Senior Appeals Coordinator - Public Sector

Location Westmeath, Republic of Ireland
Job type Contract
Salary Up to €48000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Contact Laura Craughwell
Job reference 6020_1572015370

Job description

Senior Appeals Coordinator - Public Sector - Mullingar

Grafton Recruitment is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Appeals Coordinator for our client, a prominent public sector organisation. Based in their Mullingar offices, these positions will be offered on a contract basis until December 2020, with a strong possibility of extension upon completion.

The Role:

The purpose of this role will be to provide service excellence to customers and build a deep understanding of their needs, requirements and expectations while consistently meeting, managing and exceeding their expectations in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.

The role of Senior Appeals Coordinator requires a versatile, flexible and effective manager experienced in managing third party services in a high-volume and dynamic operating environment

Key Responsibilities:

· Support the Appeals and Complaint Manager with the operational functions that meet the organisation's Appeals and Complaints obligations as set out in the Performance Delivery Agreement (PDA)

· Ensuring that Independent Appeals Officers are adequately furnished, and supported, to fulfil their duties by providing administrative support.

· Monitor appeals being tracked and managed on the system, and inform Appeals and Complaints Manager of ongoing caseloads.

· Monitor and ensure the Team are responding to complaints in a timely manner and all that they are closed out as per agreed procedures.

· Regularly carry out quality checks for all procedures, and processes, for Appeals and Complaints for the Team

· Regular review of call logs of complaints with Appeals and Complaints Manager

· Ensure withdrawals of appeals are managed appropriately and in liaison with the Independent Appeals Officer

· Assess trends of appeals and feedback from Independent Appeals Officers

· Analyse pressure points and streamline administration

· Processes Manage any assigned staff members and team, ensuring they are equipped with a clear understanding of requirements and expectations; are developed, supported and performance managed and are valued as Pobal employees and as representatives of Pobal

· Ensure rostering of staff is adequate in relation to time management, annual leave, sick leave and other leave periods

· Ensure all of the Team are involved in all aspects of the role, i.e. dealing with complaints and appeals process to ensure fair split of tasks

· Conduct one to one's with admin teams, performance reviews and set goals as agreed with the Appeals and Complaints Manager

· Conduct regular Team Meetings to ensure cohesion and development of relationships across the Team.

Interested applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Whilst experience and performance track record are key determinants, relevant qualification in project management / business management / logistics / service development and delivery is desirable.
  • Experience of a busy, complex and dynamic operations environment
  • Minimum 3 years' experience of management of customer service / account transaction services by a third party supplier and / or managing within customer interface transaction services of a significant scale
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of business to business relationship management
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of team management in service development and delivery
  • Evidence of the production of high quality reports and written materials
  • Proficient in use of business systems, workflows and management information; Microsoft packages; SharePoint applications and portals.
  • Experience of working on a client / provider site
  • Experience of service delivery in public service is desirable

A salary in the region of €48,000 along with benefits will be on offer to the successful candidate.

The closing date for applications is Thursday, October 31st

Why use Grafton?

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