Product Support Supervisor, IPM

HomeAway is expanding its Tier 1 IPM Support Leadership Team by adding a Supervisor. Tier 1 support is responsible for handling contacts via phone and email for property managers who use integration to feed their listings. The ideal candidate should have experience with managing customer-facing employees (ideally in a technical setting), exceptional operational skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for managing support team’s overall performance and professional development through regular performance feedback and coaching- Provide feedback to individual team members in 1:1 at least once per month.

  • Set team priorities that are consistent with overall company goals

  • Lead customer satisfaction survey analysis to inform departmental action plans that drive results

  • Maintain process and policy expertise, and make appropriate recommendations for continuous improvement

  • Serve as a mentor and role model within rest of the support leadership team

  • Ensure that team members acquire the appropriate support and training to apply the best skills and knowledge on the job

  • Proactively communicate with Product Support Manager regarding work flow, staffing issues/performance, and customer experience items including knowledge management and operations

  • Special projects as designated by management

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of leadership experience required, preferably in a contact center environment

  • 1-2 years of experience in contact centers, preferably with a B2B customer focus

  • Demonstrated proficiency with CRM tools and business support software applications such as MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, etc.) required

  • Experience with WFM and other customer support tools- Experience troubleshooting software integrations and API issues is a plus

  • Able to understand, modify, and troubleshoot customer data configurations 

  • Basic understanding of HTML and XML are a plus

  • Industry pluses: classified listings websites, travel websites, online advertising, or B2C websites

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but will accept equivalent experience in field

Key Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must

  • Ability to inspire and support people, establishes rapport quickly, influence beyond direct reporting structure, and resolve conflict

  • An excellent understanding of standard business practices related to customer support operations

  • Ability to motivate and drive employee performance and maintain good team morale

  • Work well under pressure in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to manage employees in multiple locations and travel between the offices

Benefits:

  • Great Medical & Dental Plans
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Target Annual Bonus
  • 4 weeks Paid Vacation
  • Employee Purchase Discount Plan
  • Discounted vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
  • Free drinks & snacks
  • Weekly company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free Listing on HomeAway.com
  • Discounted Metro Bus & Rail pass
  • Electronic adjustable stand up desk
  • Casual dress code

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