Team Leader

  • Job Reference: DST/TP/46441/13375
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2023
  • Recruiter: SS&C
  • Location: Stirling
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


We are looking for a Team Leaders in different arears for the allocation and oversight of escalations dealing with all areas of SJP Operations. This role plays a key role in the service that the Administration Centre provides to St. James's Place and is a direct link between the front and back office for resolution of escalated cases.

This is a fantastic opportunity for your first step into supervisory/junior management position, supporting the delivery of exceptional customer service through day to day organisation of work flow ensuring resource is planned and utilised effectively to maintain agreed Service Level Agreements.


  • Competitive annual salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Flex benefits scheme

Main Responsibilities

  • Managing and monitoring day to day resourcing and turnaround of escalations using appropriate workflow tool , planning and considering the requirements for the future
  • Build and develop positive internal and external relationships to maximise business opportunities
  • Review and understand MI - contributing to forecasting and decision making on a real time basis
  • Deputise for Customer Service Manager
  • Work with the CSM to identify, quantify and implement meaningful process improvements to improve capacity and quality
  • Flexibility to support team with processes and work volumes when business needs dictate
  • Involvement in Projects as required assisting in the planning and implementation of local initiatives
  • Assisting CSM with escalations , complaints and complex queries within team ensuring these are resolved through to resolution to an acceptable outcome in line with FCA guidelines
  • Deliver consistent levels of service today while planning and considering the requirements for the future
  • Manage relationship with Key Stakeholders, Customer Service Manager, teams, as well as supporting Management Company relationships

Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to understand management information and using this to make considered decisions
  • Broad knowledge of relevant regulatory and mandatory procedures and qualifications
  • Strong ability to influence and negotiate when communicating, both written and verbal , engaging people at all levels
  • Sound interpersonal skills with the ability to create an environment that delivers excellent customer service, inspiring change in people and work culture
  • Role model to others by leading by example
  • Strong skill set including decision making , problem solving ,time management ,planning analysis and organisation
  • Excellent customer focus
  • Ability to build partnerships both internally and externally with key stakeholders
  • Strong self-awareness of own strengths and capabilities
  • Ability to understand the business processes undertaken by the team and use initiative in day to day running of the team to utilise resource effectively
  • To be quality driven, aiming for 100% accuracy and timeliness of delivery