Customer Experience Team Manager- Flights (Japanese Speaking)Apply Now
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 2.5 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.
We are currently looking to recruit self-starting Team Manager to lead a new team of customer service agents for our Flights project based in our Yokohama/Kuala Lumpur office. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a start-up project, and influence the best-practices of the team. If you are fluent in both Japanese and English, we would love to hear from you!
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Providing leadership to support our growing contact center team.
- Coaching, mentoring and setting up action plans to support key contact center metrics.
- Focusing on the core-opportunity, namely, providing resolution for any and all customer service touchpoints across multiple communication channels.
- Strong communication skills coupled with the ability to influence others by conducting team meetings, completing appraisals and evaluating performance trends both at the individual and group level.
- Identifying scalable best practices, sharing insights and working as a unit to further the business.
- Passionate about testing an idea, measuring the success and implementing across multi-lingual units.
- Leveraging data to make factual decisions or to influence process improvement opportunities.
- Hiring and developing stars.
- 24/7 Shift work is required.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Excellent verbal and written English and native Japanese skills.
- At least 2 years experience in managing a team of customer service agents.
- At least one GDS Software knowledge (Sabra, Amadeus, Galileo)
- Experience working in a contact center for travel agency, airline, or OTA would be desirable.
- The ability to motive others to give their very best with proven track record of this skills.
- Proficient in MS office and call center equipment/software programs.
- Strong analytical/presentation skills.
- Able to thrive under pressure, and have experience handing the most critical of customer escalations with calm and respect.
- A desire to help others work towards targets and develop their skills.
- Possess excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.
- Able to build solid and respectful relationships with partners and other stakeholders.
- Ability to work effectively in an start-up environment with rules and structure to be defined.
- A passion for travel and hospitality.
- A strong desire to succeed.
What we offer
- Highly competitive salary
- Provide a 5 day working week, any 5 days of the week.
- Set up medical coverage (outpatient and inpatient).
- Young and dynamic multinational team.
- Continuous learning & development.
- Provide attractive staff discount – discounted hotel accommodation anywhere in the world.
- Modern working environment in the heart of one of the most exciting cities in the world.
- Dress code – smart and casual every day.
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