within 72 hours of receipt in the department.Professionally responds to escalated customer concerns via email, correspondence and telephone conversations.Provide formal training, one-on-one or group training to disseminate information related to acquisitions, system changes, call handling procedures and other topics, which require personal presentations.Process required forms for payroll and personnel.Performs other duties and related work as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities:Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; recommend salary action, probation, retraining, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Develop a plan for improvement and career development.Continuously upgrade and /or enhance supervisory skills by participating in available classes, training, and seminars. Knowledge:Knowledge of Company policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices.Knowledge of the Alarm Industry and company operationsKnowledge of Accounting principles and practices.Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of supervision and/or leadership.Knowledge of and a proficiency in using Computer and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), keyboard, fax machine, copy machine, telepho ne, Share Point and Internet.Skills:Excellent time management, planning and proactive thinking skills.Self-motivated and a professional attitude.Excellent communication, presentation and listening skills.Excellent teambuilding, customer service, negotiating, and interpersonal skills.Frequent need for creativity and ability to prioritize.Must be able to work with confidential information regarding customer accounts and employee files.Must possess good decision making skills, continuous use of discretion, be very organized and detail oriented.Abilities:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Ability to write reports business correspondence, and procedure manuals.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to create and interpret graphs.Ability to complete and interpret statistical analysis.Ability to apply common