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Manager, New Accounts



Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Upgrade is a fintech company that provides affordable and responsible credit, mobile banking, and payment products to everyday consumers. We were the fastest growing company in the Americas last year according to the Financial Times and Upgrade Card was the fastest growing credit card in America. We have delivered over $24 billion in affordable and responsible credit over the last 5 years. The company is backed by some of the most prominent technology investors and was recently valued at $6.3B.

We have built an energizing, collaborative and inclusive culture where team members help each other, learn and innovate to move the company and its customers in the right direction, and own the outcome of their efforts.

Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” three years in a row, “Top Companies to work for in Arizona” and one of the "Best Engineering Department" awarded annually by Comparably. We've also received recognition for being a best company for Diversity, Women, Culture, and Veterans.

We are looking for new team members who get excited about designing and delivering new and better products to join a team of 1600 talented and dedicated professionals. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for hiring, development and performance management of a team of supervisors in the New Accounts department
  • Champion engagement activities for the department, leveraging contests, activities, and recognition (the big and little things matter)
  • Build and maintain career pathing opportunities and objectives to improve employee morale and retention. We love our employees and want to make sure this is a place they can build a career
  • Responsible for ensuring that supervisors and agents have the appropriate tools to meet/exceed service level agreements.
  • Lend a voice to our agents and supervisors, be their advocate and help drive meaningful change
  • Proactively source feedback from all stakeholders on how to improve our product, platform, and our team.
  • Responsible for exceeding customer experience KPIs such as Schedule Adherence, First Call Resolution, Quality Assurance, and Production Contribution
  • Partner with Operations leaders from Customer Service, Contact Center Technology, Portfolio Management, Oversight, and Business Analytics to align business initiatives and make sure we’re always on the same page. Communication can be hard, but it’s one of the most important parts of a successful operation

What We Look For:

  • Minimum 4 years working in leadership in a high volume contact center environment
  • 2-4 years leading supervisors and 40+ total FTE
  • Strong workforce management skills as it pertains to a large contact center team
  • Extensive experience with contact center metric analysis
  • Demonstrated people leadership and employee development
  • Strong process improvement, reducing employee and customer pain points
  • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively collaborate with various leadership levels and/or department

Note to Have:

  • 4 year degree in financial services related field
  • Technical experience in contact center tools such as phone system, email, chat, customer feedback, workforce management, scheduling and forecasting, capacity planning
  • Project management experience
  • Telephony system management (Genesys)
  • Omni-Channel management experience (Zendesk, Genesys)
  • Workforce management (scheduling, forecasting, adherence, etc…)
  • Experience with a wide range of contact center tools/vendors
  • Direct experience driving customer satisfaction (CSAT) and Loyalty (NPS)

What We Offer You:

  • Great open office space
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 401K matching
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance & disability
  • Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix close to light rail and public transportation
  • Paid parking or platinum pass
  • New Hire Training Program
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Kitchen fully stocked with snacks and beverages
Our office space exceeds OSHA and CDC guidelines for workspaces amidst COVID-19. This is an in office job and work from home is not regularly offered.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.