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Supervisor-Customer Relations Center in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Oversee the daily operations and staff of the Customer Care Center including responding to customer inquiries & complaints, SAP utilization and Customer Care Representative performance. Receives and handles escalated customer

complaints. Provides outage coverage and supervision during major and minor storms. Approves customer refunds as needed.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  1. Supervises team members to handle inbound and outbound customer calls with maximum productivity, a high quality of customer service, and adherence to policy and procedures. 
  2. Responds to escalated customer complaints.
  3. Responds to customer inquiries and requests from the PSC and various other departments
  4. Distribute and audit work processed by team members.
  5. Provide coaching, counseling and performance feedback to team members. Handle routine personnel issues and union grievance issues where applicable.
  6. Contribute to establishing and maintaining a work environment that is customer-focused, recognizes achievement and high performance, and promotes opportunity.
  7. Perform supervisory Duty, as required, during storms and other restoration efforts. Ensure the safe and timely restoration of service by working in concert with outage personnel, the dispatch center, and service centers as needed.
  8. May have budgetary responsibility.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of five years of customer service experience, previous supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Company’s billing system and understanding of the billing process.
  • Knowledge of PSC rules and regulations and other related rules.
  • Knowledge of Company’s customer services policies and practices.
  • Knowledge of SAP is strongly preferred.


  • Demonstrated communication, organizational and time-management skills
  • Results oriented, with the ability to troubleshoot complex problems related to customer accounts and take corrective action when necessary
  • Strong leadership skills and knowledge of the Company’s customer service policies and practices

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